It’s a wrap for a successful Kashmir season!

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It’s a wrap for a successful Kashmir season!

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By Latika Payak

2023-09-06

We’ve come to the end of a successful trekking season in Kashmir. And our team is right now in the process of packing and transporting all the trekking equipment from Kashmir.

“We started our equipment movement from Srinagar to Doon on September 5th. This is the first batch of equipment to be moved. There will be two more batches of equipment moving by September 13th,” shares Nandana Kamasani, Head of Experience Coordination at Indiahikes, who was present at Srinagar and helped with the packing after completing her Warwan Valley trek.

This equipment serves as the foundation for the Indiahikes Experience. It includes your camping gear like tents, cooking equipment like stoves, and utensils, and safety equipment like microspikes. At the end of every season, all this equipment undergoes a careful cleaning and packing process before being transported to another trekking region.

Yesterday, loading the equipment into the truck bound for Dehradun took over two hours. It is scheduled to reach the Head Office in Dehradun in the next two days.

Packing and moving trekking equipment is a tough task. Our team members in Kashmir are working around the clock to ensure that it’s done effectively.

This was an insider’s peek into how the backend of Indiahikes moves once a season ends. We will share more behind-the-scenes updates right here in the coming days.

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Latika Payak

Senior Content Writer

About the author

Latika is a Senior Content Writer and one of the rare team members who has seen Indiahikes from its initial days. She was among the first few to begin creating content at Indiahikes, documenting treks around Maharasthra, interviewing trekkers and writing their stories.

Latika started trekking after joining Indiahikes and has trekked to Roopkund, Hampta Pass, Kedarkantha, Dayara Bugyal, Tarsar Marsar, and Har Ki Dun.

With a strong background in print media and have worked with several publications. Latika is always hunting for great stories hidden in the folds of the mountains. Horror stories from ancient routes and villages of the Himalayas are her favourite.

She is presently working on bringing out news from the remote trekking regions of our country.