Rupin Summer 2012-Photo Contest

Rupin Summer 2012-Photo Contest

Category Photo Contest

By Sandhya UC



The Rupin Pass Summer 2012 photo contest results are out ! The top three winning photos are below. Post your comments below.First Prize: The first prize goes to Chintan.

A note from Indiahikes:

The winners and the submissions get the following awards from Indiahikes.


The winner of the photo contest gets a Rs 5,000 Trek Voucher from Indiahikes, plus a Trekking pole plus an Indiahikes T-Shirt.The second runner up get Rs 2,500 Trek Voucher from Indiahikes, plus a neck warmer from Decathlon, plus an Indiahikes T-Shirt.

Rupin pass Summer 2012 Photo Contest

Here are the shortlisted 12 best photos of the Rupin Pass May &  June 2012 trek photo contest. Trekkers were asked to submit their best photos from the trek for the contest.

The judges will now run through these photos and choose one among them as the winner. Before the judges choose, tell us which of these photos deserve the best photo award (use the comments box below). 

The photographs selected here are in random order. The numbers attributed to the photos are to identify the photographer and does not denote any ranking by Indiahikes. Use the number and the name of the person to make your comments.

Please click on the photo to view the enlarged image.


Trekkers in a contemplative mood. Photographer: Aashna

The Rupin fans out at the Saruwas thatch campsite. Photographer: Aashna

Rajmohan standing on top of a cliff and observing the team come up at upper waterfall.

The paddy  field just before the entrance of the forest after Jhaka. Photographer: Arjoon

The Nalgan pass valley seen from the meadows enroute Sangla Kanda.

The village on the right as you walk out of Dhaula. Photographer: Pravin Tale

Dhandheras Thatch. Photographer: Rachna


The meadows before Sangla Kanda. Photographer: Ravi Choudary



Sandhya UC

Co-Founder & COO

About the author

Sandhya is a founding partner at Indiahikes. Over the past ten years, she has explored and put on the map few of the greatest Himalayan treks in India, including Kashmir Great Lakes and Kedarkantha. She is a TedX Speaker and has been awarded the Women of Worth Award by Outlook Business in 2017.

She believes in sustainable living just as she believes in sustainable trekking.

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