Can you trek during your periods?

One of the things women do while planning their trek is check the calendar and see if their period dates coincide with their trek. It’s important to keep track, but it’s important to learn how to manage periods on a trek as well. Periods are no reason to postpone a trek. They are as normal in the mountains as in the city. Sandhya UC, who has been trekking for 15 years, doesn’t let anything stop her from trekking. She gives all women trekkers tips to manage their periods on treks.

 

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Swathi Chatrapathy is a journalist from Bangalore. She heads the content team at Indiahikes and runs a video show called Trek With Swathi. Writing, reading and trekking are up there on her list of favourite things!

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