On a high altitude trek, even a handkerchief can weigh you down. More than knowing what to take, you need to know what NOT to take in your backpack. Here are a few quick tips to help you out.
Taking a shower during treks is out of the question. Then how do you maintain hygiene? In this article, experienced trekkers give tips to stay clean and fresh as you scale mountains.
There is more than one way to look at and discuss this colossal artwork of nature - the Rupin Waterfall. And Samrat Chakraborty shows you how.
It is a myth that AMS doesn't affect a seasoned trekkers. Here's an account that shatters such misconceptions about AMS.
Kavitha battled in vain with the clingy leeches on her Ballalarayana Durga and Kopatty treks. She returned a notch wiser though. Here's what she learnt about keeping leeches at bay.
Are you confused about which Himalayan trek to pick as your first one? Arjun Majumdar helps narrow down your options to that one perfect trek for you!
Trekkers need to make the Goechala attempt from Lamuney, a camp earlier to Samiti. This makes the day long, very long.
Here's why it is crucial to get your timing right for a successful Goechala trek.
There are two seasons to do the Goechala trek. April-May and then September end to November. Why is timing the trek right important?
Here we detail the simple procedure to get your trekking expedition approved by IMF to help you execute your trek smoothly.
Packing a backpack correctly saves precious time that you might waste trying to find your things later. It is wise to spend some time on learning what really goes into packing a backpack.
We have chosen six of the best monsoon treks in the Himalayas. You might get a little wet, but it’s worth every drop of rain! See our list here.
Many people call to ask us whether Kashmir is a safe trekking destination. We can say that it is a lot safer now, than it has been for the past few years. Read what a few experienced trekkers have...
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