Are my fitness screenshots and medical certificate compulsory?

Both these documents are mandatory.

Your fitness screenshots help us know that you are preparing for the trek and are fit to go.
These also help you gain confidence to do the trek successfully.

You can install a fitness app ( Eg- Nike run club ), go for a jog.
Cover the distance as per your trek’s eligibility criteria and upload the screenshot on your dashboard.

Here is a screenshot on where you have to upload the screenshot on the dashboard.

 

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The medical certificates have to filled by a certified doctor. This certificate has all your vital readings which helps the trek leader understand your health better.

And yes, you do not have to upload the medical certificate. You have to take a hard copy of it to the basecamp. Your trek leader will be verifying this at the basecamp.

Click here for the downloadable pdf of the medical certificate

Vishnu Benne

Vishnu Benne

Vishnu heads the FinOps team at Indiahikes. He is a problem-solver at heart, and has been solving problems of the trekking world since 2016. Although Vishnu started as a Trek Coordinator, he moved to Operations to set some much-needed processes. Not many know this, but Vishnu built an effective system to keep track of equipment in the remote Himalayan locations. He is also an adventure enthusiast who pursues a new adventure every year. So far, he has earned an advanced certificate in Skiing from IISM Gulmarg, has done about 10 high altitude treks and is a licensed scuba diver. To top it, he is also a trained classical singer who can play the Ukulele. In fact, if you drop in at Indiahikes office, you might just catch him singing! Vishnu hopes to use his varied exposure to bring new technologies and processes into the world of treks. You can catch him on [email protected]