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Green Trails: A mission to leave mountains in a better condition

In 2013, Indiahikes took up Green Trails as a mission. In this video, Green Trails crusader Lakshmi Selvakumaran talks about how far we have come and our vision for the future.

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Product Reviews

Forclaz 500 High: Excellent Hiking Shoes for rough Himalayan Terrain

Your hiking shoes can either make or break your trek. So it is important to invest in a good pair! And the Forclaz 500 High could be your next buy! Read this review to know why.

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Green Trails

My Fourth trek to Roopkund: Reflecting on the highs and lows

Back from his fourth trek to Roopkund, Green Trails Intern Nikshep gives an account of the work that is being done on the slopes. He felt awful to see the sorry plight of holy places. But the enthusiasm of local staff and their awareness of green practices gives him hope for the future.

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Get Inspired

What I learnt after battling a Snowstorm on the Everest Base Camp trek

Christopher was invincible when he started his Everest Base Camp trek. But his beliefs took a turn when he saw himself facing a snowstorm. Here’s his story.

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Trekking tips

5 Best Himalayan Treks for Children

Trekkers often ask us about which trek will suit their children best. After much debate, we put together the Best 5 Himalayan treks for children! Take a look!

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Trek updates

Latest updates: Preparing for Everest Base Camp and more

So much happened this week! From making arrangements for the EBC via Gokyo Ri trek to catching a thief red handed at the Deoriatal Base! Read on for the latest news from the Himalayas.

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Why Deoriatal-Chandrashila is the best trek during Christmas

Deoriatal to Chandrashila peak is the best Christmas trek for families with children, especially if it is your first time in the Himalayas. In this video, Indiahikes founder Arjun Majumdar explains why.

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Trek updates

Latest updates: It’s time to Look East!

We are venturing into Arunachal Pradesh with the brand new Talley Valley trek! At the other slopes, it’s raining at some places, and clear on some other. Here are updates from the Himalayas you don’t want to miss!

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Trekker's Blogs

Bada Bhangal Trek- The grinning grasslands of Himachal

The Bada Bangal trek is a well explored trek in Himachal Pradesh. Trekker Parth Joshi captivates the reader’s imagination by penning down his experiences about this difficult trek in a detailed 8 part series.

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Trek Leaders Speak

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A Rational Mind’s reasons to Trek

Why do people trek? It is no easy task and involves persistent efforts but the number of youngsters taking up trekking is on the rise. Why? In this article, Trek leader Vyshakh Nair lists out some profound changes that trekking brings out in people.

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Expert Opinion

Safety and preparation during a trek

Which is a better trek in winter? Deoriatal or Kedarkantha?

The Deoriatal and Kedarkantha treks are both immensely beautiful winter treks. Arjun Majumdar writes from experience about which is the better winter trek!

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Trek With Swathi

How to tie your shoelace so that it doesn’t come off

Have you ever had to stop while climbing on a trek, simply to bend down and tie your shoelace? Here is a quick tip by Swathi on tying the perfect knot.

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