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Caught in a Blizzard on the Har Ki Dun Trek

Being caught in a blizzard reminds you of raw power of the mountains. Last week, Har Ki Dun Valley experienced a massive blizzard. Here is a trekker’s account of blizzard at Har Ki Dun Valley.

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High-Altitude Research

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Can you get Acute Mountain Sickness on an Easy Trek? Here’s a Real Life Case Study

As a trekking organisation, we find that knowledge about altitude sickness is scarce. Through these case studies, we intend to spread knowledge and make trekkers more responsible. Here’s the first high altitude case study. Take a look.

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Trekker's Blogs

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5 Important Takeaways from Brahmatal, My First Himalayan Winter Trek

A trek changes your perspective and often changes your life. Our trekker Gayatri, who trekked to Brahmatal this winter, compiles a list of lessons she took away from the trek. Read it here.

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Trek With Swathi

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Talle Valley, a Rare Jungle trek in Arunachal Pradesh

In this video, our Ground Coordinator Prathima talks about Talle Valley in Arunachal Pradesh. She tells you why it is one of the best jungle treks you’ll ever do.

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Trek updates

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Fresh Trails Open Up As Snow Melts: Latest Updates from Himalayan Treks

The weather has been moody this spring season: with irregular rain and sweltering heat. Here is an update on how all our spring treks have been running.

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Expert Opinion

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Why Sandakphu Is One Of The Most Underrated Treks In India

The Sandakphu trek is an underrated one. But Trek Leader Indrajit Hazra seeks to change that. He puts down experiences that make it one for a lifetime.

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Get Inspired

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How Our Youngest Trekker Prepared for his Kedarkantha Trek

Meet Aditya, the six-year-old that made it to the Kedarkantha summit. We speak to his parents and get some tips on how to prepare children for Himalayan treks.

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Trekker's Blogs

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Valley of Flowers: Where I Learnt That Fitness is Key to Enjoying a Trek

What led Prerna to sign up for the Valley of Flowers trek was her deteriorating fitness. Sometimes a “fitter” you needs to go on a trek to make you feel better about an earlier trek. Read her story here.

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Blog Contest

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February 2017 Blog Contest winner

Out of the bone chilling month of February comes the warmest stories of trekking. Take a look at the winner of 2017 blog contest here.

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Instagram Challenge

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Instagram 20k Photo Story Contest – Win a trek to Bhrigu Lake!

We just hit 20000 followers on Instagram! We’re celebrating with a Photo Story contest. The winner gets a fully sponsored trek to Bhrigu Lake!

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Trek With Swathi

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What is the best time to do the Roopkund trek?

The Roopkund trek is the most popular trek in the Himalayas. Here, Swathi talks the best time to go for the trek so that you don’t miss out on the highlights of the trek.

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Which are the best Himalayan treks for children?

Choosing Himalayan treks for children is quite hard. Here, Swathi helps you choose a trek that your children will learn from and enjoy.

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