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Watch this video on Why Brahmatal is the Best Peak Winter Trek

By January and February, most trekking trails are buried in waist deep snow. Not Brahmatal. Which makes is a great winter Himalayan trek for that period. But what makes it a classic winter trek? Arjun Majumdar throws some light on the uniqueness of Brahmatal.

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Trek updates

The Mountain Lover’s Gold Calendar is now up for sale!

The wait is over. The Mountain Lover’s Gold Calendar is up for sale! We have many more updates from the winter season of slopes and the head office in Bangalore.

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Announcements

The Mountain Lover’s Gold Calendar 2017

Every time we look at grand pictures of our treks, our hearts leap with excitement. We have put together twelve such heart-stopping pictures in The Mountain Lover’s Gold Calendar 2017. Order your copy here.

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Expert Opinion

How Indiahikes is making your trek safe

In this final article, Arjun Majumdar, founder of Indiahikes, explains the new protocols that Indiahikes has put in place to ensure safety of trekkers. Do read it and pass it on.

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Product Reviews

Salomon Quest 4D 2 GTX: All-Terrain Hiking Shoes for Seasoned Trekkers

After testing it for over a year and covering 1000+ kilometres with it, Indiahikes Trek Leader, Vishal reviews the Salomon Quest 4D 2 GTX. Take a look.

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Shopping for Winter Trek Layers at Decathlon

Going on a winter trek in the holidays but don’t know what kind of clothes to take? Here, Swathi and Ravi, a Product Trainer for Mountain Sports at Decathlon, help you pick the ideal layers for your winter trek.

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Trekker's Blogs

Har Ki Dun: The First ever trek of an Acrophobic to the Valley of Gods

A sky full of stars is something that I always wanted to gaze at. It is surely a sight we in the cities crave for. I was at Har Ki Dun and the distance between me and the stars stunned me from the 12,100 feet that I was at. I didn’t bother myself trying to answer the million questions running […]

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Trek updates

Kuari Pass trekkers return with a smile – Here are the latest reviews

Last week, we shifted all Har Ki Dun winter batches to Kuari Pass. This week trekkers have returned from Kuari Pass and they can’t stop smiling.

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Expert Opinion

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Why Trekkers need to take Safety on Treks more Seriously

In the second article of his three-part series on safety, Arjun Majumdar writes about a worrying trend that is spreading in the Indian trekking community.

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How to Pack your Photography Equipment for a Trek

Carrying a camera for your trek is a great idea. But what about packing it wisely? Here, Swathi helps you with packing photography equipment for your trek, making sure it is safe and compact in your backpack!

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Blog Contest

November 2016 Blog contest winners announced!

With the monsoon rains having left the atmosphere squeaky clean, autumn is all about crisp mountain views. Putting in their experiences with crisp writing, here are the winners of our November 2016 Blog contest!

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Expert Opinion

How mental preparation for a trek can mean the difference between life and death

Struck by altitude sickness, trekker Premanand fell unconscious at 18,500 ft. What our trek leader did next marked the difference between life and death. Here, Arjun Majumdar recounts an incident that underlines the importance of rapid action on a high altitude trek.

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