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Thursday Trek Talk

How Trekking Is Changing

Trekking as an adventure sport in our country has changed a lot from its days of inception. Right from better safety standards, active government participation, to environment-friendly programmes such as Green Trails we have come a long way. But is all this enough? Read what Arjun has to say on this.

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Expert Opinion

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Get Ready For Some Monsoon Trekking

Monsoon brings out the best of the hills — they are at their greenest best, vibrant with dense forests and lush meadows. You never get to see the hills like you see them in monsoon. But you’ve got to know where to go. Here are some helpful suggestions: Start local  Let’s first talk about day […]

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Work With Indiahikes

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Attention Photographers! Here’s Your Chance To Win A Trek To The Himalayas

We’re looking for a skilled photographer who can work on a special assignment with us. If you’re a photographer with a love for the mountains read this article.

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Green Trails Hero

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How This Swedish Citizen Uses Eco-Bricks To Fight Plastic Pollution In Manali

This week’s local hero story is about Hawey, a Swedish man who found friendship, peace and a sense of purpose in Jagatsukh, our base camp of the Hampta Pass trek. His actions revolve around the local environmental welfare. This makes him our hero. Read his complete story here.

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Our New Upcycling Ideas at the Sandakphu Base Camp: Jaubhari Updates

New upcycling ideas always gets us excited. Having more upcycled ideas means more ways to use the waste generated on the Himalayan slopes. It is no surprise that every upcycled item is a high-five moment for us. Read more in our updates from Sandakphu.

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Green Trails Hero

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How our Local Hero Sukhman Daju Helped Create An Eco-Village in Sandakphu

Sukhman Daju is the go-to person for our Green Trails team at the Sandakphu base camp. He has helped Indiahikes make Jaubhari a model eco-village. Read more to know how.

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Trek Photography

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How To Improve Your Trek Photography By Using Just One Lens

We have predetermined ideas of which lens to use where. But have you ever tried shooting a portrait with an ultra wide angle lens, or a landscape with a telephoto lens? Know the possibilities of using just one lens for all your photography needs.

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Trek Debates

Can You Help Trekkers Out Of This “Fitness Faking” Epidemic?

We’ve noticed that many trekkers have started faking their fitness. They have begun to fool us by showing fake fitness proofs. And they’re struggling on their treks. Even our Trek Leaders and staff members find it difficult to handle unfit trekkers. And we need a way out.

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Photo contests

July 2018 Trek Photographer of the Month – Contest Rules

Participate in the Trek Photographer of the Month contest if you trekked with us in July 2018. Look inside for details on how to participate.

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Photo contests

Announcing the results of the June 2018 Trek Photographer of the Month Contest

Take a look at the winners and nominations of the June 2018 Photo Contest.

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Expert Opinion

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How Trekking Instills A Sense Of Belonging

The free flowing conversations on treks not only make long lasting friends out of trek mates, they also make you feel like you belong to the mountains. Our founder Arjun Majumdar writes about a few such moments from his treks.

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Green Trails Updates

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Lohajung Comes Up With New Upcycling Ideas: Updates From Roopkund

Read about the upcycling ideas at Lohajung, the Roopkund base camp.

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