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Pin Bhaba Pass Trail Still Unstable After Last Week’s Landslide. Here’s A Temporary Itinerary

After last week’s landslide on the Pin Bhaba Pass Trail, the trail to the pass is still unstable with rockfall. Here is a new temporary itinerary for the trek.

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Sustainability Champion

A Guide To Composting Your Wet Waste – With Tips From Experts

The second part in the series on how to become a Sustainability Champion, learn all about how you can compost your wet waste, with easy-to-follow steps and expert tips!

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Latest Updates

Landslide At Pin Bhaba Pass Leaves Trail Blocked – Here’s The Future Course Of Action

We have an update from the Pin Bhaba Pass trail. There was a landslide just above the Phutsirang campsite, blocking the trail towards the pass. In this post we have the latest updates from the trail and also the future course of action for trekkers headed here.

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Indiahikes Weekly Crossword

What Do These Mountain Names Mean?

How well do you know the animals found in the Himalayas? Test yourself in our Indiahikes Weekly Crossword!

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True Spirit of Trekking

How This Spanish Paramedic Saved A Fellow Trekker’s Life On The Gaumukh Tapovan Trek

In May 2019, Asier, a Spanish paramedic came with Indiahikes for his first Himalayan trek. He had no idea he will be involved in the rescue of a fellow trekker’s life on the trek. Here’s the story of what happened that day.

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Thursday Trek Talk

The Story Of How We Evacuated 162 Team Members From Kashmir

The inside story of how we evacuated 162 trekkers and team members from J&K along with more than a tonne of equipment in less than 48 hours.

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Trekking Gear

down jacket

8 Things You Should Not Do With Your Down Jacket

A Down jacket is a very expensive investment when it comes to trekking gear. Trek Leader Tanmay Bain tells you 8 things you should not do with it that might quickly damage it.

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Latest Updates

Himachal and Uttarakhand Treks Not Affected By Kashmir Situation

We called off all our Kashmir treks this season due to the government order. This has not affected our treks in Himachal and Uttarakhand whatsoever. Read on to find alternative treks you can do instead of Kashmir.

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Trekking tips

8 Hacks To Maintain Your Personal Hygiene On A Trek

Many of you ask us how to maintain hygiene on a trek without bathing. Here are a few simple things you can do to stay hygienic while on a trek.

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Sustainability Champion

What You Need To Do To Be A Sustainability Champion

Shifting to a zero-waste lifestyle is not an easy task. Here’s a step-by-step process you can follow to ease yourself into it! Read this article to know more about the Sustainability Champion Program.

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Latest Updates

Kashmir Season Comes To An Abrupt End: All Kashmir Treks Called Off

In light of the security advisory sent by the J&K govt, and taking into account the current situation in the Valley, we are calling off all Kashmir treks this year.

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Trek Leaders Speak

How I Quit My Job As A Hospitality Manager To Become A Trek Leader

An IIT graduate from a small town in Haryana, Himanshu Singla’s foray into trek leading is as amusing as it is inspiring. Quitting a high-paying job, adventurous solo-treks in 6,000 m mountains, and finally a Trek Leader at Indiahikes. He opens up about his intriguing life story.

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