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Outdoor Learning

Florence Public School hops onboard the Hiking Club wagon

On July 9th, Florence Public School became the second school in India to include a Hiking Club in their curriculum! Here’s a photo story of how the day unfolded!

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Outdoor Learning

Indiahikes launches the first ever Hiking Club in India

On July 7th, Indiahikes launched its first ever Hiking Club in India, at Daffodils English School. The very first day of the Hiking Club started with a bang! Take a look here!

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Trekker's Blogs

Trekkers Speak

Here’s what a few of our trekkers have to say about their experience with Indiahikes.

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Product Reviews

Coleman Basin Sleeping Bag

Arjun Majumdar from Indiahikes tested Coleman’s Basin sleeping bag on his overnight trek to Ooty in June 2015.

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Trekking tips

4 Best Monsoon Treks in the Indian Himalayas

We have chosen four of the best monsoon treks in the Himalayas. You might get a little wet, but it’s worth every drop of rain! Here they are.

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Documented Himalayan treks

Lamayuru to Kongski La Base Winter Trek

The trek from Lamayuru to the base of Kongski La is an adventurous one in Ladakh. It involves trekking over a frozen tributary of River Indus in winter. What’s more? It passes through picturesque villages and monasteries, befriending one with Ladakhi culture with unmediated experiences.

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Photo contests

May Photo Contest – Results

The results are out! Here are the top 3 photographs from May 2015. Congratulations to the winners!

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Product Reviews

Coleman Tent Light – Worth the weight

Sandhya UC, a partner at Indiahikes, tested Coleman’s Magnetic Tent Light on her trek to Rupin Pass in May 2015. She believes it’s a wonderful replacement for the headlamps and torches that trekkers usually use inside tents.

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Get Inspired

I can’t wait for my next solo trek!

Many women fear travelling alone in India, but most of our women trekkers believe that the mountains are safer than any other part of the country. Rashmi Rao, who did the Goecha La trek in May 2015, came all alone from Mumbai, trekked with strangers, who turned to friends, and she can’t wait to trek again. Read all about her experience here.

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Trek Guides

Nilgiri Hills Trek

Trekking for an entire week in the Nilgiris around Ooty is something only hardcore trekkers do. Vinita is one such trekker, who has documented a fantastic 6-day-trek in the Nilgiris, snaking around lakes, forests, meadows and farmlands.

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Outdoor Learning

How to enrich your child’s trekking experience

If you’re taking your child on a trek, there’s a lot you can do to make it more exciting for him – be it telling him a mythical story about the trail or educating him about a rare bird that you spot. Here are a few tips for you to enrich your child’s trekking experience.

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Trekking tips

Is trekking in Kashmir safe?

Many people call to ask us whether Kashmir is a safe trekking destination. We can say that it is a lot safer now, than it has been for the past few years. Read what a few experienced trekkers have to say about safety in Kashmir.

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