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How a Solo Female Traveller From Germany Found Home and Peace in Kuling: The Story of Local Hero Elisabeth

When Local Hero Elisabeth came to Uttarakhand 16 years ago, she was not a local. Today, she is one of them. Read about how she made her way into people’s hearts, their lives as she took an initiative in their environmental welfare.

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Trek Highlights

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Trekker’s Favourite Lakes On The Kashmir Great Lakes Trek

Trekkers on Facebook voted for their favourite lakes on the Kashmir Great Lakes trek. Here is a rundown of the results. Take a look and decide which is your favourite lake on this trek.

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Instagram Challenge

#IHMonsoonTrek Instagram Contest

On the occasion of hitting 50,000 followers on our Instagram handle, we’re giving away an all-expense paid trek to the Himalayas. Just participate in our Instagram challenge with the hashtag #IHMySpecialTrek.

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Announcements

Volunteers Required For A Management Game With IIM In The Himalayas

Indiahikes is looking for volunteers for the highly acclaimed IIM Mountain Challenge. We are looking for fit trekkers with excellent management skills. To apply, enter here.

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Trek Highlights

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Why Bhrigu Lake Is The Perfect First-Timer’s Trek

There are very few treks that climb up to the splendour of this trek. And the best part – it’s a first-time trekker’s delight. Read this article to know more about this trek.

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Green Trails Updates

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4 Schools, 12 workshops and 1,370 kgs of waste collected: Updates from Sandakphu

The upcycling energy is picking up momentum at Sandakphu. This means more segregation at source, more safe waste disposal and more awareness.

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Local Hero Pavithra: How This 65-Year Old Finds Creative Ways To Upcycle Waste

Local Hero Pavithra has been doing for years, what we have been trying to do for months. Upcycling plastic. Read about how Pavithra makes plastic mats with the soft plastic waste generated in her village.

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Trekking tips

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Understand These 18 Parts Of A Backpack Before Buying One

A backpack is the most integral gear on a trek. Understanding its key components is key to choosing a good backpack. In this post, we break down the parts of a backpack and tell you how each part helps. Take a look.

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Thursday Trek Talk

What Makes An Ideal High Altitude Trek Team

The team that you trek with can make or break your trek experience. Here, we decode what makes a great trek team. Take a look.

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Latest Updates

And The Kashmir Trek Season Begins! – Latest Updates

This week, our Kashmir treks have finally begun, after all the anticipation! Here are the latest updates from the trekking world.

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Announcements

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Would you like to volunteer to take school children on treks around Bangalore?

Are you someone with a flair for trekking but don’t get much chance to indulge in it? If Yes, take a look at our volunteer’s programme for the Eco-Hiking Club.

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Get Inspired

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Starting Too Late? There’s No Such Thing for This 50-Year Old Trekker

Suma Sampath shares her story of choosing to be a runner and a trekker for life. At 50 years old, she believes she’s just getting warmed up. Read this article to know what keeps her motivated.

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