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

Take a look at the Winners of the July 2018 Photo Contest.

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Thursday Trek Talk

High Court Order Ends Trekking in Uttarakhand

The High Court of Uttarakhand has passed an order that prevents overnight camping in the high altitude meadows (and semi meadows) of Uttarakhand. Read this article to know what it means.

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Green Trails

How Far Would You Go To Clean The Hills?

While most of us enjoy trekking, there are very few of us who practice sustainable trekking practices. Let’s take a look at what more needs to be done.

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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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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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Thursday Trek Talk

6 Himalayan Treks Where You Don’t Need Indiahikes

This Independence Day eve, we bring you 6 Himalayan treks that you can attempt on your own. Most of these treks have the required infrastructure to support the first-time trekker. Read this article to know about these treks.

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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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Green Trails

A Documentary Film On Green Trails By Red Bangle Films

Lakshmi Rebecca from the Red Bangle Fiilms, set out on a journey to Roopkund to see how the problem of waste is tackled in the mountains. Check out her insights in this video movie clip.

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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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