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Blogs about Kedarkantha

Kedarkanta trek review Dec 2012- Harimohan

It was 2011 September that I had gone on a vacation to Sikkim and Darjeeling with my family. There was this Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and the museum in Darjeeling. The way the guide there was describing things had left an everlasting impression on me. So much that I can’t forget the quote written on the wall there – “May you climb from peak to peak”.

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Blogs about Kedarkantha

Kedarkanta trek review Dec 2012-Umesh

Have no words to explain what a beautiful peak kedarkantha is. Its completely mesmerising and something one can never forget. Even the 10 hour road trip from Dehradun to Sankri was also good.

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Trekker's Blogs

Trekking alongside the Amarnath Yatra

Prashant Jha, a trained mountaineer and trekker, completed the Amarnath trek in two days in July 2013. Despite bad weather and an overcrowded trail, he managed to catch breath-taking views of the Himalayas and capture them on camera too! He elaborates on his experience here.

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Blogs about kuari pass

Trekking with the best views of Nanda Devi

When the monsoon ends, you get the best views of Himalayan peaks from the Kuari Pass, says Araib Hasan. It’s one of the best treks that you can do simply for its astounding views.

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Trekker's Blogs

What is it like to have a whole valley to yourself?

It’s no fun trekking on a crowded trail. It’s the exact opposite when you have the whole trail to yourself!

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Blogs about Har Ki Dun

A calming and charming trek to Har-ki-dun

Here’s how Naveen Kanakadandi ,together with Great Hyderabad Adventure Club (GHAI) organised a trek with 10 participants back in 2011, when Har ki Dun was still unknown.

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Trekker's Blogs

Kalah Pass – Sukh Dali Trek

The Kalah pass offers one of the best unobstructed and spectacular views of the Dhauldhars and Manimahesh Range. The Holy Kailash and sacred Kuja peaks seem at a touching distance from this pass. Manimahesh Kailash, as far as my knowledge goes can be approached from three sides: a) Hadsar – Dhancho Trail, b) Kugti – Kailash Parikrama Trail, and c) Holi – Kalah – Sukh Dali Trail.

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Blogs about Goechala

Goecha la Diary

Majestic Himalayas – There is no place on this earth that is so serene and yet so grand, so vivid and as beautiful as the Himalayan Mountain Ranges says Vinita Chhatwaani and which is what attracts Vinita to them year after year. An IT professional, passionate about mountaineering, she visits the Himalayas every year with her friends in order to explore and be one with the Creator. Couple of treks that she has embarked on in the Himalayas include Chandrataal to Baralacha La, Dzongri in Sikkim, Lamayuru to Alchi via Tar La in Ladakh, Kinnaur Kailash Parikrama via Charang Ghati in Himachal and Madhymaheshwar to Kalpeshwar in Uttaranchal to name a few. To help her explore and plan better she also did her Basic Mountaineering course from WHMI Manali in 2005.

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Trekking tips

What Makes A Good Trekker?

You’ll know a good trekker when you see one after reading this article. Humility, helpfulness and selflessness are a few good qualities that a good trekker will have. Are you one?

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Trekking tips

Each time you trek, the experience is different

The students of IIM Indore went on treks to Dayara Bugyal, Kedarkantha and Roopkund with Indiahikes in October 2014. They had a tremendous time in the mountain slopes. Professor Srinivas Gunta of the same institution, who alone coordinated with all the 300+ students and went to Dayara, speaks to us about how he pulled off the magnificent task!

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Photo contests

Roopkund – Sept/Oct 2012 Photo Contest

The contest results are out ! The top three winning photos are below. Our Judge Srinivasa Prasath shares with you why the pictures turned up winners. Post your comments below.   First Prize: The first prize goes to Shakthi!   A beautiful campsite scene taken at the golden hour. The quality of the light is […]

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Photo contests

Goecha La – Sept/Oct 2012 Photo Contest

  The contest results are out !  The top three winning photos are below. Our Judge Srinivasa Prasath shares with you why the pictures turned up winners. Post your comments below.   First Prize: The first prize goes to Shanker! This photograph captures the beautiful early morning scene. The beautiful cloud formation above the peak and […]

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