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Trekking in Himalayas- May 2017 Photo Contest - Indiahikes

May 2017 Trek Photographer of the Month

Our Photo Contest for May 2017 is now open. The winner gets a goodie from sponsored from Wildcraft. Take a look at the rules and prizes here!

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Green Trails

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What Trekking To Sandakphu Taught Me About The Garbage Crisis In The Himalayas

Maya Kilpadi, a social researcher, writes about the garbage crisis at Sandakphu and why the Green Trails initiative is a necessary step towards keeping the mountains clean.

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Trek updates

Latest Updates: Our Himachal season begins!

With the Bhrigu Lake starting today, Buran Ghati starting tomorrow, and Hampta next week. our Himachal season has officially begun. Read updates here.

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Green Trails

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How Plastic Bottles Were Upcycled At Remote Villages In Uttarakhand

A big Green Trails team in the Himalayas came up with an innovative way of upcycling disposable water bottles into construction bricks. Take a look!

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Expert Opinion

Pin Bhaba Pass vs Pin Parvati Pass: Which trek to choose?

Pin Bhaba and Pin Parvati Pass are often spoken of in the same breath. They have similar challenges, similar scenery and similar landscapes. In this article, our founder Arjun Majumdar helps you choose between them.

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Trek Leaders Speak

What I Learnt When I Trekked With Shepherds Across Pin Parvati Pass

Before she became a Trek Leader, Anuja travelled extensively across Himalayas. Ultimately, it was her experience on Pin Parvati that shaped her into the trek leader she is today. Read her Pin Parvati story here.

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Expert Opinion

Is It Possible To Do Himalayan Treks During Monsoon?

We often get questions about how monsoon affects our treks. In this article, our founder, Arjun Majumdar details how monsoon spreads in the Himalayas and which are the best regions to explore and which regions you should avoid.

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Photo contests

Winners of Trek Photographer of the Month- April 2017

This month’s photo contest entries left us stumped. What spectacular compositions of treks we are so familiar with! So we took help. Our judge for this month helped select the best out of the lot. Now you get to pick a winner too! Take a look at the nominations here.

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Trek updates

Latest Updates: You Can Now Download A Classy Roopkund Handbook

To enhance our trekkers’ experience, we have made a trek handbook! Download it here and tell us what you think.

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True Spirit of Trekking

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How Rescuing A HAPE Victim Transformed An Ordinary Man Into A True Trekker

On his Goechala trek, Pushpam Singh learnt the quality that sets a true trekker apart. It all unfolded when his tent mate was hit by HAPE. Read about his experience here.

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True Spirit of Trekking

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How A Botanist Enhanced The Experience Of His Co-Trekkers Tenfold

Being knowledgeable is one thing. But sharing your knowledge is what makes you an invaluable trekker. Arun Kumar is one such trekker who enhanced the experience of his co-trekkers tenfold!

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True Spirit of Trekking

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How A Failed Attempt To Chandrashila Transformed This Trekker Completely

When Ruchi went on her first Deoriatal trek, she failed. However, instead of brooding over it, she grabbed it by its horns and tackled it up front. Here’s her story.

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