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Adventureworx WindBlock Lumi Jacket Review – A Warm, Tough Jacket For Your Himalayan Trek

I used the Adventure Worx – WindBlock Lumi Jacket, recently on 2 of my treks. Here’s a review of this jacket based on parameters of warmth, fit, Material, Cost and much more. Read it to find whether this jacket is a good buy.

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Indiahikes Trek NEWS 17th May 2018

A news bulletin to bring you the latest updates from our treks.

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Journals of a GT Intern

My Experiences Of Being A 2-Time Green Trails Intern

Do you want to know how is the life of a Green Trails Intern? What are his learnings, interests, and challenges? Hear straight from our 2-time Green Trails Intern Abhinav Chaurasiya.

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Trekking tips

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What To Take In Your Backpack On A Himalayan Trek

Here’s a detailed list of everything you need for a week long Himalayan trek!

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Thursday Trek Talk

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How To Prevent Altitude Sickness

In this article, we learn how to prevent Acute Mountain Sickness with medication like Diamox (Acetazolamide) and without Diamox. You’ll also find the correct dosage for a preventive course of Diamox in here.

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Green Trails Hero

Local Hero Devendar – The Businessman Who Became An Eco-Warrior

In this week’s Local Hero series, we bring to you Devendar, a shopkeeper from Lohajung who changed his old ways to be a green champion. This change was not easy as he had to find alternate ways to keep his business up & running. Read his full story to know more.

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Latest Updates

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Latest Updates (May 14th-May 19th): IMD Issues Fresh ‘Bad Weather’ Warnings

Following IMD’s bad weather forecast we have put all trekking teams on an alert. Read our weekly updates wherein we bring the latest news from the Himalayas.

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Expert Opinion

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What Are Chilblains? How Can They Be Prevented?

Chilblains are itchy, painful and burning red-blue swellings on the skin that occur as a reaction to a sudden change in temperatures. This condition can worsen your trek experience. Read & find out 8 ways to prevent these Chilblains.

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Thursday Trek Talk

How To Treat Altitude Sickness – AMS, HAPE, & HACE

Today’s article is an important one — it’s about treating altitude sickness – AMS, HAPE,& HACE. Before I get into medications and technicalities, I want to share a golden rule with you. And it is not about descending, which most manuals will talk about. It is something you must always remember.

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Latest Updates

Gaumukh-Tapovan Trek Of May 13th Cancelled

Because of continuous snow and buried trails, we are calling off the Gaumukh Tapovan batch of May 13th. The forest dept. has also disallowed treks for the next five days. Here are the latest updates.

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Latest Updates

Kedartal Trek, May 12th Batch Cancelled

With continuous snowfall over the past two days on the Kedartal trek, snow has blocked the trail and made it very unstable. So we will not be running the May 12th batch.

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Green Trails Hero

For Local Hero Rukmani Devi, Upcycling Is Not Just About The Money Anymore

Here’s the story of a woman who has defied the society, gone above and beyond the call of duty, to take the Green Trails mission forward.

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