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How Indiahikes is making your trek safe

In this final article, Arjun Majumdar, founder of Indiahikes, explains the new protocols that Indiahikes has put in place to ensure safety of trekkers. Do read it and pass it on.

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Product Reviews

Salomon Quest 4D 2 GTX: All-Terrain Hiking Shoes for Seasoned Trekkers

After testing it for over a year and covering 1000+ kilometres with it, Indiahikes Trek Leader, Vishal reviews the Salomon Quest 4D 2 GTX. Take a look.

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Trek With Swathi

Shopping for Winter Trek Layers at Decathlon

Going on a winter trek in the holidays but don’t know what kind of clothes to take? Here, Swathi and Ravi, a Product Trainer for Mountain Sports at Decathlon, help you pick the ideal layers for your winter trek.

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Trek updates

Kuari Pass trekkers return with a smile – Here are the latest reviews

Last week, we shifted all Har Ki Dun winter batches to Kuari Pass. This week trekkers have returned from Kuari Pass and they can’t stop smiling.

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Expert Opinion

Safety and preparation during a trek

Why Trekkers need to take Safety on Treks more Seriously

In the second article of his three-part series on safety, Arjun Majumdar writes about a worrying trend that is spreading in the Indian trekking community.

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Trek With Swathi

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How to Pack your Photography Equipment for a Trek

Carrying a camera for your trek is a great idea. But what about packing it wisely? Here, Swathi helps you with packing photography equipment for your trek, making sure it is safe and compact in your backpack!

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Blog Contest

November 2016 Blog contest winners announced!

With the monsoon rains having left the atmosphere squeaky clean, autumn is all about crisp mountain views. Putting in their experiences with crisp writing, here are the winners of our November 2016 Blog contest!

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Expert Opinion

How mental preparation for a trek can mean the difference between life and death

Struck by altitude sickness, trekker Premanand fell unconscious at 18,500 ft. What our trek leader did next marked the difference between life and death. Here, Arjun Majumdar recounts an incident that underlines the importance of rapid action on a high altitude trek.

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Outdoor Learning

Himalayan Mountain Challenge Program

In the mountains, lots of basic things are uncertain and resources scarce. Strategizing and competing in such an environment brings out the highest degree of individual learning and transformation. The Himalayan Mountain Challenge focuses on developing real life management skills in a non-simulated environment. Indiahikes has been running this adventure education module for over 6 years now.

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Photo contests

Winners of October 2016 Photo Contest announced!

The October 2016 photo contest results are out! Apart from the top 3 winners. we have a Trekker’s choice prize too. Here is who you have chosen!

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Trek updates

All winter trek batches to Har Ki Dun shifted to Kuari Pass

As a latest development, we have had to shift all our Har ki Dun winter trek batches to Kuari Pass. Here are some detailed updates.

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Trek With Swathi

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What photography equipment to take on a trek

Many trekkers are often confused about the photography equipment they need to carry on a trek. In this video Swathi helps you choose the right kind of camera gear for a long Himalayan trek.

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