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Trek Debates

Can You Help Trekkers Out Of This “Fitness Faking” Epidemic?

We’ve noticed that many trekkers have started faking their fitness. They have begun to fool us by showing fake fitness proofs. And they’re struggling on their treks. Even our Trek Leaders and staff members find it difficult to handle unfit trekkers. And we need a way out.

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Photo contests

July 2018 Trek Photographer of the Month – Contest Rules

Participate in the Trek Photographer of the Month contest if you trekked with us in July 2018. Look inside for details on how to participate.

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Green Trails Updates

Indiahikes Joins Hands With Gati Foundation To Tackle Environmental Issues In The Himalayas

Indiahikes has just associated with Gati Foundation in Uttarakhand to fight the increasing plastic pollution in the Indian Himalayas.

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Photo contests

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

Take a look at the winners and nominations of the June 2018 Photo Contest.

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Expert Opinion

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How Trekking Instills A Sense Of Belonging

The free flowing conversations on treks not only make long lasting friends out of trek mates, they also make you feel like you belong to the mountains. Our founder Arjun Majumdar writes about a few such moments from his treks.

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Green Trails Updates

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Lohajung Comes Up With New Upcycling Ideas: Updates From Roopkund

Read about the upcycling ideas at Lohajung, the Roopkund base camp.

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Expert Opinion

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How Local Cuisine Enhances Your Trek Experience

One of the seldom acknowledged benefits of trekking is the exposure it gives you to unique, local cuisines of remote places. Arjun Majumdar speaks about the refreshing tastes that he has stumbled upon in the mountains.

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Trek Photography

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How To Be A Better Trek Photographer- Know the Basics of Photography

We all take photographs on a trek. But what makes a photo exceptional? Read this article to know quick tips to help your trek photography.

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Green Trails Hero

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How a Solo Female Traveller From Germany Found Home and Peace in Kuling: The Story of Local Hero Elisabeth

When Local Hero Elisabeth came to Uttarakhand 16 years ago, she was not a local. Today, she is one of them. Read about how she made her way into people’s hearts, their lives as she took an initiative in their environmental welfare.

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Trek Highlights

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Trekker’s Favourite Lakes On The Kashmir Great Lakes Trek

Trekkers on Facebook voted for their favourite lakes on the Kashmir Great Lakes trek. Here is a rundown of the results. Take a look and decide which is your favourite lake on this trek.

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Instagram Challenge

#IHMonsoonTrek Instagram Contest

On the occasion of hitting 50,000 followers on our Instagram handle, we’re giving away an all-expense paid trek to the Himalayas. Just participate in our Instagram challenge with the hashtag #IHMySpecialTrek.

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Announcements

Volunteers Required For A Management Game With IIM In The Himalayas

Indiahikes is looking for volunteers for the highly acclaimed IIM Mountain Challenge. We are looking for fit trekkers with excellent management skills. To apply, enter here.

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