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How difficult is the Kashmir Great Lakes trek?

The Kashmir Great Lakes is a moderate-difficult trek, which means that one needs to be physically fit to do the trek. Here’s an interview with Sandhya, who explains just how difficult the trek is.

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Trekking tips

What ‘NOT’ To Take On Your Trek

On a high altitude trek, even a handkerchief can weigh you down. More than knowing what to take, you need to know what NOT to take in your backpack. Here are a few quick tips to help you out.

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Is it safe to trek with Indiahikes?

Any trekker is concerned about safety when it comes to trekking at high altitude. In this video, Arjun, the founder of Indiahikes explains why Indiahikes is the safest organisation to trek the Himalayas with.

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A grand photo story on the Everest Base Camp – Gokyo Ri trek

The Everest Base Camp trek via Gokyo Ri and Chola Pass is a grand one. Not many people get a chance to be amongst such big mountains. Arun Nayak captures the trek in this awe-inspiring photo story.

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Green Trails

How is Indiahikes leaving mountains in a better condition?

At Indiahikes, we have been working to leave the mountains in a better condition for over five years! Over a period of time, we have learnt of ways to tackle human and food waste more effectively, and there is still a lot of scope for improvement. Take a look at the progress we have made so far.

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How To Use And Roll A Sleeping Bag

A sleeping bag isn’t the easiest thing to figure out if you are using it the first time. So here’s Swathi with a tutorial on how to use and roll a sleeping bag.

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Green Trails

Classes on Cleanliness at Sari

Inculcating a habit of cleanliness and environmental consciousness in children is the sure shot way for a pollution free future. Our team at Deoriatal Base camp spent a week at the Government school in Sari village teaching kids the value of hygiene.

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Trek Leaders Speak

Keeping the mountains ‘swachh’ is not just our duty, but a necessity

The spirit of trekking is incomplete without the immense love and respect for mountains. Our trek leader Gurdit talks about why there is an urgent need to keep our mountains clean and litter-free.

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Trekking tips

How To Stay Hygienic On Treks (Even During Your Periods)

Taking a shower during treks is out of the question. Then how do you maintain hygiene? In this article, experienced trekkers give tips to stay clean and fresh as you scale mountains.

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Trek Leaders Speak

And not a single piece of plastic was burnt that day

Green Trails update from Deoriatal – On 28th April 2016 our team joined hands with around 50 women of the Mahila Mandal in Sari to collect plastic waste. Indiahikes trek leader Dushyant Sharma recollects details about the impromptu clean up campaign.

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How to keep warm on a high altitude trek

The secret to staying warm in freezing temperatures is the same principle that we follow in cold winters. Layering.
In this video Swathi explains what all you need to stay comfortably warm on your Himalayan trek.

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Contest Archives

March 2016 Blog Contest Winners

We received some interesting blog entries from treks like Kedarkantha, Deoriatal, Sandakphu and Har Ki Dun this March. Two blogs stole the show, winning the March 2016 Blog Contest. 

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