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Green Trails

How to promote green trekking

It’s not very difficult to stay clean and keep the surroundings clean during treks. Vaibhav Chauhan hands out a few tips about good and hygienic habits during treks. Here are a few of them.

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Blogs about Roopkund

Roopkund Photoshare

Roopkund Photoshare   Contributed by Indiahikes trekkers Trekkers Photo Links   Watch the Roopkund Panorama unfold with these photolinks shared by our trekkers. Click to view induvidual albums..   May / June 2012   Soumik De -26 May    Naveen H B – 22 May      Chaitanya A – 9 June Xulhaz – 2 June   June 2012 […]

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Blogs about Valley of Flowers

My trek to Valley of Flowers

Shankaran Bharatan, who visited the Valley of Flowers writes about the best of times and the worst of times on the trek.

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Trekking tips

What kind of a camera should you buy?

While you’re taking a camera on a trek, you have to consider its weight and size. So should you take a Bridge camera or a Point and Shoot or a DSLR? Neelima Vallangi helps you decide what kind of camera to pick.

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Announcements

Explore the Sahyadris in the monsoon

Join Indiahikes this July and August to explore, document and map the trails of the Sahyadris. Volunteers are invited to be part of the exploration teams. Most explorations would be conducted during the weekends.

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Blogs about Gaumukh Tapovan

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Prashanth has been a regular trekker with Indiahikes for long. This is his photostory of his Gaumukh Tapovan trek that he did way back in 2008.

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Blogs about Gaumukh Tapovan

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Prashanth has been a regular trekker with Indiahikes for long. This is his photostory of his Gaumukh Tapovan trek that he did way back in 2008.

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Blogs about Gaumukh Tapovan

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Prashanth has been a regular trekker with Indiahikes for long. This is his photostory of his Gaumukh Tapovan trek that he did way back in 2008.

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Expert Opinion

How to document a trek

If you’d like to document a trek, there is a particular way to go about it. It’s very close to travel writing, but requires more detail. Here are a few tips about how you can write a perfect trek guide.

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Expert Opinion

Photography Workshop – Kashmir Great lakes Trek

Amateaur photography Vivek Sharma conducted a photography workshop for trekkers during the Kashmir Great Lakes trek in September 2012. He shares his experience here. Vivek, a resident of Bengaluru is a Mechanical Engineer graduate and a software engineer by profession currently working in one of the Indian IT giants. He is simultaneously pursuing his passion […]

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Blogs about Kashmir

Kashmir -trek accounts from Exploratory Team

There is a trance like quality to this trek; the magic that is cast on the first day of the trek only deepens in intensity as the trek days pass by and will remain as an oasis for eternity.

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Mountain Challenge

The Himalayan Mountain Challenge Programme -FAQ

 What is the fitness level required for the trek and how hard are the treks? The treks locations we have for the programme are Ali and Bedni Bugyal, Dayara Bugyal, Deoriatal-Chandrashila and Kedarkantha. All four treks are graded as moderate treks by Indiahikes. You need to be able to jog for 20-25 minutes and cover  4 […]

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