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Blogs about Rupin Pass

Rupin Pass Trek – 30th Bday Celebration Trip

Rupin Pass trek covers the path along the Rupin river starting from where it cruises through the villages to where it originates. The highlight of the trek is the changing picturesque landscapes every day.

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Announcements

J & K Tourism Festival: Vishnusar Kishansar Trek

As a part of the J&K Tourism festival, Indiahikes and J&K Tourism are organising a 5 day trek to the twin lakes of Vishnusar and Kishansar.

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Trekking tips

Why Trekking During Your Periods Is NOT A Bad Idea

Your trekking dates are coinciding with your periods. Does that make you uncomfortable? Read on to find out why ‘those five days’ needn’t spoil your trek.

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Get Inspired

Between roofs – A poem

Aditya Kandala, who completed the Kedarkantha Trek with Indiahikes, writes a lovely poem about his experience in the mountains. Always having thought he was a beach-lover rather than a mountain-lover, his thoughts seem to have changed after the trek.

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High-Altitude Research

How lack of oxygen affects you on treks

Reduction in oxygen level at high altitude sometimes leads to a problem known as Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). Here’s a quick glance at the symptoms of AMS, how it is caused and what can be done about it.

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Announcements

Why ALTOA Member’s Facebook Attack Is Vicious And Damaging

Recently one of the members of ALTOA (All Ladakh Travel Operators Association) published a very damaging article about Indiahikes on Facebook. Predictably the internet world went viral with it.

What’s not amusing about the story is that it is complete fabrication.

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Get Inspired

Can trekking help you get over the death of a loved one?

The death of 26-year-old Dr. Manu Yadav came as a rude shock to his family on August 8, 2008. And unanswered questions about his death made his mother Swaraj Yadav take to trekking. But did these journeys help?

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Expert Opinion

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Why Kashmir Great Lakes Is My All Time Favourite Trek

Indiahikes explored the Kashmir Great Lakes trek in 2010. Many years down the line, KGL is one of the biggest attractions in Kashmir. Sandhya, who was part of the exploratory team, writes down what makes it her favourite trek.

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Blogs about Prashar Lake

Prashar Lake – A Photostory

Surrounded with endless snow and fully snow capped peak while watching the Beas River flowing below the valley, makes you feel thankful and blessed to have visited such an undulated place. Take a look at the Prashar lake trek in pictures.

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Expert Opinion

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Why Buran Ghati is special to Indiahikes

Did you know that the Rupin Pass trek was discovered only by chance? Arjun Majumdar writes about how he chanced upon this all time favourite trek. Read about it here.

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Trekking tips

How to Stay Away From Tummy Troubles on a High Altitude Trek

It can really be burdensome to have an upset stomach while on a trek. But why does it happen? How can you steer away from it? Find out here.

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Photo contests

Kedarkantha Winter trek – December, 2013 Photo Contest

Here are the shortlisted 21 best photos of the Kedarkantha winter trek in 2013. From snow to sunshine to mountain views, these trekkers have got everything!

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