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Personal Experience Of A Mountaineering Course From NIM

Akanksha Khanna is a courageous young traveller, who was hungry for some outdoor adventure. She enrolled for a course at Nehru Institute of Mountaineering. Here, she chronicles her 30 days of training, when she learnt different aspects of rock, ice and snow crafts, experiencing all kinds of weather.

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A reality check on trekking

Bharti Arora, who used to be a part of the Indiahikes team, pens down in dismay after watching Bollywood hit film, Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani. The idea of trekking, in the movie, she says, is completely muddled up!

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Pin Parvati Pass Trek – Trek experience by Shrikant Shukla

The Pin Parvati Pass Trek is a magnificent adventure in trekking. Here’s is Shrikant Shulka’s experience of crossing this glorious pass in the month of September!

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Kedarkantha Summer 2013 Photo Contest

Kedarkantha is a sight to see in summer! With the forests and meadows just blooming with greenery, and the higher regions beckoning you with frosty white snow, it’s a gorgeous place to be in. Check out our trekkers’ shots here!

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Cognitive Ability Test

Time: 10 mins Note: It is mandatory to answer all 18 questions Select only one answer/option per question Click submit once you are done. Good luck! Loading…

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Bloody-Hell-Moments

“Bloody Hell!” means a lot of things to us.

Standing on top of a summit, looking down at the panorama below, the only word that comes to our lips is, “Bloodyhell, what a view!”

Milky way in the night sky – Bloody Hell!

Hot Gulab jamuns after dinner – Bloody Hell!

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Blogs about Kedarkantha

My first high altitude trek to Kedarkantha

Here is a 12-year-old’s account of trekking to Kedarkantha. Right from making a camp fire, to eating maggi for breakfast, to collecting snow in a bottle for his younger brother, he loved every experience.

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Outdoor Learning

When do you start kids on trekking

It is wonderful to get calls from parents wanting to know which trek to take their kids on.So when do you start kids on trekking?

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Trekking tips

Photography tips for a trek

Ever wondered how pictures of the Himalayas look so mind-blowing? Well, most credit goes to the mountains and valleys themselves, but it takes skill to capture them beautifully. With these tips and tricks on photography by Dr. Arun Nayak, you can click brilliant pictures with your equipment too!  

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Expert Opinion

Double Decker Root Bridge

There are some journeys in life which are hard to forget. My trek to the much talked about Double Decker Root Bridge in Meghalaya was one such journey for me. I usually trek alone and do not really think too much about the risks involved in the forest as I feel that most of the answers to my deepest questions lie there. As always the forest did talk to me and answered a lot of pending questions I had.

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Hampta Pass- Indiahikes - Rajiv Roy - Balu Ka Ghera campsite

Hampta Photoshare

Watch the Hampta pass unfold with these photolinks shared by our trekkers.

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Trekker's Blogs

Great Glaciers of Kumaon Exploration

  Vaibhav Chauhan shares his thoughts on how Indiahikes stumbled on the idea of exploring a series of most exciting glaciers in Kumaon. Having explored many facets of what treks have to offer in Uttrakhand, we knew there was something that was missing. One ordinary day, I received an e-mail from Sandhya proposing a thought […]

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