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Mountain Challenge

Chembra Peak Bag Challenge Winners

The Chennai Trekking Club team wins the first Peak Bagging Challenge     Chembra Peak, Wayanad, Kerala, 21 July 2012. The CTC teams (Chennai Trekking Club) hit on a hattrik winning the first three positions of India’s first Peak Bagging challenge held at the Chembra Peak in Kerala. When the usual time to ascend and […]

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Announcements

Lamkhaga Pass Exploration

Here’s a short itinerary of the Lamkhaga Pass exploration. Trekkers will climb to a height of 5,282 metres and back over six days.

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Photo contests

Roopkund May 2012 Photo Contest

  The Roopkund May 2012 photo contest results are out ! The top three winning photos are below. Post your comments below.First Prize: The first prize goes to Moin!!! Second Prize: The second prize goes to Tan!Third Prize: The third prize goes to Akshay! Congratulations to the winners. Your prizes will reach you soon. A […]

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Photo contests

Hampta Pass 2012 Photo Contest

The Hampta Pass summer 2012 photo contest results are out ! Check out the top three winning photos.

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Photo contests

Goechala May 2012 Photo Contest

The Goecha La Summer 2012 photo contest results are out ! Take a look at the top three winning photos.

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Expert Opinion

How can we Make Mountaineering an Active Sport in India

Since mountaineering is still an unconventional and hard-to-get sport in India, Indiahikes has started training young mountaineering enthusiasts. Here’s why. Also find details about an exploration of Mt. Jogin 3.

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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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