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Rookund – September/October 2013 Photo Contest

The contest results are out !  The top three winning photos are below. Our Judge shares with you why the pictures turned up winners. Post your comments below. First Prize: Rachith The top prize goes to No 14, Rachit’s photograph of a trekker with dog. A photograph needs to tell a story on its own. […]

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Goecha la – 2013 Photo Contest

The contest results are out !  The top three winning photos are below. Our Judge shares with you why the pictures turned up winners. Post your comments below. First Prize: Raghavendra   L S Prasath shares “This photograph captures the very essence of high altitude trekking and the frozen Himalayan landscape in winter! Such a […]

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Kashmir Great Lakes – September, 2013 Photo Contest

The contest results are out !  The top three winning photos are below. Our Judge Srinivasa Prasath shares with you why the pictures turned up winners. Post your comments below. First Prize: Kedar   Lsp says ” This picture has all the elements that make a perfect landscape photograph! By going low on the perspective, […]

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Rupin-Summer-2013 Photo Contest

The contest results are out ! The top three winning photos are below. Our Judge Srinivasa Prasath shares with you why the pictures turned up winners. Post your comments below!

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Stok Kangri Trek – 2013 Photo Contest

The contest results are out !  The top three winning photos are below. Our Judge Srinivasa Prasath shares with you why the pictures turned up winners. Post your comments below. First Prize: Priti I can and I will. Lsp says “Totally love the trail time story telling aspect of this photograph! A person viewing this […]

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Kashmir August 13

  The contest results are out ! The top three winning photos are below. Our Judge Srinivasa Prasath shares with you why the pictures turned up winners. Post your comments below. First Prize: Brijesh Tiwari Beauty of Nandakol lake with Majestic Harmukh peak LSP says “Pic #4 – Brijesh Tiwari – This photograph is straight […]

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Hampta Pass – 2013 Photo Contest

The contest results are out ! The top three winning photos are below. Our Judge Srinivasa Prasath shares with you why the pictures turned up winners.

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Kashmir Great Lakes – July, 2013 Photo Contest

The contest results are out ! The top five winning photos are below. Our Judge Srinivasa Prasath shares with you why the pictures turned up winners.

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Trekking tips

What Do Our Trek Difficulty Ratings Mean?

All our treks are rated either easy, moderate or difficult or somewhere in between. These ratings are based on trekking standards, depending on length of the trek, terrain, water availability and more. Here’s how.

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Roopkund-Summer-2013 Photo Contest

The contest results are out ! The top five winning photos are below. Our Judge Srinivasa Prasath shares with you why the pictures turned up winners. Post your comments below.   First Prize: Aritra Sil Beauty of Trishul from Bedni Bugyal   First prize goes to Aritra for his mesmerising capture “Beauty of Trishul from […]

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Green Trails

A personal account of the first Green Trails project

Izzat Ansari, who leads the Green Trails efforts at Indiahikes, writes a personal account of the first project on Roopkund. This team cleaned the trail, collaborated with local bodies, educated staff members and trekkers. See from Izzat’s point of view to know more.

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Green Trails

Green Trails Report – June 2013

As part of Indiahikes’ Green Trails campaign, a group of 18 trekkers volunteered to go to Roopkund and help clean up the trail. Here is a detailed report of what took place.

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