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Treks in Uttarakhand: Deoriatal Chandrashila

How To Choose Your First Himalayan Trek

Are you confused about which Himalayan trek to pick as your first one? Arjun Majumdar helps narrow down your options to that one perfect trek for you!

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Photo contests

September 2015 Photo Contest – Results

“You don’t take a photograph. You make it.” – Ansel Adams. True to Ansel’s words, the Top 3 Winners for the September 2015 Photo Contest have been made with talent and a good eye for beautiful things. Take a look.

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Outdoor Education

Trekking teaches you humility, says 17-year-old Saheb

Saheb Singh Chadha comes across as a wise, young gentleman. And much of his wisdom could be credited to his rich trekking experiences. In a candid chat, Saheb reveals what trekking could mean to a child.

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Blogs about Brahmatal

Brahmatal Winter Trek – A photo story

Brahmatal is one of those rare treks in India that can be done in winter. Brahmatal has just the right amount of snow to make trekking adventurous and exciting. The bonus is superb forests and grand views!

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Outdoor Education

Price Children Pay For Staying Indoors

Health disorders in children are on their way to becoming a norm. What’s spearheading this negative trend?

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Outdoor Education

The world is my playground, and I will keep it clean!

One early October morning, twenty-eight children from Daffodils School, Bangalore, saw the world in a different light…and made a difference that will last a lifetime.

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Instagram Challenge

Instagram Contest: What made you go Bloody Hell?

We’ve announced a wacky, impromptu photo contest on Instagram because we just hit 1000 followers on Indiahikes Instagram page. Woohooo!

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Outdoor Education

Is Your Child Afraid Of Nature?

Children who do not have significant contact with the natural world in their early years can become ‘biophobic’ or afraid of nature – EYFS research.

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Photo contests

August Photo Contest – Results

We received over 250 pictures for the August 2015 Photo Contest. And a LOT of them made us go “Wow!” It is with great difficulty that we chose the Top Three Winners. We have selected two photographs for the third place, because we loved them both! Here they are. Congratulations!

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Photo contests

August 2015 Photo Contest – Nominations

The 12 nominations for the August 2015 Photo Contest are out! Take a look. We’ll announce the winners on October 1st.

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Trekking tips

How To Time A Successful Attempt To Goechala

Trekkers need to make the Goechala attempt from Lamuney, a camp earlier to Samiti. This makes the day long, very long.
Here’s why it is crucial to get your timing right for a successful Goechala trek.

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Expert Opinion

The only ugly sight from my trek

Every time you go on a trek, you being back pleasant memories and beautiful photographs. But what Swathi saw is something nobody would want to see. It made her feel ashamed to even click a picture of it.

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