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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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Expert Opinion

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Why The Deoriatal-Chandrashila Trek Is Too Great A Reward For Too Little Effort

Shubhankar Biswas had just trekked for two hours when he experienced this jaw-dropping incident.

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Trekking tips

Why Goechala is better done in Oct-Nov

There are two seasons to do the Goechala trek. April-May and then September end to November. Why is timing the trek right important?

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Trekking tips

How to get a permit for a Trekking Expedition from IMF

Here we detail the simple procedure to get your trekking expedition approved by IMF to help you execute your trek smoothly.

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Outdoor Education

My Father Said I Will Not Be Able To Climb The Hill

On a balmy Tuesday morning 43 students gathered in the open hall of Vidyanjali school in Bengaluru. These 11 and 12-year-old’s were going on their first trek ever, to summit Brahmagiri.

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