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Coleman Basin Sleeping Bag

Arjun Majumdar from Indiahikes tested Coleman’s Basin sleeping bag on his overnight trek to Ooty in June 2015.

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6 Best Himalayan Treks In July, August And September

We have chosen six of the best monsoon treks in the Himalayas. You might get a little wet, but it’s worth every drop of rain! See our list here.

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Documented Himalayan treks

Lamayuru to Kongski La Base Winter Trek

The trek from Lamayuru to the base of Kongski La is an adventurous one in Ladakh. It involves trekking over a frozen tributary of River Indus in winter. What’s more? It passes through picturesque villages and monasteries, befriending one with Ladakhi culture with unmediated experiences.

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May Photo Contest – Results

The results are out! Here are the top 3 photographs from May 2015. Congratulations to the winners!

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Product Reviews

Coleman Tent Light – Worth the weight

Sandhya UC, a partner at Indiahikes, tested Coleman’s Magnetic Tent Light on her trek to Rupin Pass in May 2015. She believes it’s a wonderful replacement for the headlamps and torches that trekkers usually use inside tents.

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I can’t wait for my next solo trek!

Many women fear travelling alone in India, but most of our women trekkers believe that the mountains are safer than any other part of the country. Rashmi Rao, who did the Goecha La trek in May 2015, came all alone from Mumbai, trekked with strangers, who turned to friends, and she can’t wait to trek again. Read all about her experience here.

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Trek Guides

Nilgiri Hills Trek

Trekking for an entire week in the Nilgiris around Ooty is something only hardcore trekkers do. Vinita is one such trekker, who has documented a fantastic 6-day-trek in the Nilgiris, snaking around lakes, forests, meadows and farmlands.

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Trekking tips

How to enrich your child’s trekking experience

If you’re taking your child on a trek, there’s a lot you can do to make it more exciting for him – be it telling him a mythical story about the trail or educating him about a rare bird that you spot. Here are a few tips for you to enrich your child’s trekking experience.

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Trekking tips

Is trekking in Kashmir safe?

Many people call to ask us whether Kashmir is a safe trekking destination. We can say that it is a lot safer now, than it has been for the past few years. Read what a few experienced trekkers have to say about safety in Kashmir.

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Thoughts of a solo woman trekker

Many women trekkers worry about coming alone for a trek, about safety and whether they’ll have other women for company. It so happens that 30 per cent of Indiahikes’ trekkers are women and the number is only growing. Vishi Bansal is one such experienced solo trekker, who writes down her thoughts about the safety of solo women trekkers.

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Photo contests

April Photo Contest – Results

After heavy contemplation, our judges have finally zeroed in on the top 3 photographs. Click to view results. Congratulations to the winners!

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Outdoor Education

How Hiking Rebonded A Father-Son Duo

When Shailja from Indiahikes heard this story from her friend, she was overwhelmed. It was about how a short trek nullified a huge vacuum that had formed between a father and son. Read the whole story here.

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