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Roopkund – Sept/Oct 2012 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: The first prize goes to Shakthi!   A beautiful campsite scene taken at the golden hour. The quality of the light is […]

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Goecha La – Sept/Oct 2012 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: The first prize goes to Shanker! This photograph captures the beautiful early morning scene. The beautiful cloud formation above the peak and […]

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Kashmir September-2012 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: The first prize goes to Shyam! A postcard shot which everyone wants to carry back home for memories. Photographer has chosen […]

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Valley of flowers 2012 Photo Contest

The Valley of Flowers contest results are out! Here, our Judge Srinivasa Prasath shares with you why these pictures turned up as winners.

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Blogs about Goechala

Ode to Goecha La

Nagendra Kumar, who did the Goecha La trek in April 2012, writes down an hour by hour account of his experience on the trek. A self-proclaimed amateur, he thoroughly enjoyed every minute, whether it was a light trek or an exhausting ordeal

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Blogs about Goechala

The Injustice about Goechala

The government, the trekking agencies and the local guides seem hell bent on ruining the trekking world of Sikkim.
What is really going on there?

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Trekker's Blogs

Kalindikhal Trek

This is an interview with Naveen Kanakadandi, Co-Organizer with GHAC. It was conducted and condensed by Indiahikes Explorer Vaibhav Chauhan. Naveen did the trek in September 2011 with 9 participants, 1 cook and 8 High altitude Porters.

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Blogs about Kashmir

"This can't be real!" – Kashmir Great Lakes

Saurabh Sinha, who did the Kashmir Great Lakes Trek in August 2012 speaks about the best and the most difficult of times. He also hands out a few tips to future trekkers.

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Trekking tips

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Essential tips for doing the Valley of Flowers trek

Prakash and Pallavi Chitni trekked the Valley of Flowers and they suggest that it’s best to be fit beyond the minimum requirements of your trek.

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Blogs about Kashmir

Kashmir Great Lakes – Where all the stars stop by

We speak to Pankaj Risbood, who did the Kashmir Great Lakes with Indiahikes in August 2012. Right from cooking with other trekkers to marching alongside heavenly lakes, he enjoyed every bit of it.

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Expert Opinion

A doctor's view of the Stok Kangri trek

We speak to Dr. Hardik Pitroda, who trekked to Stok Kangri in Nepal with Indiahikes in July 2012. Hardik is a dermatologist by profession. As the trek doctor of his batch, he hands out some valuable tips that trekkers often overlook. Read on.

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Photo contests

Kashmir June – July 2012

  Here are the shortlisted 12 best photos of the Kashmir Great Lakes  June & July 2012 trek photo contest. Trekkers were asked to submit their best photos from the trek for the contest. The judges will now run through these photos and choose one among them as the winner. Before the judges choose, tell […]

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