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Blogs about Roopkund

Roopkund Trek Review By Sharath K R

  (Roopkund Trek – 22nd May’2012 Batch)   I thank from bottom of my heart for such an wonderful trek which you have organized. Overall coordination of the trek was too good everything was well organized including food arrangements and cab facilities on time.Indeed as I read in  many blogs Roopkund trek is A must […]

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Blogs about Roopkund

Roopkund Trek Review By Rohith Gupta

  (Roopkund Trek – 22nd May’2012 Batch)       Roopkund – Mother trek of IndiaHikes and first one of my life. Hell of a trek. Endless meadows, steep climbs, chilly weather,Extreme high altitude, etc, etc ,etc. You name it and this trek has it. Some people of our group said this trek should not […]

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Working With Indiahikes

Indiahikes is hiring people from a range of professions. If you love the mountains and think you’re capable of taking up responsibilities, read further to see what positions are open.

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Trekking tips

How to shoot star trails

A celestial night sky looks wonderful to the human eye. But the camera can show you some amazing sights that the naked eye cannot see, one of which is a star trail image. Tanmay Khandelwal, a photographer, gives you a tutorial on clicking images of star trails.

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Trekking tips

Indispensable Polarising Filter

If you are a Landscape Photographer, the first thing you need to do after buying a camera is to buy a Circular Polarizer. Here are some tips.

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Photo contests

Winter Camp Photo Contest

The Winter camp photo contest results are out ! The top three winning photos are here. Post your comments below

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Trekking tips

How To Take Professional Portrait Photographs On Your Trek

People in the hills can be few of the most interesting subjects for your camera. Saurabh Chatterjee, a travel photographer, gives you some useful tips to click better portrait shots.

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Trekking tips

7 Essential Items I Always Carry In My Camera Bag During A Trek

Packing a camera bag for a long trek can be difficult. Should you carry less weight and leave behind crucial equipment or should you pack them in anyway? Neelima Vallangi, a travel photographer and writer, jots down a list of all the things her camera bag must have.

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Trekking tips

How to shoot panoramas

It’s no problem if you don’t have a panorama mode on your camera. Neelima Vallangi, a travel photographer, teaches you how exactly to do a panorama, by stitching two or more pictures together. In fact, this is more effective and detailed than the ready-made panoramic photographs.

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Expert Opinion

How to choose a trek for the summer

It’s never easy to choose a trek out of so many beautiful mountain ranges in India. So, Arjun Majumdar puts down a handy ready reckoner to help you choose a trek for the summer, based on presence of snow, scenery, altitude, level of difficulty and other aspects. It is not easy to pick, but the guide here will help.

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Expert Opinion

Markha Valley Interview

Markha Valley is perhaps the only trek in Ladakh that brings out the true colours of the desert landscape. It is no surprise then that the Markha Valley trek is also the most popular trek in Ladakh.

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Expert Opinion

Solo vs Sahib Style Trekking

Solo trekker Sathya Venkatachari puts down the pros and cons solo trekking and “sahib” style trekking. Which one would you choose?

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