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Trekking tips

What Makes A Good Trekker?

You’ll know a good trekker when you see one after reading this article. Humility, helpfulness and selflessness are a few good qualities that a good trekker will have. Are you one?

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Trekking tips

Each time you trek, the experience is different

The students of IIM Indore went on treks to Dayara Bugyal, Kedarkantha and Roopkund with Indiahikes in October 2014. They had a tremendous time in the mountain slopes. Professor Srinivas Gunta of the same institution, who alone coordinated with all the 300+ students and went to Dayara, speaks to us about how he pulled off the magnificent task!

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Photo contests

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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Photo contests

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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Photo contests

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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Photo contests

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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