How these parents prepared their children for a Himalayan Trek

It is very important to prepare your children, physically and mentally, before a Himalayan trek. Here are some tips and tricks from parents who went on our family treks.

Why Running Is A Good Pre-Trek Workout: A High Altitude Marathon Runner Speaks

We always ask our trekkers to run before a trek. Want to know why? Rahul Verghese, a marathon runner gives you the science behind running and high altitude trekking.

Why I regret my trek to Kedarkantha after completing Rupin Pass

It’s not a nice feeling to regret a Himalayan trek. But we find that many trekkers go through this phase. Swathi writes about her personal regret in this post. Read on.

How Indiahikes is making your trek safe

In this final article, Arjun Majumdar, founder of Indiahikes, explains the new protocols that Indiahikes has put in place to ensure safety of trekkers. Do read it and pass it on.

Why Trekkers need to take Safety on Treks more Seriously

In the second article of his three-part series on safety, Arjun Majumdar writes about a worrying trend that is spreading in the Indian trekking community.

Fighting AMS with a Strong Will and Focus

Imran Bhaidani trained for a whole year before attempting to trek to Stok Kangri in Leh. But he had to face hurdle after hurdle. What could it be, if not fitness? Read this interview with him, where he tells us what it was like to be faced with problems despite his determination and discipline.

Stok Kangri: Why it is important to adopt the right mind-set during treks

One of the most important qualities to have while trekking is a positive mind-set. Deepak Das, who went to Stok Kangri in July 2014, elucidates on this, by recollecting his experience during this sought-after trek in Nepal. He was titled the Most Valuable Trekker of his batch.