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How To Treat Altitude Sickness – AMS, HAPE, & HACE

Today’s article is an important one — it’s about treating altitude sickness – AMS, HAPE,& HACE. Before I get into medications and technicalities, I want to share a golden rule with you. And it is not about descending, which most manuals will talk about. It is something you must always remember.

Trekking With Diabetes? Here’s What You Should Know

As a Wilderness First Responder (NOLS), Trek Leader Mukta Joshi talks about what you need to keep in mind while trekking with diabetes

How To Prevent Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), HAPE and HACE

In this article, we learn how to prevent Acute Mountain Sickness with medication like Diamox (Acetazolamide) and without Diamox. You’ll also find the correct dosage for a preventive course of Diamox in here.

10 Great Trek Stories To Read During The COVID-19 Lockdown (Part 2)

As trekkers, we understand how hard it is to stay indoors during the COVID-10 lockdown. Here is a list of great trek stories to keep you connected with the trekking world.

6 Ways You Can Be More Sustainable During This COVID-19 Lockdown

The COVID-19 Lockdown is a fantastic opportunity for you to become more sustainable. And we have 6 simple steps to help you with that.

What Is Acute Mountain Sickness? A Quick Look At AMS, HAPE And HACE

In this article, we speak about Altitude Sickness and its 3 main forms – AMS, HAPE & HACE. A quick introduction followed by detailed symptoms for each of them. Proper knowledge of Altitude Sickness can make all the difference and help you save a life!

What Happens To Your Body At High Altitudes

In this article, we talk about the effect of altitude on a human body. What happens to air at that high altitude and how the human body adjusts itself. Here’s everything that you need to know about the changes in your body while trekking

Top 3 Himalayan Treks To Do In Each Season

Here are the top 3 Himalayan treks to do in each season – Spring, Summer, Monsson, Post-monsoon, Autumn and Winter. From rhododendrons, to clear skies, snowfall, and snow rappeling, each trek has a best season. Read this article to know more.

21 Must-Watch Mountain Movies During COVID-19 Lockdown

An excellent list of mountain movies that explore the relationship between humans and mountains. Ever wondered why we climb, maybe these movies hold a clue

Why Valley Of Flowers Is Not An Easy Trek

An insightful article describing the difficulty level of Valley of Flowers trek along with expert tips on how to prepare for it.

Which is a better trek in winter? Deoriatal or Kedarkantha?

The Deoriatal and Kedarkantha treks are both immensely beautiful winter treks. Arjun Majumdar writes from experience about which is the better winter trek!

Why You Must Trek To Valley Of Flowers In July And August

Valley of Flowers, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is transformed in the monsoon. Here, Veer Doshi tells you why you must do this trek in July-August