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The Best Outdoor Gifts Money Can Buy – India 2016

In this final article of our three-part series, we compile a list of the best and the most luxurious outdoor gear available in India. If you’re the kind of person who buys the best gear, we definitely recommend browsing through this curated list. However, if you’re on a stricter budget we have you covered as well. Check out our twin list of amazing outdoor gear gifts under ₹ 1500 and ₹ 5000.

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5 foot care tips for monsoon treks in India

Most people don’t associate monsoons with appropriate trekking weather. Yet, fog and mist provide an enchanting interplay between clouds and mountains that makes even the most mundane trek that much more special. Yet, wet weather conditions take a heavy toll on your feet. Nevertheless, this can be mitigated to a large extent by following these simple tips. We’ve distilled these tips after weeks of wet weather trekking from the mighty Himalayas to the delightful Western Ghats.

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Kareri Lake Trek Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

For those interested in Kareri lake trek here’s a short Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) compilation. This FAQ sums up all questions that we received over email on this popular Dhauladhar trek.

Go to our trek log for complete trek coverage or view this trek in pictures.

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Tip – two routes between Dharamkot & Gallu Temple (Mcleodganj, H.P.) you may not know about

Two routes that get you from Gallu Temple to Dharamkot town (Mcleodganj, H.P.). Gallu temple is the starting point for Triund, Guna temple and Durga temple (the best viewpoint over Mcleodganj) treks. 

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Don’t turn a difficult situation into a survival situation

A 72-year-old woman (Ann Charon Rodgers) and her dog (Queenie) survived the Gila County wilderness for nine days before being rescued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety on Saturday (April 9th, 2016). In this article we look at what went wrong on this mundane car breakdown and how this survival situation could have been avoided in the first place.

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