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How To Build A Successful Career As A Trek Leader | Akshay Upreti
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Hosted in Hinglish | 2 hours

About the workshop

If you are exploring career options that require you to stay amidst nature and enjoy the wilderness, here is a workshop you can’t miss. Taught by experienced trek leader Akshay, the workshop offers unique insights into trekking and mountaineering, what it means to be a professional trekker and the physical and emotional challenges of being one. Not only is it an eye opener, but the workshop gives you the push you have been waiting for. Here’s what you will learn:

  • Trekking vs mountaineering
    – Understanding the difference
    – Exploring trekking as a profession

  • Life as a trek leader
    – Learning responsibilities as a leader
    – Exploring challenges of the job

  • Training and physical fitness
    – Preparing physically
    – Understanding mental and emotional challenges
    – Getting certified
  • Getting started and financial planning
    – Applying for a job
    – Learning about income slabs
    – Exploring growth as a trek leader
    – Exploring long term options
  • Full time vs freelancing

  • Pros and cons

About the host
Akshay Upreti is a trek leader with Indiahikes, India’s leading trekking organisation, for more than two years now. He is a computer science engineer by qualification and chose the outdoors as his office rather than a cubicle. He has successfully led more than 1000 people for high altitude treks across the Himalayas and is here to share his insights for aspiring trekking enthusiasts.

You can follow Akshay's travels on his Instagram @akshayupreti.

What you should carry along
A notebook and a pen


  • How to participate: This is a live event streamed on Zoom. Please download Zoom for free on your desktop or mobile device. After you book, you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Participants will not be allowed to enter the workshop after 30 minutes of its commencement.

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