Can you trek during your periods?

One of the things women do while planning their trek is check the calendar and see if their period dates coincide with their trek. It’s important to keep track, but it’s important to learn how to manage periods on a trek as well. Periods are no reason to postpone a trek. They are as normal in the mountains as in the city. Sandhya UC, who has been trekking for 15 years, doesn’t let anything stop her from trekking. She gives all women trekkers tips to manage their periods on treks.


Swathi Chatrapathy

Swathi Chatrapathy

Swathi Chatrapathy is the Chief Editor at Indiahikes. She also runs a video series, Trek With Swathi. Before joining Indiahikes, she worked as a reporter and sub-editor at Deccan Chronicle. She holds a Masters in Digital Journalism and continues to contribute to publications such as Deccan Herald. Trekking, to her, is a sport that liberates that mind like nothing else can. Read Swathi's other articles. Watch Swathi's video series here.

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