Harish Kapadia is a distinguished Himalayan mountaineer, author and long-time editor of the Himalayan Journal from India. He has been awarded the Patron's Medal of the Royal Geographical Society, the Life Time Achievement Award for Adventure by the President of India and the King Albert Mountain Award presented by The King Albert I Memorial Foundation. He has written numerous books and articles on the Indian Himalayas. He was awarded the Piolets d'Or Asia Life Time Achievement Award in 2017 for his mountaineering and exploratory endeavours and he became the first and only Indian so far to ever receive this award.
Trek the Sahyadris is about Trekking in Sahyadri region of the western ghats in Maharashtra. Author Harish Kapadia gave various topographical details like the historic forts, mountains, pinnacles, peaks, lakes, valleys, dense forests forming parts of Sahyadri. The book proves to be a practical guide for trekking routes in Sahyadris. It reveals the paths, camping places, scenic views.