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Posted: 17 Nov 2015 07:57 AM PST
Lets ascent the toughest forts of Shayadri... Alang & Madan treks are considered to be the most toughest and difficult treks in Shayadri as this trek tests your stamina, patience and mental toughness. The overall trek includes rock climbing, rappelling, high steeps traverse, long walks and what not....   Height: Alang- 4852ft - This fort has a huge plateau with caves and water cisterns and trekkers have to climb two technical patches to reach on its summit            Madan -4841ft - This fort too has caves and the route is via exposed traverse and one technical patch. Cost : Rs.1700/- Level : Difficult / Tough Category : Trekking Duration : 02 Night 2 Day   Itinerary Night 24th December, 2015(Thursday)  Boarding Second last for Kasara (Departing CST @ 2250 hrs)   Day 1- 25th December, 2015(Friday)  01:18am Reaching Kasara Station. 03:00am Departing for Ambevadi (Base Village) by private Jeep 6.30am Start Trekking 10.00am Reaching @ Madan's Base   11:00am  Reaching Top of Madan 12:00am Have lunch and descent back 2:00pm Reach below Vertical wall of Alang 4:30pm Top of Alang (explore Alang) 8:00pm Dinner time 10:00Pm Go to bed   Day 2 _ 26th December,2015(Saturday)   6:00am - wakeup call 7:00am- have breakfast & Tea. 9:00am Wind up everything and move towards base village. 1:00Pm – Back to Base Village. 2:00pm Return Journey to Mumbai Criteria for Participants   ·         This event demands endurance and active participation in all kind of activities during the course of the Trek ·         Since this is not an easy grade trek hence participants should be an experienced trekker or should be willing to perform out of his luxury ·         Participants who feel they can participate tirelessly are welcome.   Cost includes ·         Transportation from Kasara – Ambewadi - Kasara by local Transport ST / Jeep. ·         Food (2 Bf,1 Lunch,1 Dinner) ·         Technical Equipment, Expertise and Guide charges ·         Anythi... Read more
Posted: 17 Nov 2015 06:13 AM PST
                               We at MUMBAI GREEN CHAPTER invite you all to event 'Sprocket-7'.Let's experience a different night life of Mumbai.. When clouds moving in sky and cool breeze singing around.. When all Mumbaikars taking rest.. Let's do something different.. Gear up to ride on Roads of Bombay!! Let the Marine Drive air enter in blood... let the hot tea freshen up you in midnight...Let the glittering lights of Haji-ali amuse you… It's winter night cycling.. Lets feel the beauty of this unique costal face of Mumbai  Don't just live in Mumbai. Let the city live in you!! Registrations Open (Limited Entries) Start 21 Nov 15, 10.30 PM Expected Finish: 22 Nov 15, 5 AM Route:- Colaba- Marine Drive - HajiAli - Worli Sea face- Siddhivinayak- Back To- Colaba Type : Cycling Grade : Easy Distance : 27 km Approx Event fee Rs. 650 non-refundable (includes cycle rent, packed snacks, first aid and MGC expertise) Event fee with Own Cycle: 350 (includes packed snacks, first aid and MGC expertise) Transfer fees in account no below and drop a message   Jyoti Yogesh Ghadage 104501510489 Ifsc code ICIC0001045 ICICI BANK For registrations and more details contact.. Vivek 9004575139/ Yogesh 9920496299   If not reachable drop a text. Will come back to you !! See you there ... Yo !! Regards,Mumbai Green Chapter, Your connection with Green..   Things to carry: -Photo Identity Proof (Mandatory)A Water Bottle (Mandatory)Routine medicines (if any)A backpack to put all these thingsAll participants are requested to wear comfortable clothes for cycling and avoid wearing pants which are loose on bottom.Disclaimer:No midway back out during the ride if you want you can drop the cycles on starting point on your own expenses.There might be alteration in the route as per the traffic situation, or any unforeseen situation though we will try to maintain it same as declared.Consumption of alcohol, tobacco or drugs in any form is strictly not allowed.We reserve right to disqualify any partic... Read more
Posted: 17 Nov 2015 03:24 AM PST
WSR Night Trek to Kalsubai on 13th Feb 2016  ( Valentine Day Special )     WSR Invite you all to Night Trek to Highest peak of Maharashtra "Kalsubai" on 13th & 14th February 2016.   Little info about this trek:- Type: - Hill fort Fort range: - Kalsubai  Grade: - Medium Fees: - 800/-   Kalsubai Peak (Marathi: कळसूबाईशिखर)is the highest peak (1646 meters) of the Sahyadris on the border of Igatpuri Taluka, Nashik district and Akole Taluka, of Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra, an Indian state. 'Kalsubai' temple is located at the topmost peak of Sahyadri mountain range of Maharastra. At the summit there is a small flatportion with a small temple of Kalsubai, a local deity. A traditional prayer (pooja) service is held every Tuesday and Thursday by a local priest. Local villagers sell the pooja materials almost all year long, while sending their cows for grazing.  Navratri occasions many stalls are set up near the summit for the pooja materials. During the Navratri period, for all nine days, special poojas are carried out and idol is fully decorated. Special Mela (fair) is organized forNavratri. Local guides often accompany climbers to the summit.  Itinerary for this trek:- We will be leaving by Second Last Kasara Fast Local on 13th February 2016 ( Saturday ) Time Table - 10:50 pm :CST 10:57 pm: Byculla 11:04 pm: Dadar 11:12 pm: Kurla 11:17 pm: Ghatkopar 11:27 pm: Mulund 11:31 pm: Thane 11:54 pm: Dombivali 00:03 am: Kalyan 01:18 am: Kasara 01:30 am meeting @Kasara station, move towards base village bari by private vehicle. 02:30 am reach bari and start our trek to Kalsubai summit. 06:00 am reach atop see the sunrise, photography, tea & breakfast, take rest for sometime. 08:00 am start descend to base village. 11:00 am reach base (Breakfast at villagers home) 12:30 pm start journey to Mumbai  2:30 reach Kasara railway station and take a local to Mumbai Reach Mumbai approximately 05:00 pm (1 or 2 hours +-)   Includes: - Transp... Read more

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