Dear All,

It is said “Opportunity knocks only once” but for all those adventure seekers who are going to miss out on Thrilling Trek to BHIMASHANKAR – Ladder Route on 31st July 2011 as registration closed due to heavy response; we, at शिखर वेध present you with a Second Chance to get the Adrenaline Rush!

शिखर वेध has arranged one more day Trek to Harihar on Sunday 7 August 2011

Harihar is a triangular massif with sheer vertical walls & edges. The only way up the fort is by climbing rock cut steps in a 70 degree rock edge. There are a couple of caves, water tanks, & a temple atop the fort. The top offers one a birds eye view of the entire region & also gives one the gratification of having gotten over the fear of heights.

Brief Intro about place:-

Forts: Harihar
Base Village : Nirgudpada
Region : Trimbakeshwar, Nasik
Grade: Medium – Thrilling one
Height: 3676 Feet

Plan:

Meet at Prtiam Hotel, Dadar (E) at 05.45 hrs sharp on Sunday 7th August 2011
We will be heading to base village by private vehicle
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05:50 Hrs: Departure from Dadar by Private Vehicle
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Packed Breakfast in Bus itself ( 1 Poha + 1 Upma)
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08:15 Hrs: Tea Break @ Kasara
09:45 Hrs: @ Nirgudpada

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Round of Instructions, Intro’s etc.
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10:00 Hrs: Trek to the Fort Harihar
12:00 Hrs: Atop

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Exploration, Lunch & rest for ~ 2 hrs
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14:30 Hrs: Descend
16:30 Hrs: @ Base
17:00 Hrs: Departure 2 Mumbai

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Evening refreshments on the way

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We will reach Dadar by 21:30 Hrs on Sunday (Subjective to traffic)
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The Cost of the trek would be Rs. 550/- per head.

The above cost includes

Travel from Dadar to Dadar by Private Vehicle ( Non – A/c)
2 Refreshments

Since its a one day trek … seats r limited …

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Deposit Rs. 550/- on following A/c for vehicle reservation

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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)
Last date for registration: – Tuesday 26th July 2011, 5 pm OR Till the reg. gets full

Some memories in form of snaps from our previous attempt

https://picasaweb.google.com/jagdishlove/Harihar#

Things To Carry: -

A Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs) ( a must)
LUNCH for da day (a Must)
Raincheater (Optional) for those who don’t want to wet
Camera, Cell Phone (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes,

A haversack to put all these things

For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagadish Patil: 09869369836
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Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Mumbai Hikers: http://mumbaihikers.net/shikharvedh/

Dear All,

शिखर वेध” has arranged yet another one & near one .. “MAHULI WILDLIFE EXPLORATION ” Night excursion in forest on Saturday - Sunday 23-24th July 2011

Hoping 2 cu on excursion with us to NJoy again

NOTE: PLs be sure that we are not going for Mahuli Fort Trek … this is forest excursion trail

Journey Details: -

Saturday 23 July 2011

The train scheduled @ 17:40 hrs from CST that will drop us at Asangaon around 19:24 Hrs. This is a FAST LOCAL…

Pls be sure abt the timing… Following is timing where train halts… u can catch wherever it is comfortable to u…

17:40 : – CST
17:47 : – Bycualla
17:53 : – Dadar
18:01 : – Kurla
18:06 : – Ghatkopar
18:22 : – Thane
18:34 : – Dombivali
18:42 : – Kalyan
19:24 : – Asangaon

Just Check that if u miss the train… u miss the trip with us…Pls do not forget to take ur return ticket…

19:30 Hrs — Move 2wards Mahuli village by Ricks.
20:00 Hrs — @ Mahuli … Visit to Shiva Temple

WILDLIFE Exploration ACTIVITY till 22:00 Hrs

DINNER

Post-Dinner Again WILDLIFE Exploration ACTIVITY for 2 hrs till 01:00 Hrs

Sleep in the Temple

Sunday 24 JULY 2011

07:30 Hrs: Morning B/f & Tea

08:00 Hrs: FOREST EXPLORATION – Lecture on Snakes by Nitin Walmiki

12:00 Hrs : LUNCH TIME

Post – lunch

Visit to Waterfall … sight seeings etc.

16:00 Hrs: Move from Mahuli

We will be in mumbai around 20:00 hrs ( thats – subjective)

The Trek fee for Mahuli is abt Rs. 400 / -

This includes Asangaon 2 Asangaon fare for Auto, 1 Refreshments-Tea , 1 Lunch & Bio-diversity Research Team Honorarium

Please find the pics of last year’s visit

https://picasaweb.google.com/sankalps.hi/MahuliWildlife?authkey=Gv1sRgCLfdmYz20aDXyQE#

Things To Carry: -

A Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs) ( a must)
Dinner for da day (a Must)
BEDDING (a must)
Torch with batterries ( a must)
Raincheater (Optional) for those who don’t want to wet
Camera, Cell Phone (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes,

A haversack to put all these things

For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Dipak Kumkar: 09920206292
Sankalp Srivastava – 9320212340

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Dear All,

शिखर वेध, has arranged a 1 day Trek to Gorakhgad near Murbad on coming Saturday 9 July 2011 instead of Sunday as mentioned in Monsoon Schedule due to unavailability of leaders.

Hope to c u on trek :-)

Details r as follows
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Brief Introduction about Gorakhgad

Height: ~ 2140 feet

Grade: Medium

Time: ~ Maximum 2.5 hrs from Dehari, Base Village

Location: Malshej region

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Gorakhgad which is located close to Murbad is a trek that offers a challenge to both the mind and body. Its offers the regular walk in the woods followed by beautiful rock cut steps that lead to the cave on the fort. Another vertical flight of stairs cut through the rock wall lead up to the top of the fort which houses a small temple. This trek is an adrenaline rush for all who look for something different to do over a weekend!

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Journey Details:

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Saturday 9 th July 2011

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Rendezvous: Sharp 06:45 Hrs @ Kalyan Bus Depo (Pls make sure about this)

07:00 Hrs: Departure from Kalyan by Bus

08:15 Hrs: @ Murbad

09:30 Hrs: @ Daheri By ST/Jeep

Breakfast Time

09:30 Hrs: Ascend

12:00 Hrs: @ Cave

Explore fort & enjoy thrilling top to view of the surrounding region, Lunch

14:30 Hrs: Descend

17:00 Hrs: @ Base

Evening snacks / Tea

18:30 Hrs: @ Murbad then to Kalyan by bus
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We would be getting back to Dadar at approx 22:00 Hrs (Subjective)

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The cost of this trek would be Rs. 250/- only and would include:

> Kalyan-Murbad-Kalyan by ST

> Murbad-Dehri-Murbad by Jeep / ST

> Morning breakfast,Tea & Evening snacks, Tea

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Some memories in form of snaps from our previous attempt

https://picasaweb.google.com/putran/GorakhgadNiteTrekMalshejGhat?authkey=Gv1sRgCJCSo9mhhMbq4QE&feat=directlink

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Group size is limited: Maximum 25 ppl .. as I will be lone leader for this particular trek.

Reg asap to avoid disappointment.

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Things To Carry: -

LUNCH for da day (a must)

A Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs) ( a must)

Raincheater (Optional) for those who don’t want to wet

Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)

Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments

Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Good trekking shoes,
Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)

A haversack to put all these things

Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.

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For confirmation, do call on below no or reply here

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Jagdish Patil : 09869369836

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With Warm Wishes

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Jagadish Patil
Cell No:- 09869369836

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