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BAAN Hikers: 1 day climbing event at Irshalgad Pinnacle on 22nd Dec 2013 (Leaving 21st Dec in the night)

 

Dear friends,

BAAN Hikers have arranged climbing event to Irshalgad Pinnacle on 22nd December 2013 (Leaving 21st Dec in the night)

 

Which is open to all..!

When we talk of "Pinnacle Climbing", it refers to a technical climbing experience with equipment, ropes, helmets, etc and is treated differently from normal hikes in the hills.  Even if you are a first timer, if you have will and courage, our technically trained leaders will guide you to make it a memorable experience. We have restricted number of participants so that each participant can enjoy the thrill and adventure of climbing a pinnacle to the fullest. So hurry up and block your seat for this totally different experience.

Height: 3700 feet above MSL (Approx)                Grade: Medium

Base Village: Chowk –Irshalwadi                             Dist: Thane

Irshalgad is not a fort but actually a pinnacle. This is the reason why it hardly figures anywhere in history. Shivaji Maharaj captured the complete region of Kalyan and Bhiwandi, up to Rairi in May 1666. This fort too, must have come under the Maratha rule at that time. Irshal is the next-door neighbour to Prabalgad.

 

Details for the trek are as follows:-

Trek Schedule

Catch Karjat Slow Train

(CST 10.26 pm, Dadar 11.44 pm, Thane 11.23 pm, Kalyan 11.55 pm, Neral 12.32 am, Karjat 12.48 am)

Note: – Take Return Ticket Till Karjat

Day 1:

Meeting at Karjat Railway Staion & Move by private vehicle to Chowk village.

Day 2:

1:30 AM - Reaching Chowk
1:45 AM - Starting trek to Irshalgad
2:30 AM - Night halt & Rest


06:00 AM - Wakeup call & breakfast
07:00 AM - Start ascending the fort till base of pinnacle
08:00 AM - Start climbing Pinnacle atop
11:00 AM – Summit & start descending down (Lunch in-between)

03:00 PM – Reach base village (Chowk)
05:00 PM (Apprx) - Reach karjat Station 
07:30 PM (Apprx) – Reach Thane

08:30 PM (Apprx) – Reach Dadar

THINGS TO CARRY:-

  • Identity Proof (Compulsory)
  • Proper Trekking shoes (Compulsory)
  • Water 2 liters (Compulsory)
  • Torch with extra cells (Compulsory)
  • Cap
  • Personal medicines
  • Proper Bedding/Sleeping bag (It will be cold at night)
  • A haversack to put in all the things to be carried. (No sling bags/ jholas please)
  • Avoid wearing gold ornaments.

 

 Trek contribution Rs 600/- Per head which includes

  • Transport from Karjat to Karjat
  • Breakfast
  • Afternoon Lunch
  • Climbing equipment charges

 

For registration kindly transfer Rs 600/- per head in the following A/c

In the Name of: Mr.Divakar Satam.

Bank: Saraswat bank

Branch: Lower Parel

Account No: 331203100001215

IFSC Code: SRCB0000331

 

Imp Note:  

  • Prior trek experience is needed.
  • Participants wont’ be allowed to climb without shoes.
  • Limited entries, entries on first come first serve basis.
  • Registrations through phone calls only.
  • Please take return ticket of Karjat railway Station

 

After transaction please email us transaction id along with participant’s details (name, email and mobile number) on divakar.satam@gmail.com

 

For More Details & Registration Contact on These Numbers:-

Divakar Satam    : 9821325547 (Mumbai)

Laxman Holkar    : 9821709902 (Kalyan)

Lalit Rane            : 9967408351 (Thane)

Akshay Sawant    : 9833788812  (Thane)

Niranjan Rane     : 9920467972 (Mumbai)

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