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Dear Friends we invite you all for Republic Day trek to Kalsubai fort highest peak of Maharashtra on 26th Jan 16

Kalsubai Peak 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. 'Kalsubai' temple is located at the top most peak of Sahyadri mountain range of Maharastra. The main route starts from the village of Bari which is about six km from Bhandardara. The main route to the temple is at small climbing slope . It usually takes three hours to reach the top from Bari. There small huts in this area who could be very helpful in case of any emergency. There are three iron ladders along this route. There is a well near the last iron ladder as one approaches the top but the water is not potable during the summer. The rest of the route is without water, so it is best to fill water bottles in Bari. It is an easy hike, but parts of it are quite steep. Reptiles like lizards and snakes could be spotted sun-bathing during winter mornings near the ladders. The vastly spread out backwaters of Bhandardara attracts ones attention from the top. To the north of the mountain range forts such as Ramsej, Harihargad, Brahmagiri, Anjaneri, Ghargad, Bahula, Tringalwadi, Kavnai can be seen. To the east one can spot Aundha, Vishramgad, Bitangad, to the west Alang, Madangad, Kulang, Ratangad (south west) and to the south Pabhargad, Ghanchakkar, Harishchandragad can be seen.

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Fort info
Type: Peak
Height: 5400 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Easy- medium
Base Village: Bari.
Trek Leader : Girish

The itinerary for trek is:

Meeting at : Pritam Hotel Dadar East 11.00 pm (On 25th Jan 2016)
Pick up Points : Nitin Company Junction , Thane 11.45 pm.

Reach Base Village by 5am
Breakfast by 6 am
Start Trek by 6:30 am
Reach the top of Kalsubai by 10:30-11:00 am
Rest for some time.
Start Descending by 11:30 am
Reach Base Village by 2:30 pm
Lunch at the Base Village.
Start our Return Journey by 4:00 pm
Reach Mumbai by 8 - 9 pm (Depend on the Traffic)

The cost for the trek will be INR 850/- per head, which includes, Travelling by private bus from Dadar to Dadar, Breakfast, Lunch and Evening Tea/Coffee.

Payment Details: One needs to deposit Full payment into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.

Account Details:
Bank Name: HDFC Bank
Account ID: 04111140080599
Account Type: Savings Bank Account
Account name: Nisha Bhadouria
Branch: MUMBAI-Link Rd Malad West
IFSC code: HDFC0000411

(Once payment is done , please send an email to mumbairangers1@gmail.com / connect@mumbairangers.com with Transaction ID , Participant Name , Email ID , Cell Number and Pickup Point [Dadar / Thane])

For Registration call us:
Nishant sheth : 8879418581
Amit Bhadouria :9819299164
Registration accepted only through phone call..

Things to Be carried:
A bottle of water (Minimum 2 Ltrs),
Camera (Optional),
Cap etc,
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional),
Good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks.

Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs, Narcotics and any kind of intoxication, firearms and gambling strictly prohibited.
Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, "When you go to the mountain leave only your footprints and bring back only memories"
The leader's decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.
Hiking / Trekking / Rock climbing is an adventurous activity and accidents can happen in spite of taking utmost caution and care.
The club will not be responsible for injury / accident / death to the participant while on trek.

Medical Disclaimer: Its Important to be fit before going for Treks. It is Important to have a medical fitness check up done. If suffering from any allergy or ailment, please bring prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, sever headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes etc should Take permission from their physicians before treks.

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