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Dear Trekkers and Routine breakers,

Get ready to explore the mountains, to enjoy bathing in natural water along with pleasing breeze and panorama of Sahyadri ranges. Let’s gear up to join Outdoor Adventure & Mountaineering club "OAM" on yet another beautiful trek....we are glad to announce “Trek to Koraigad” on 26th June 2016 in the Lonavla region.

 

About Korigad

Shivaji Maharaj incorporated this fort in Swrajya along with Lohagad and Visapur in 1657. On March 11, 1818 British col. Prother invaded this fort and succeeded on 14th march.

Korigad appears like a wall from Peth Shahapur. On the top of the fort is a huge plateau and two beautiful lakes. The ramparts on this fort is around 1 ½ km in length. On the way we come across caves and few water cisterns. After entering Ganesh darwaaja, we can see remnants of old structure and few cannons.

 

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Dear Friends,

It’s a one day easy trek but just to enjoy more and to be able to spend good time on top and rest we’ll start traveling in night of 25th June so we can start trekking early morning.

We are travelling by private bus, which will pick us up on different Locations starting from from Borivali- Andheri- Bandra- Sion- Vashi- Panvel- Karjat.

We will start traveling at 10: 00 pm from Borivali and accordingly all the pick ups will be done

 

Travel route

Borivali- 10.00 pm | Andheri- 10.30 pm | Bandra - 10.45 pm | Sion- 11:00 pm | Vashi – 11.20 pm |  Panvel- 11.45 pm

We'll start trekking at 6:00 am on 26th June

& we’ll start our journey back to Mumbai at 4:00pm.  

 

Trek Details:

Date------------- Sunday, 26th June 2016

Location------ Korigad 

Fort Height - 3048 ft 

Level ---------- Easy

Time to ascend-----  1 to 1½ hr 

Expenses---- Rs 900 (cost includes - travelling by private bus, morning & evening breakfast, equipment & first aid charge & Expertise fees)

 

Clothing : Full or half Sleeves tshirt & Full length pants (Kindly avoid jeans pant) & Proper Trekking Shoes (no floaters / sandals allowed).

THINGS TO CARRY-

1. Lunch & 2 ltr Water (Mandatory).

2. Good footwear= SHOES (Mandatory)

3. Extra pair of clothes, Towels & Napkins (Mandatory).

4. Windcheater (Mandatory)

5. Slippers or floaters (just to relax your feet before & after the trek) (optional)

6. Personal small medical kit. (If u require usually/Optional)

7. Electral/Tang powder.

8. Cap / Gog. (Optional)

9. Other things as per your choice. (Camera, Binocs, etc.)

10. Haversack to put all these things.

 

**In case you guys are carrying Digi-cam or Cell phone carry enough stock of small poly thin bags, to protect it from moisture.

But no plastic littering on the way or in mountains

 

P.S.: Please don’t wear floaters or slippers during hiking & STRICTLY wear good shoes or footwear; it’s for your own safety. Carry and wear two pairs of socks to avoid blisters.

 

For More Details Contact –

Sachin Mayekar    (0-9769565455)

Rashmi Satam       (0- 9967353229)

Kunal Bele           (0- 9892096723)

 

 

For more details, visit "Outdoor Adventure & Mountaineering club" on

FaceBook : https://www.facebook.com/OAM.Mumbai

 

Regards

Team OAM

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