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Dear Friends we invite you all for Trek to Matheran on 23 Aug 2015 With MumbaiRangers Either garbett or vikatgad or one tree hill

This time we have something new for Trekkers we will meet at neral station while having breakfast We will decide by putting chits as to which trek should
we go. All 3 options Garbett , Vikatgad , one tree hill will be listed in seperate chits we will ask one of the fellow trekkers to remove one chit which ever
option comes will go for that trek...
( After which no discusions will be entertained)


Matheran has garnered a reputation of one of the most favourite hill-stations around Mumbai for some reasons. The bountiful rains, good greenery and
waterfalls around. Garbett Plateau is located in the south – west direction of Matheran, offering a 360 degree view of one of our all time favourite hill
stations. Matheran is Famous & splendid hill station in Maharashtra, it covers an area of 8 square kilometers in Sahyadris. This Fantastic spot was
discovered in 1850 by Hugh Poyntz Malet, the collector of Thane district. Garbett point is located on South-west side of Matheran with grand view of the
plateau.Climate here is very cool with some breath taking views.


Type: Garbett Hill Fort
Height: 2625 Feet above MSL (Approx)

Peb is a fort located near Neral between Panorama Point (Matheran) and Nakhind to be precise. Peb Fort is situated on northeast side of Panvel,
on Mumbai-Pune road, at a distance of 3-4 km on west side of Neral. This is the most beautiful one-day trek. The fort is also named as ‘VikatGad’.
We can clearly see the ridge connecting mountains of Matheran and Peb. When we stand here we feel that we are on the top of the world.

Place: Peb Fort (Vikatgad)
Height: 2100 FT


Matheran: (The most unpolluted Hill-Station of Maharashtra)The climate of Matheran is very cool. The most unforgettable things about Matheran are
deep forest and the waterfalls nearby, especially in rainy season. The beauty of the hill station gets doubled in monsoon. Matheran is truly ‘The Best
Hill Station in Maharashtra. Matheran is most splendid hill station in Maharashtra; it covers an area of 8 square kilometers in Sahyadris.
This lovely spot was discovered in 1850 by Hugh Poyntz Malet, the collector of Thane district. Garbett point is located on South-west side of Matheran
with grand view of the plateau. Descend via Sunset point leads to Dodhani village on Panvel side.
Some Information about the Place :


Trek Type: One tree Hill
Height: 2625 Feet above MSL (Approx)

Grade: Medium
District: Raigad
Range: Matheran
Trek Leader : Nishant seth

Meeting at : 07:44am Neral Station.

Train Timing
CST – Karjat Fast Local
CST – 06:10 am
Byculla – 06:18 am
Dadar – 06:24 am
Kurla – 06:31 am
Ghatkopar – 6:35 am
Thane – 6:50 am
Dombivali – 7:02 am
Kalyan – 7:10 am
Neral 07:44 am

Carry return tickets to and fro neral

If you miss the train you miss the trek so make sure you are on time to catch the train. People may board the same Karjat train from the station of their
convenience and meet us in the train directly. (Get into second boggy from CST side)

08.00 Hrs: Breakfast
09:00 Hrs: Ascend
12:30 Hrs: Top
12:30-13:30 Hrs Explore, Rest and Lunch
14:30 Hrs: Dasturi Naka
17:00 Hrs: Neral station
We’ll reach Mumbai by 19.00 Hrs(Tentative).

Expenses for the Trek is 450 /– which is inclusive of Morning Breakfast Tea, Taxi from Matheran to Neral Station, Evening snacks & tea, Guide,
Mumbai Rangers Administration Charges if any ( Kindly carry lunch for the Day )

For Registration call us:
Nishant Sheth : 8879418581
Amit Bhadouria :9819299164/7045655654
Registration accepted only through phone call..

Important things to carry :
Water Bottle (3 ltrs)
Lunch for the Day
Electrol 1 pack
Camera
Cap
Medicines if required
Trekking shoes

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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