Night Trek to GORAKHGAD on 29th March 09 with Outdoor Adventures

Dear trekkers,

Its summer time once again… cant beat the day time heat… and also cant stop trekking too….
so we have come out with this unique plan of trekking at night(essentially complete climb up before day break)…
so friends pack your bags for another trek, another place with mind blowing scenery and this time it’s going to be “GORAKHGAD” in Murbad region with OUTDOOR ADVENTURE MANAGEMENT.

Friends, I am glad to announce that “OUTDOOR ADVENTURE MANAGEMENT” is
organizing a “Night Trek to GORAKHGAD” on 29th March 09. in the
murbad region.


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More about the destination:
Fort Height: 2230 ft. approx
Type: Hill forts
Grade: Medium

Friends,
Its 1 day trek but just to avoid the summer heat while climbing up and to enjoy more we’ll start travelling in the evening of 28th of March so we can start trekking at same night.
We are going to have private bus to pick us on different locations starting from Boriwali to kalyan.
We will start travelling at 08:00pm from Borivali.
( 8pm Boriwali-8.30
Andheri-9
Bandra-9.15
Sion-10-
Thane-11.30
Kalyan- 3 am
Reach base village-3.30 am
start trek 6.30
Reach top Gorakhgad caves- (3 hours rest period)
11.30 start descending down-
3.30 Reach base village.
4.30 head back for Mumbai-
8 pm reach Mumbai.)
THIS IS HOW SCHEDULE APPEARS AS OF NOW ,WHICH MAY VARY BY AN HOUR HERE AND THERE BUT BASIC IDEA IS TO DO HALF OF THE TREK DURING NIGHT TO AVOID THE HEAT OF SUMMER!!!!!!!
( OAM has expert trekkers and mountaineers who will accompany you on the trek to take care of entire group during Night Venture, they are well equipped with relevant experience as well as relevant Mountaineering gears.)

Friends, you all are requested to carry packed lunch for the trek as there are no villagers and proper hutments for arranging food, water etc. There are caves and water cisterns available on top along with a mind blowing scenery & a wonderful cave to relax in…. so please carry decent amount of eatables as well as ample supply of water.( as much as 4-5 litres of water)

The following are the details of the trek.
Date———-Saturday 28th – Sunday, 29th March.
Location—– Gorakhgad
Difficulty Level– Medium.
Time taken for climb up—- 3-3.5 Hrs
Time taken for climb down- 2-3 hours
Expenses—- Rs 375 per head.

THINGS TO CARRY-
1. Food & Water (Mandatory).
2. Cap / Gog. (Optional)
3. Extra pair of clothes. (Optional)
4. Good footwear. (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. Other things as per your choice.
9. Haversack to put all these things.
**FEW MUST CARRY ITEMS FOR SUMMER TREK.
10. Full sleeves cotton T-Shirt (Other than black colour)
11. 1 Torch with extra cells.
12. Sun screen lotion
13. Personal medicines.
14. Small sachets of Sugar and Salt along with 2 Lemons (Optional)
15. Small knife. (Optional)

Contact –
Swapnil Ghadigaonkar – 9920993093
Manish Bhosale – 9766042141
Sachin Mayekar – 9769565455
Dhanashri Ghag – 9870002797
( **Seats are limited, so please make sure that you book your seat well before the time**)

For more details, visit “Outdoor Adventures” on
http://www.orkut.co.in/Community.aspx?cmm=26331652
OR visit our official website
www.outdooradventures.co.in
Please call above mention contacts for booking or for any queries regarding the trek.
Eagerly looking forward for your participation.
Regards,
Gaurav Kelkar

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