Trek Mates Night trek to AHUPE GHAT on 23-24 May 2009

Hi friends,

We at Trek Mates are planning for a night trek to AHUPE GHAT on 23-24 May 2009.

Ahupe Ghat is a pass leading from Khopiwali in the Konkan, to Ahupe village in the Ghats. Ahupe village is at a height of about 3855 ft. The Ghat drops vertically to the Konkan all around Ahupe, and there are many narrow gorges, with breathtaking drops. the route from Khopiwali to Ahupe, near its upper reaches, is very narrow, and almost a gorge.

Ahupe village is very picturesque, with a lake and an irrigation system. It looks like a remote hamlet because on one side, is the steep drop to the Konkan, and on the remaining three sides, there is a mountain range enclosing it, cutting it off from the Deccan plateau proper.
This is a pleasant one day hike with rather dramatic views from the top.
Grade : Medium
Height : 3855 feet

Plan:

Meeting point: Kalyan stn. platform no 1, below the indicator at 8.30 pm.:
travel to Murbad and then till Khopiwali .(reach their by 11.30 pm.),
Trek till the Ahupe Village for 3 hrs.
Rest at the top till morning to watch the sunrise.
Breakfast, and start for return journey,
Lunch at Khopiwali or Murbad,
back to Mumbai by 3 pm.

The cost of the trek will be Rs. 300 per head.
including all transportation from Kalyan to Kalyan and breakfast.

Things to be carried:
Lunch for Sunday
A bottle of water (Atleast 2 Ltrs),
TORCH with extra batteries, Candles (compulsory).
A spoon, mug and a plate (a must)
2-3 bunch of papers and proper bedding
2 empty polyethene bags for load sharing
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits, etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
Good trekking shoes,
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried.
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.

For Registrations call:
Prasad Tandale : 9870491140
Vikram singh : 9987757665

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