Trek Mates Night trek to NANEGHAT on 30-31 May 2009

Hi friends,

We at Trek Mates are planning for a night trek to NANEGHAT on 30-31 May 2009.

ABOUT THE PLACE:
NaneGhat Pass – This sheer cliff is a well know landmark, very clearly visible from Konkan region as you pass on your way from Kalyan towards Malshej. The walls of this pass jut out from the main range and hence command a magnificent view of the great bend in the Sahyadri. This is a pass, which once in history, enjoyed prime importance. The inscriptions, the steps, the rock-cut rest houses, and the cisterns all point out the historic fact that this route was frequently used as far back as the 1st century B.C. The Nane Ghat area and the caves are now very popular due to an easy access from Malshej ghat road.

This is a pleasant one day hike with dramatic views from the top.
Height: 2750 ft.
Grade :Easy

Plan:

Meeting point:
Kalyan stn. platform no 1, below the indicator at 8.30 pm.
Then we will travel to NANEGHAT PHATA by bus;
Trek till the cave at the top for 3 hrs;
Rest at the top till morning to watch the sunrise;
Heavy Breakfast, and start for return journey;
back to Mumbai by 4 pm.

The cost of the trek will be Rs. 220 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,like 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.
Saurabh Thackeray : 9892855806.

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