THTC have arrange one day hike to Peb matheran on Sunday 21st Jun 2009.
Peb fort, a well-known hill station and a paradise for hikers. It has many routes and one can always spend an enjoyable hiking day.
A small hill fort at the height of 474m-1554ft adjoining Matheran that is popularly for hikes and outing. There is a sharp ridge that leads to a cave at the base of the fort. To avoid crowd at hill stations like Matheran, nature lovers must visit the nearby fort Peb. This is the most beautiful one-day trek. But there is a dense forest on the way to the fort Peb. The fort is also named as ‘VikatGad’. Historical references clearly indicate that Shivaji Maharaj used the caves on the fort as silos for grain storage. Fascination spots are cave on the fort is occupied by disciples of Swami Samarth, a great saint.
…. Welcome to Peb fort, a group of trekkers with similar abilities and interests makes for a congenial atmosphere and a lot of fun.
Trekking Range : Karjat-Matheran Range
District : RAIGAD
Summit : PEB FORT
Altitude : 1554 ft approx.
Summit Type : HILL FORT
Grade of climb : MODERATE
Climbing time : 2 HOURS
Climate foreseen : Cloudy and heavy rain showers.
Meeting Point : Thane Stn – sun 21st jun 2009, 06:00AM
Things to carry :-
1. Water bottles (Atleast 1lit.)
2. Personal medicines
3. Dry food / fruits
4. Anti-dehydrate (limboo pani, glucose powder, electrol)
5. Old News papers
6. Extra pair of cloths
7. Pen knife
8. plastic bags
9. Camera / binoculars (Optional)
Trek Cost :- 200/-
(Inclusive of All traveling charges from thane, Food n refreshments)
Do not carry excessive cash & wear costly ornaments.
Every individual will be responsible for his/her belongings.
Smoking & Consumption of liquor is strictly prohibited.
Advanced registration & payment of full trek charges to be done on or
before 15th jun.
For further details Contact :-
Pritesh – 09773508535
Rohan – 09967665727,
Rupali – 09773515021
Thane Hiking-Trekking Club