शिखर वेध-Trek 2 Kalsubai+Kavnai 19th July 2009

शिखर वेध have planned yet another one day night trek to Kalsubai near Igatpuri highest point in Maharashtra + Thrilling trek 2 Kavnai coming sunday i.e. on 19th July 2009
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Brief Introduction about Kalsubai / Kavnai

Height:~5400 ft/2500 ft
Grade:Easy/Medium
Time:~Max 3 hrs frm Bari/Max. 0.5 hrs frm Kavnai
Location:Igatpuri
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Kalsubai is the highest peak of the Sahyadris, the Everest of Maharashtra. At the summit is a small temple of Kalsubai. This being the highest peak, it commands a beautiful view.The vastly spread out backwaters of Bhandardara attracts ones attention from the top. To the north of the mountain range forts such as Ramsej, Harihargad, Brahmagiri, Anjaneri, Ghargad, Bahula, Tringalwadi, Kavnai can be seen. To the east one can spot Aundha, Vishramgad, Bitangad, to the west Alang, Madangad, Kulang, Ratangad (south west) and to the south Pabhargad, Ghanchakkar, Harishchandragad can be seen.
Since Kalsubai is extremely famous, enough effort has been made to make this trek easy. There are steel railings, chains and ladders at places where it is difficult to climb. There is a symbolic temple at the top.

KavnaiThe main entrance door of the fort still stands in good condition.Entering the main door we can see cave on the right side.We can see small pond 2wards southern side of fort.There r many dilapidated structures of mansion by the side of this pond.A bastion @western end of the fort.A cistern is located nr the bastion

Itinerary for da day
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Rendezvous: On telecon
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00:00 Hrs: Departure from Mumbai
04:30 Hrs: Bari Base
04:45 Hrs: Ascend
09:00 Hrs: Top
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9:00-11:00 pm Explore fort, Breakfast, Rest and enjoy the view of the surrounding
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11:00 Hrs: Descend
14:30 Hrs Base
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Lunch in the bus itself
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16:00 Hrs @ Kavnai
16:45 Hrs Top
Exploration
17:30 Hrs Descend
18:15 Hrs Base
18:30 Hrs Departure for Mumbai
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Evening snacks on the way
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We will be in mumbai around 22:15 hrs ( thats – subjective)
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The Estimated initial expenditure is about Rs. 400 / –
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This includes Mumbai 2 Mumbai fare for private vehicle … Morning T + Evening — Snacks/Tea
Seats will be first come 1st basis … for registration, deposit full amount on following A/c .
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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)
Lasr date for registration: – Thursday 16th july 2009, 5 pm
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Things To Carry
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Pls do carry Breakfast & Lunch for da day ( a must)
A Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs) (a must)
Torch with extra batteries (a must)
Raincheater (Optional)
Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes,
Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)
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A haversack to put all these things
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For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Jagdish Patil : 09869369836
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शिखर वेध link
http://www.orkut.co.in/Main#Community.aspx?cmm=20439777

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