Kalpavihar Adventure Trek to Alang – Madan – Kulang 23rd to 26th Jan. 2010

Alang-Madan-Kulang

…..the toughest trek in Sahyadri

Dear Friends,

Be ready to attend unique and adventures trek of this year……!!

‘Kalpavihar Adventure’ is arranging a very tough trek for adventure lovers to
Alang – Madan – Kulang
With Triple Thrill in one trek…… Rock Climbing, Rappelling & adventures walking

The forts situated in Kalasubai range, are the most difficult forts in Sahyadri. All the three forts are beautiful but challenging and full of thrill. This will be your memorable trek.

Event Details

Name of Event Alang – Mandan – Kulang
Grade Difficult
Date 23rd to 26th Jan. 2010 (We are leaving on 22nd night)
Duration 4 Days

Pl. Note:

This Trek is very tough.
See the below photographs and you will get the idea.
Those who wants to join for this trek must be physically & mentally fit.
Good stamina required.

Participants are advised to do the following from now :

* Long distance running (regularly)
* Free hand exercises to strengthen the calf, thigh, shoulder and back muscles. That is Pull Ups, sit-ups, dips, Climb the stairs (avoid lift, bus, auto), Skipping.
* Breathing exercise.
* Stop/Reduce smoking and drinking of alcohol to increase the stamina.

Nothing is dangerous if you take enough care!.

SUCCESS LIES IN COURAGE

Introduction

kalpavihar Alang Mandan KulangPanoromic View

Alang (4852 ft)
Top of the fort is huge plateau. There are two caves on the fort for staying and 11 water cisterns. Remnants of buildings are spread over the fort. A small temple is also seen. From the fort we can locate Kalasubai, Aundh Fort, Patta, Bitangad situated at east zone. At north side Harihar, Trymbakgad, Anjaneri are seen. To the south we can locate Harishchandragad, Aajobagad, Khutta (pinnacle), Ratangad, Katrabai and surroundings.

kalpavihar Alang Mandan KulangAlang, (view from Madan Top)

Mandan (4841 ft)
Madangad is considered to be one of the most difficult forts to climb among all the forts in the Sahyadris. The area of the fort is quite small as compared to Alang and Kulang, its adjoining forts. There are only two water tanks on top of the fort. The area visible from the top of the fort is quite scenic. One can see Alang, Kulang, Chota Kulang, Ratangad, Ajyagad, Katrabai, Dangya Pinnacle, Harihar and Tryambakeshwar.

Kulang (4822 ft)
The panoramic view offered from the top of Kulang is one of the best in the Sahyadris. One can see the forts in the Kalsubai range, Baleshwar range and hills right upto Naneghat and Dhakoba.

See this Thrilling Snaps of the trek

kalpavihar Alang Mandan Kulang

Route map

kalpavihar Alang Mandan Kulang

This is most challenging rock climbing

kalpavihar Alang Mandan Kulang

Climbing patch of Madan

kalpavihar Alang Mandan Kulang

Pulling sacks over the patch

kalpavihar Alang Mandan Kulang

Descending on the way via rappelling

kalpavihar Alang Mandan Kulang

Zigzag shape Staircase towards top of Madan
after crossing of two risky patches

kalpavihar Alang Mandan Kulang

Climbing point of Alang.
There are two patches for climb.
1st is medium & above that
2nd patch of 50 ft.
rock climbing after crossing this steps.

kalpavihar Alang Mandan Kulang

A steep wall of rock on one side and a deep valley on the other side

Fees Rs. 1800/- (Kasara to Kasara)

What’s Included in fees
Transport,
All meals, all equipments,
Expert rock climbing team to help the participants.

Payment Rules

After receiving the mail or SMS or call, we will block your seat on temporary basis for 48 hrs.
You have to pay the advance Rs. 750/- before 15th Jan and confirm your participation.
Now you can pay directly through bank transfers to our IDBI account.
Kindly get back to us for account details.

Meeting Points

CST station near Police inquiry counter at 11.00pm with your ticket upto Kasara

You have to bring

* kalpavihar Alang Mandan Kulang
Vaishali Desai
9820684723
kalapavihar@yahoo.com

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