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wanderingfeet trek to Korigad 31st Jan, 2010

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 | mumbaihikers | Uncategorized

Hi Trekkers,
I’ve arranged a fort climbing expedition to Korigad in Lonavala region.
Date: 31 January 2010, Sunday
Fees of the trek :
For Pune participants: Rs. 140
For Mumbai participants: Rs. 110
Difficulty Rating: Very Easy – Easy
Meeting Point:
For Pune participants: Pune Station
For Mumbai participants: Lonavala Station
For Pune participants: 6:00 a.m.
For Mumbai participants: 8:00 a.m.(Indrayani reaches Lonavala station at 8:00 a.m.)
Last date for registration: 29 Jan, 2010 (Friday).

Fees include
For Pune participants: travel, by public transport (from Pune Station to Lonavala, Lonavala to Korigad and back), morning snack, tea, printed material, guidance fees.
For Mumbai participants: travel, by public transport (from Lonavala to Korigad and back), morning snack, tea, printed material, guidance fees.

There will be no provision of food. The participants will need to get their own lunch (vegetarian).
The participant will have to reach Pune Station by 6:00 a.m. (Lonavala by 8:00 a.m.)
This being the month of January, the climate will be pleasant, yet strong Sun during afternoon, hence participants should wear cap/hat or some protection from sun. Participants should dress comfortably.
Also carry 2 litre of water as there is no water supply at that place. Use electral/glucose-d/ tang to revitalize your self.
Apart from this you can get biscuits, dry fruits, chocolates, chikkis to munch on the way.

Here is a list of all the things that need to be carried for the activity:

1. A haversack to put in all the things to be carried..so that one has their hands free while trekking. Please do not carry Sling bags, Jholas, handbags/shoulder bags etc
2. Shoes with Good Grip for trekking. (Sports/Jungle/Trek Shoes). Please do not wear sandals, chappals or floaters, girls are requested not to wear high heel footwear.
3. Water bottle (Minimum 2 litre). (you can carry two 1 Litre bottles)
4. Lunch (vegetarian) for the day (compulsory). Biscuits or other snacks, chocolates, fresh fruits (optional).
5. Cap/hat (anything to shade you from sun).
6. Medical Kit
7. Optional things: Camera, Binoculars, sunglasses.
8. Those who have knee problems should wear knee caps.

Few rules that need to be followed are:

1. The Leader’s decision will be final & binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.
2. Smoking will only be permitted, while we stop at a clearing, after consultation with the ‘Leader’ you can smoke, but the person will have to move away from the group to smoke (smokers please carry mint or mouth freshener along with you).
3. Alcohol will strictly be not permitted on the event. Anyone found in possession of the same or consuming it will be expelled from the activity.
4. It is important for all participants to stay together in the group, in the event of any deviation by the participant without the consent of the leader, he/she/they will be considered as ‘Independent/s’ & will no longer be considered as a part of the group. No refund of fees will be given in case the person is expelled from trek for above 2 reasons.
{Deviation: E.g.: Participant decides to go sightseeing on his own, decides to stray away from the group, decides to trek on route other than instructed by Leader, etc}
5. In the event of any Mishap, Leaders will not be responsible.
6. Each member will be responsible for his/her own safety & baggage.
7. Each member MUST get his own lunch (vegetarian), snacks, & eatables (vegetarian).
8. Avoid wearing Gold or other ornaments.

For any other query and registration contact
Amit Kamble on 9372412386

Registration and cancellation procedure

Registration can be done over phone

Trek Schedule

Meeting point: Pune Station at 6:00 a.m. board local train for Lonavala
Reach Lonavala by 8:15 a.m.
Board ST bus to Korigad and start journey by 9:00 a.m.
Reach Korigad by 10:00 a.m.
Finish breakfast by 10:30 a.m.
Start fort climbing and reach fort by 11:00 a.m.
Sight seeing and rest till 12:30 p.m.
Lunch at 12:30.
Start return journey to Lonavala by 1:30 p.m.
Start return journey to Pune by 3:00 p.m. reach Pune by 5:00 p.m.

Amit Kamble

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