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wanderingfeet Katraj to Sinhagad Night trek on 27 March 2010

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Date: 27 March 2010 (Saturday)
Fees of the trek : Rs. 120
Difficulty Rating: Medium – High
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Meeting Point: PMPML Swargate bus stand.
Last date for registration: 26 March 2010 (Friday)

Fees include travel (from Swargate to Katraj, and Donje to Swargate), morning snack, tea, printed material, guidance fees.
There will be no provision of food. The participants should bring light dinner (vegetarian).
The participant will have to reach Swargate by 6:00 p.m.
Participants should dress comfortably, avoid wearing jeans, suggested clothes are cotton pants, track suits, jogging suits. Wear full shirt and pant to escape mosquito bites.
Also carry 2-3 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. Light dinner (vegetarian) . Biscuits or other snacks, chocolates, fresh fruits (optional).
5. Torch (compulsory), with extra pair of batteries.
6. Light bed sheet or cloth, to lie down while resting.
7. Wear knee caps and carry a walking stick, if you wish. These two things will make the trekking comfortable.
8. Medical Kit, crepe bandages.
9. Optional things: Camera, Binoculars, Extra pair of clothes if u want.
10. Other optional accessories are fingerless leather gloves, sunglasses.

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 not be permitted. Smokers please do not register, if you can not control your urge for one day.
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 3 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 should get his own dinner (vegetarian), snacks, & eatables (vegetarian).
8. Avoid wearing Gold or other ornaments.
9. Do not tease, argue, ask stupid questions, play prank on any villager, specially women, at the place of trek. If you do so and get beaten-up by the villagers we will not interfere nor take responsibility for it.
10. The route of the trek is tricky and it is night. Hence it is necessary for all to be together. If any one deviates and gets lost we will not be responsible.
Please remember trekking is not a picnic, its an adventure, hence do not take instructions casually, defying them may prove harmful.

For any other query and registration contact
Amit Kamble on 9372412386

Registration and cancellation procedure

Registration starts on 22 March 2010 (Monday).
Registration Forms has to be filled along with fees before 26 March 2010 (Friday).
Registration is compulsory. We reserve the rights to deny entry to any participant.

Trek Schedule

Meeting point: PMPML Swargate bus stand at 6:00 p.m.
Leave Swargate by 6:30 p.m.
Reach Katraj by 7:00 p.m.
Start trekking
Reach Sinhagad by 4-5 a.m.
Sight seeing on the fort
Breakfast and rest
Start descending Sinhagad by 8:00 a.m.
Leave Donje by 9:00 a.m.
Reach Swargate by 10:00 a.m.

For photos see link. Please remember these photos are taken during day time so we wont be seeing these things on the way. It is for you to know how the trek is going to be.

Amit Kamble

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