Waterfall rappelling event by TreksandTrails India

16th August 2014 (Batch I) - 17th August 2014 (Batch II)

Summary:

Assembly:        Karjat railway station.

Event contribution: Rs 1000.00 per person on or before 13 August 2014 via bank transfer only.

Last minute entry will be charged Rs 200.00 EXTRA

About Rappelling

It is the controlled descent down a rock face using a rope and harness. Rescue teams are also known for using this method as a way to access injured or stranded victims. Climbers use this technique when a cliff or slope is too steep and/or dangerous to descend without protection. Many climbers use this technique to protect established anchors from damage. Rope access technicians also use this as a method to access difficult-to-reach areas from above for various industrial applications like maintenance, construction, inspection and welding, cleaning of outer glass of a building.

About Waterfall rappelling

Waterfall rappelling is very similar to rappelling, the difference is water. And this one element will make all the difference. As the amount of water flowing down makes the foot rest all the more slippery and uneasy. As our clothes are wet and there is extra weight on us of the flowing water. We all need to be extra careful.

Trek Kalsubai Peak on 10 August 2014.

Summary:

Height:              5400 ft

Region:            Igatpuri

Grade:             Medium

Contribution:    Rs 750.00 per person If booked before 08 August 2014 at 22:00, later Rs.100 extra. 

Kalsubai Trek  July 2014

About Kalsubai Shikhar 

Kalsubai with the height of 1646m [5400Feets] is famous as one of the highest peaks in Maharashtra. Kalsubai lies in the Sahyadri mountain range. This being the highest peak, it commands a beautiful view. 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. It is said, that in the ancient times, a lady named “Kalsu” came to nearby Indorey village to work. However, somebody forced her to clean utensils and clean up the residence by force. So she left the place and eventually died at this spot. So comes the name, Kalasubai. A small temple is built here, in her memory. It usually takes three hours to reach the top from Bari. Soon after leaving Bari, a small stream is crossed followed soon after by a Hanuman temple. The route from behind this temple takes the hiker straight to the summit. There are three iron ladders along this route. There is a well near the last iron ladder as one approaches the top. The rest of the route is without water, so it is best to fill water bottles in Bari. It is an easy hike, but parts of it are quite steep in places.

TreksandTrails is going for a Monsoon trek to Harishchandragad on 12 - 13 July 2014

Harishchangragad-Shiva-temple-view

Summary:     Overnight trek To Harishchandragad on 12 - 13 July 2014
Height:          4650 ft
Grade:           Medium – tuff
Assembly:     Kalyan Railway Station
Duration:       2 Days and 2 Nights.
Region:         Malshej
Contribution: Rs 1400.00 If booked before 10 pm of 10th July '14, later Rs. 200 extra.

About
The carvings on the temples of Nageshwar (in Khireshwar village), in the Harishchandreshwar temple and in the cave of Kedareshwar indicate that the fort belongs to the medieval period, since it is related to Shiva, Shakta or Naath. Later the fort was under the control of Moguls. The Marathas captured it in 1747. Main attractions on Fort: Saptatirtha Pushkarni, Kedareshwar Cave, Konkan Kada (Konkan cliff), Taramati peak, Temple of Harishchandreshwar,

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