Trek to Harihar!

Picture blog of a one day crazy trek to Harihar fort in the Trimbakeshwar range!

Nakhind-Peb-Matheran Range Trek

Trek # 20. General Information When: November ‘16 Where: Nakhind-Peb(Vikatgad)-Matheran Range trek Range: Matheran Route: Vangani-Bedisgaon-Vaghachi wadi-Nakhind Nedhe-Nakhind peak-Vikatgad-Dasturi Naka Description: Reach Vangani station by train, commute to Bedisgaon by auto (100 rs), ask villagers for way to Vaghachi wadi. Once you are on the correct path, its tough to miss it. You ‘ll reach…

Trek to Vikatgad aka Peb fort-II

PART II: This is part II of the Trek for Survival: Vikatgad series. Part I can be found here. The rock patch has two levels, one is about 8 feet high and the second is another 7 feet but with a wedge between two rocks at 5 feet from the ledge. There’s a half foothold…

Trek to Vikatgad aka Peb fort-I

The trek that marked the beginning of ‘A Season Of Mountains’ Trek # 01. General information When: January ‘15 Where: Vikatgad aka Peb fort Range: Matheran Route: Neral-Komalwadi-Nakhind pass route-Vikatgad-Dasturi Naka Nearest railway station: Aman Lodge (Neral-Matheran Narrow Gauge railway): 3 kms from NM 156 marker & Neral (Central Railway): 5 kms from Vikatgad Caves….

Monsoon Trek to Prabalgad

The first thing I come across on trek day- weather forecast of possible flooding if rain persists during the day. So what do we do? cancel the trek and sit home and check facebook and curse the weather, right? WRONG! We double up our resolve and stock up for worst case scenarios and march forth!…

Monsoon Trek to Kalavantin Durg!

Trek to the place I had first seen in ’11 but took 5 years to set foot on- Kalavantin Durg! I thought of doing something different this time and the following video is what was born out of it- This is the basic info. A detailed write-up about my trek will be posted soon! Trek…

Trek to Sarasgad!

An account of a Monsoon trek to Sarasgad! Sarasgad is a 1600 feet high fort just behind the the temple of Ballaleshwar in Pali, Maharashtra. Glad you wanted to check out this Post! I am out exploring places- some old, some new. I ‘ll try and get back to writing blog posts (including this one)…

Monsoon Trek to Irshalgad

Irshalgad is a Pinnacle in the Matheran Range, famous for its Nedhe (Naturally formed needle hole in the mountain) as well as for its treacherous climb to the top after Nedhe! This is the basic info. A detailed write-up about my trek will be posted soon! When: August ‘16 Where: Irshalgad, Panvel Range: Matheran Nearest railway…

Trek to Hadsar Fort!

An account of a one day trek to Hadsar and bonds that can’t be formed in classrooms.. Glad you wanted to check out this Post! I am out exploring places- some old, some new. I ‘ll try and get back to writing blog posts (including this one) as soon as possible but it ‘ll be…