Astansari – Dhaundasari (Konkan to Ghat)- Crazy trek !

I had been on one 'offbeat ' trek with the trekking group  ' Offbeat Sahyadris ' before . It is something I like about this group , of doing treks other than well trodden routes . Its certainly their USP . So when Priti asked whether I could come for a trek from Valvan to … Continue reading Astansari – Dhaundasari (Konkan to Ghat)- Crazy trek !

Raireshwar – Nakhind – Aswalkhind : Jan 2011

DAY 1 : Raireshwar - Nakhind - Kudali It had been 5 months since my last trek , what with me being away in Delhi . For someone accustomed to trekking once every 20 odd days , 5 months was quite a sabbatical ! . So when Priti asked whether I was interested in a … Continue reading Raireshwar – Nakhind – Aswalkhind : Jan 2011

Harishchandra via Nalichi Vaat – Dec 2009

I had been to Harishchandragad once before , via the Tolar Khind route and since then , had always wanted to try the tougher , more thrilling ' Nali chi vaat ' . Trek Mates had organised one for the 12th , 13th of december , which suited me just fine . ( exam getting … Continue reading Harishchandra via Nalichi Vaat – Dec 2009

Harishchandra – via Khireshvar : June 2009

I had heard and read reams upon reams about this place . The famed Konkan kada , the long hike , the temple at the top had all contributed in creating a huge aura about the place . And believe me , Harischandragad did not disappoint one bit . This is one place you would … Continue reading Harishchandra – via Khireshvar : June 2009

Ratangad Trek – August 2009

The Kasara - Igatpuri region offers some of the best treks in Maharashtra . The tall imposing peaks , on an average taller than the rest of the Sahyadris , command the region . A beautiful panorama unfolds in front of us as we climb into Kasara ghat . Ratangad , Kalsubai , Katrabai , … Continue reading Ratangad Trek – August 2009

Alang – Madan Trek : March 2009

It had been eight long months since my last trek (Torna) and my feet were itching to once again head towards the Sahyadris ! . Months had passed with me making and canceling plans for some or the other trek. Soon , the month of March arrived , practically the last month before the heat … Continue reading Alang – Madan Trek : March 2009