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In his book Mountains of the Mind: Adventures in Reaching the Summit, Robert MacFarlane has mentioned “Mountains seem to answer an increasing imaginative need in the West. More and more people are discovering a desire for them, and a powerful solace in them. At bottom, mountains, like all wildernesses, challenge our complacent conviction - so easy to lapse into - that the world has been made for humans by humans. Most of us exist for most of the time in worlds which are humanly arranged, themed and controlled. One forgets that there are environments which do not respond to the flick of a switch or the twist of a dial, and which have their own rhythms and orders of existence. Mountains correct this amnesia. By speaking of greater forces than we can possibly invoke, and by confronting us with greater spans of time than we can possibly envisage, mountains refute our excessive trust in the man-made. They pose profound questions about our durability and the importance of our schemes. They induce, I suppose, a modesty in us.”
With said that Altitude Quest Adventure brings to you on of the most desired range trek in Western Ghats of Maharashtra, BIG 4 is an adventure that will take you to 4 highest peaks in Maharshtra in one go. This trek will unfold some of the most beautiful sights that you surely would have not seen before. As event is planned in hot summer time when rugged Sahyadri becomes more difficult to climb, BIG 4 is surely going to challenge for participants. Its sheer test of one’s endurance and grit. The 4th & 3rd highest peaks are to be climbed on day 1 in daytime where Salher & Kalsubai are going to be night trek. So if you are looking to do something really thrilling this summer come join us in the madness we call BIG 4.
17th April at 11 PM, Bus will start from SGNP – Borivali (E).
Total 4 Days & 5 Nights. Dates are 17th,18th, 19th ,20th & 21st April 2019.
Least number of participants we are looking is 25 pax, with an upper limit upto 35 pax.
Last date of registration is 20th March, 2019.
We are climbing 4 highest peaks of Maharashtra.
4th Ghanchakkar – 4951 ft. (ASL)
3rd Gawaldev – 4993 ft. (ASL)
2nd Salher – 5141 ft. (ASL)
1st Kalsubai – 5400 ft. (ASL)
11 PM – Start From SGNP, Borivali (E) Pick up points: WEH Goregoan, IIT Powai, Teen Hath Naka Thane, Vatika Hotel Kalyan
5 AM – Reach Shirpunje Village
5:30 – 7:30 AM – Rest & Breakfast
8:00 AM – Trek Starts
10:00 AM – Reach Bhairavnath Temple
11:00 AM – Bhiravnath to Ghanchakkar
1:30 PM – Lunch at Ghanchakkar Top
2:30 PM – Ghanchakkar to Gawaldev and return back to Ghanchakkar for overnight camping
6:00 AM – Wake Up Call, followed by morning drills
7:30 AM – Breakfast
8:00 AM – Descend from Ghanchakkar to Shirpunje
10:00 AM – Reach Shirpunje & Rest
12:00 PM – Lunch at Shirpunje Village
1:30 PM – Start for Salher from Shirpunje
7:00 PM – Reach Salher Base Village
7:00 – 9:00 PM – Free time, followed by Dinner at Salher Base village
10:00 PM – Ascend starts Salher’s top
2:00 AM – Reach Salher Top, overnight stay in tents
6:00 AM – Wake Up call & Enjoy Sunrise
7:30 AM – Breakfast
8:00 AM – Descend from Salher
11:00 AM – Reach Salher Base Village & Rest
12:00 PM – Lunch at Salher Base village
1:00 PM – Start for Kalsubai
6:30 PM – Reach Kalsubai Base village
7:00 – 8:30 PM – Rest & Dinner at Base Village
9:00 PM – Ascend for Kalsubai
1:30 AM – Reach Kalsubai Top & Rest
6:00 AM – Wakeup call & Enjoy Sunrise from top of Maharashtra
7:30 AM – Breakfast
8:00 AM – Descend from Kalsubai
10:30 AM – Reach Kalsubai Base village
12:00 PM – Lunch
2:00 PM – Resume back to Mumbai with a memory of thrilling experience of lifetime.
Anyone in between 16 years to 44 years can participate in this event.
Fees for registration is INR. 6999/- per person inclusive of GST
• AC Bus transportation from Mumbai to Mumbai
• Meals from 18th Breakfast to 21st Lunch
• AQ Big 4 T-shirt & High on Mountain Half Sleeve Polar Fleece jacket
• Camp Stay
• Trek Event Charges
• First Aid
• 5% GST
Note: Anything other than things mentioned above is not included
Given below is list of essential things to carry for BIG 4 treks;
• Good condition Sport / Trekking Shoes
• Tracks Pants
• Identity Card
• T-Shirts as per your need
• Torch with extra batteries
• Minimum of 3 aluminum Water Bottles
• Extra Pair of Clothes, as per your need
• Garbage Bags
• Sleeping Bag
• Toiletries & Personal Medicines (If any)
• Some dry snacks and eatables, as per your need
• Power Bank
• And 2 Backpacks
o 1 Day pack for treks
o 1 To keep extra luggage in bus
1) Please do not carry any valuable things for this event.
2) If you plan to opt out during trek then you have to make your arrangements.
For any further query feel free to get in touch with us either by email on <email@example.com> or call / whatsapp on 9137999541.