Hyderabad Rockathon 2012

Hyderabad Rockathon 2012


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About The Event

The Great Hyderabad Adventure Club and the Society to Save Rocks  are conducting the First  Rockathon “Hyderabad Rockathon 2012” to highlight the preservation of our stunning Deccan rockscapes for adventure sports, recreation and environmental protection on the Sunday, 16 December 2012 at  University of Hyderabad, Gachibowli  from 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM.

The following exciting activities are planned from morning to afternoon. Let’s make this new initiative a big success with your participation and spread the message on conservation and importance of protecting our rocks . You can participate in multiple activity one after the other. Bring your Friends, Family and Children Along.

Who can attend: All Ages  including children above 8 Years.

Rockathon Activities:

Registration 7:30 PM

  • Rock Walk: (8 AM - 10 AM )
  • Trail Run (8 AM - 10 AM )
  • Photography Contest: (9 AM - 11 AM)
  • Poetry Contest: (11 AM)
  • Rock Quiz : (11 AM)
  • Drawing Workshop: (10 AM-11 PM)
  • Rock Balancing: (11:00 AM - 12:30 PM)
  • Slack Lining: (8:00 AM - 12:30 PM)
  • Scrambling (8:00 AM-12:30 PM)
  • Bouldering (8:00 AM - 12:30 PM)
  • Rappelling :(8:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

12:30 PM  Awards and Prize Distribution

Most events will be run parallel and you can participate in them one after the other. We will have multiple setups so more members can do the activity in parallel.

Payment information

1. Please make a payment of Rs 200 via online NEFT Bank Transfer to
Great Hyderabad Adventure Club
A/C No 038205001748 (Current Account),
ICICI Bank Ltd,
Road No 12, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad.
NEFT/ISFC Code: ICIC0000382
Payment remark: Your_name_rockathon

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Things to bring
Wear light color Sports Track or comfortable clothes with sports shoes.
Sun Hat
Water and refreshments.
ID card
Registration Slip

Contact Details
Diyanat - 9885039230

Activity Description

Rock Walk: A rock walk is done around rocks to highlight the importance of preservation of rocks and appreciate the beauty of the rocks. You will get ample time to feel and photograph the rocks.

Photography Contest: Three Best Photographs of the rocks will be chosen by a panel of Judges and will be published online with credits to the photographers. There will be first, second and third prize. You are free to move around in the designated area and click pictures.

Poetry Contest: Write creative poetry on the rocks and you can win a prize. Join the rock walk and make notes and observation and create a poetry on it. There is prize for 2 best poetry

Rock Quiz : Participate and Find out How much do you know about rocks and their heritage.

Drawing Workshop: Capture the beauty of the rocks in your drawings in this guided workshop

Rock Balancing: A challenging and interesting game where you have to balance rocks of different shapes together.

Slack Lining: Slack lining is a practice in balance that uses mind body coordination. A slack line uses nylon or polyester webbing tensioned between two anchor points. This is a safe and fun activity that all ages can enjoy for hours together.

Scrambling is rock climbing activity that uses all the limbs with the sole aim of reaching to the top. Trained rock climbers will guide you on how to scramble. This will be done in groups of 10 from 8 am to 12 pm

Bouldering is a climbing activity that has a predefined route of various difficulties. Bouldering is done with rock climbing shoes and safety  crash mats. Trained climbers will assist and introduce you to this interesting sport

Rappelling Rappelling is getting down a vertical face with the help of rope and harness. Experience the adrenaline rush as you get down a vertical rock. Rappelling is conducted under supervision of a trained personal and certified safety equipment.

Trail Run 5 kms of trail run is fun and done on the existing trails. It fun to run in the wild grass and trees and among the various rocks.

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