The Ratangad Trek

Around 3:00am in the morning, a cup of hot masala tea by the roadside gives me just the required warmth to keep aloof the frigid weather. As I stare out onto the winding roads ideally focussing nowhere, just another smile spans across with the very thought that I'm not heading back to Hyderabad without accomplishing…

The Bhimashankar trek

Approximately 2000 feet above MSL as you cling to your dear life with those nimble fingers, along the crevices of a rock overlooking a deep valley; All you get to sense is the rush of blood across your veins up to your brains! For those few seconds, as you're left with nothing but just sheer…

The Raireshwar trek

The Bombayz had come down to Pune a few hours before I reached home after rappelling at Kondividi. 10:30 pm at night,Tiwari and Pranesh join us for dinner at Rasoi Ghar. It's been close to a year that I've had dinner with any of my Engg. mates. This time during dinner, there are no tickets…

The Visapur-Lohagad trek

[fruitful_tabs type="default" width="100%" fit="false"] [fruitful_tab title="Blog"] There are three reasons why I'd not forget this trek! The first being, I wasn't the youngest member in the team; the second being we had a 10 year senior,quite oblivious to us, sitting silently listening to all the *facts* about organisations and policies that we were putting forward;…

The Rajmachi Trek

[fruitful_tabs type="default" width="100%" fit="false"] [fruitful_tab title="Blog"] Boy, Oh Boy! For the past two and a half months, I've been pampering hard ground every weekend ; but believe me,  I've never been this satisfied as I am today after the trek. It's been an adventure in the real sense! Walking through the dense vegetation with no…

The Prachandgad trek (Torna)

[fruitful_tabs type="default" width="100%" fit="false"] [fruitful_tab title="Blog"] Dhok pings me and Vaibhav at about 4:00pm to let us know that we may have to get to Muralgad on bikes, as commutation by ST may become a problem. There were about eight of us and we weren't really sure how many would fancy biking to the base.…