One Day Trek to Gambhirgad

Event - One Day Trek to Gambhirgad (The Mystery Fort)

Event Date - December 2, 2012

There is a local legend, you can only reach summit of Gambhirgad if Gambhir Baba has called you.. The first time we tried the event was marked with loads of adventures, that included flat tyres, bus getting stuck in pit, and we almost scaled the summit but not quite there.. 

Second time we did scale the summit but not before we had our set of challenges and adventures.. we climbed from a very difficult side of the mountain, it had a very steep gradient, almost 70 degree, with loose, slippery scree and falling boulder to add to the challenge. But determined we finally made it to the summit, perhaps Gambhir Baba was impressed by our persist ency and determination.. 

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Difficulty Grade - Medium

The Place

Gambhirgad (2252 ft.) is a double rigged mountain. Like every conspicuous mountains this one stands tall on a huge plain keeping the union territory of Dadra and Nagar haveli to its north and Maharashtra to its south. So strategic is its location that the Maharashtra gazetteer uses the fort as a landmark to demarcate the border between the state and the union territory.

Tentative Schedule:
6:00am Start from Andheri West (SV Road, Near Merwans Bakery, Near Bus Depot)
6:10 am Santacruz (Western Express highway); Bandra (Bandra-Kalanagar Junction Bus Stop at end of Sky Walk Bridge
 6:10 am (Outside Sion Station)
6:20 am Vikroli / Ghatkopar along East Express Highway
6:45 am (Thane/Mulund) Toll Naka along Eastern Express Highway
7:45 am Breakfast along with way
10:00 am Start of trek
1:30 / 2:00 pm Expected to reach the Summit
3:00 pm Start return trek back for base
09:30pm / 10:00 pm Expected to be back at Mumbai

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