We promote the spirit of adventure through trekking and mountaineering.
We create awareness towards saving nature and preserving environment.
We promote rich cultural and historical heritage of Maharashtra.

Major Activities

Trekking : Mountain Info

Sahyadris offers boundless possibilities for trekking and its allied activities. For those fascinated by the unexplored, mountain ranges...
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Allied Activities

First Aid Training Course

There are many aspects of health and safety when it comes to coming home safely from a trek or expedition, and returning to normal city life.
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Past Escapdes
Since its foundation days, Chakram Hikers has been trekking the unexplored regions of the Sahyadris, lesser known to amateur trekkers..
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Current Activities

So you are planning an adventure within the Sahyadri mountain range, but not sure about the adventure options that the vast Sahyadris have got in store for you? The first in the list of adventure activities over here is Trekking. Whether it is the harsh and rough climate of the Western Ghats or the green pastures, the high mountain zones is a trekker's paradise.

This is where you can keep yourself updated with Chakram Hiker's current treks and other activities.

Trek for July 2017- September 2017

Trek: Ganpati Gadad
Start Date : 30th July (5.30 am)
End Date : 30th July (7.30 pm)
Grade : C
Leader : Mangesh Pandit (9769069629)
Email : mangeshmpandit@gmail.com
Dy Leader : Maitri Bhatt (9702540200)
Email : maîtri.bhatt30@gmail.com
Cost : 700/-
Guest Fee : 30/-
Trek Summary : Trek to a group of 6-7 caves near Dhasai, Murbad. A huge waterfall above the caves, a mesmerizing scene in the monsoon.
Trek: Dehene - Ratangad - Katrabai - Ghanchakkar – Shirpunje
Start Date : 4th August,2017 (9.00 p.m.)
End Date : 6th August,2017 (10.30 p.m.)
Grade : A
Leader : Aniket Rahalkar (9820873684)
Email : rahalkaraniket@gmail.com
Dy Leader : Ameya Naphade (9890962333)
Email : ameynaphade@gmail.com
Cost : 1500/-
Guest Fee : 50/-
Trek Summary : A difficult but challenging trek in heavy rains accompanied by strong winds and dense fog. A climb of 4300 fts through streams and then a walk through the Katrabai and Ghanchakkar Plateau. Two days full of challenges and trek through streams…
Trek: Upandya Ghat - Ambenali Ghat
Start Date : 11th August,2017 (11.00 p.m.)
End Date : 12th August,2017 (10.00 p.m.)
Grade : B
Leader : Pranav Naphade (8108352333)
Email : pran.296@gmail.com
Dy Leader : Saurabh Joshi (9920958875)
Email : saurabhy.joshi@gmail.com
Cost : 700/-
Guest Fee : 30/-
Trek Summary : A pleasant but challenging trek in monsoon. Upandya Ghat - Ambenali Ghat are situated in main range of Sahyadris overlooking Raigad Fort. You climb 2500 ft up and down in one day…
Trek: Ulhas Valley
Start Date : 2nd Sept,2017 (11.30 p.m.)
End Date : 3rd September,2017(20.30 p.m.)
Grade : A
Leader : Aniket Rahalkar (9820873684)
Email : rahalkaraniket@gmail.com
Dy Leader : Mangesh Pandit (9769069629)
Email : mangeshmpandit@gmail.com
Cost : 650/-
Guest Fee : 30/-
Trek Summary : A unique trek where you climb down in the beginning and then climb up. While descending you cross a razor sharp edge and negotiate gushing streams to ultimately reach the origin of Ulhas valley and a breath-taking view of a waterfall…
Trek: Panhalgad - Vishalgad
Start Date : 8th Sept,2017 (07.00 p.m.)
End Date : 10th September,2017(11.30 p.m.)
Grade : B
Leader : Ameya Naphade (9890962333)
Email : ameyanaphade@gmail.com
Dy Leader : Aditya Dandekar (9029674006)
Email : adidandekar07@gmail.com
Cost : 2500/-
Guest Fee : 50/-
Trek Summary : A trek of 55 kms in two days to relive the valour and courage of Bajiprabhu Deshpande-one the greatest sons of Maharashtra. Entire route blossoms with flowers in Ashwin which mesmerises you.
Trek: Khandas-Bheemashankar-Khandas
Start Date : 9th Sept,2017 (05.30 a.m.)
End Date : 10th September,2017(19.00 p.m.)
Grade : B
Leader : Tanmay Barlinge (8828390861)
Email : tambarlinge@gmail.com
Dy Leader : Mangesh Pandit (9769069629)
Email : mangeshmpandit@gmail.com
Cost : 700/-
Guest Fee : 50/-
Trek Summary : A trek to Bheemashankar- one of the twelve jyotirlingas- has always fascinated the trekkers in Maharashtra. Climb through Shidi Ghat adds to the adventure of climbing 3500 fts through dense forest. A glimpse of giant squirrel (shekroo) would be added bonus. Visit to Gupta Bheemashankar and Nagphani and climbing down from Ganesh Ghat make your trek truly memorable.
Trek: Manikgad
Start Date : 17th Sept,2017 (08.00 a.m.)
End Date : 17th September,2017(18.00 p.m.)
Grade : C
Leader : Adwait Joshi (9702327722)
Email : joshiadwait2012@gmail.com
Dy Leader : Mangesh Pandit (9769069629)
Email : mangeshmpandit@gmail.com
Cost : 250/-
Guest Fee : 30/-
Trek Summary : An easy but enjoyable trek to a relatively “younger” fort ( built by Sarkhel Kanhoji Angre in 17th Century) to overlook and protect the trade route from Ghat(Pune Maval) to Konkan. View of forts in Lonavala region, Karjat and Panvel region is simply fantastic.
Trek: Kokandiva- Kawlya Ghat
Start Date : 29th Sept,2017 (09.00 p.m.)
End Date : 30th September,2017(10.30 p.m.)
Grade : B
Leader : Pranav Naphade (8108352333)
Email : pran.296@gmail.com
Dy Leader : Mangesh Pandit (9769069629)
Email : mangeshmpandit@gmail.com
Cost : 1000/-
Guest Fee : 30/-
Trek Summary : Climbing Kokandiva in passing monsoon is a challenge in itself with slippery trail and few exposed steps near the narrow top. But once on the top the view of Sahyadris is breathtaking and magnificent with Raigad right in front. You get down via Kawlya ghat to Sandoshi.

NOTE - 

1. Resonse to the First Aid Course organised by Chakram Hikers on 23-24-25 June 2017 at Vill. Gulsunde under the guidance of Dr. Milind Chitaley, was very encouraging. 22 participants successfully completed the course.
2. Enthused by the response and interest shown by many trekkers, one more first aid course is proposed in September,2017. The details would be uploaded very soon.
3. Shri Madhav Phadke, a senior member of the Chakram Hikers, was awarded “Girimitra Giribhraman- Sansthatmak Karya” award at 16th Girimitra Sammelan held at Maharashtra Seva Sangh, Mulund on 8/9 July,2017. Congratulations to Shri Madhav Phadke on this great achievement.
4. Leaders of the respective treks should be contacted at least one week prior to the trek. Confirmation of the participation only after the leader’s consent and on payment of participation of fees.
5. Floaters and open toe shoes will not be accepted as footwear for trekking. Similarly shorts and 3/4th pants will not be accepted as a safe dressing option.
6. Participants will be expelled with immediate effect, if found without appropriate footwear and clothing (applicable for all treks).
News Update
Annual General Meeting of the year 2017 is scheduled on 1st July, 2017 (Saturday) at 6.30 pm. All members and well wishers are invited to attend the same.
16TH GIRIMITRA SAMMELAN – 2017
Date: 8 and 9th July-2017 at Maharashtra Seva Sangh, Mulund.
Upcoming The Big Event SAHYANKAN-2017 in December-2017.
Yearly members are requested to renew their Yearly membership.
Chakram Hikers has printed new Identity cards for its Life members, for more details, kindly Contact Chakram Hikers Office Mulund – East.
Book your seats early for the various treks to avoid disappointment
Identity cards for members, Contact: Mr.Rajan Mahajan

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Achievements

Successfully completed the Himalayan Trek to "HAR KI DUN – RUINSARA TREK"
Virgin South face of Manik Lingi climbed by Chakram's team on 15-11-13
Virgin west face of Tilin climbed by Chakram's team on 26.10.13
Successfully summit of “Fluted Peak” (6122 m) expedition on 21st August 2013! Sudeep Barve, Gautami Barve and Prateesh Sane standing on the summit of Fluted Peak.

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