Bhramanti News

Activity details

Date

Trek

Members

Leader

Deputy

Remarks

26-30 Dec 13
Taleran Climbing
4
Kaivalya V
Ravi B.
Successful in climbing 3 virgin
26-30 Nov 13
Nimgiri Climbing
4
Kaivalya V
Ravi B.
Successful in climbing 3 virgin
3-4 Nov 13
Sunday 3 Climb
4
Kaivalya V
Ravi B.
Successful
18 Aug 13
Ahupe Ghat Trek, Murbad region
8
Praveen D.
Kaivalya V
Successful
4 Aug 13
Sondai Fort Trek
8
Kishor C
Kaivalya V
Successful
14 Jul 13
Mahuli Trek
8
Ravi B
Successful
7 Jul-14 Jul 13
Cycling - Tour-De-Ashtavinoux
8
Lalitesh M
Winnith R .
Successful
23- Jun 13
Asherigadh Trek
4
Ravi
Akshay
Successful
16- Jun 13
Jawahar -VTF - Stationary Distribute
4
Ajay
Kiran
Successful
2- Jun 13
Duke Nose Climb
8
Kaivalya V
Ravi B.
Successful
9-10 Mar 13
Nanacha Angtha Climb
3
Kaivalya V
Ravi B.
Successful
26 Jan 13
Dhakoba Trek
9
Kiran S
Ajay G.
Successful
26-28 Jan 13
Anjaneri Navra, Navri Climb
2
Kaivalya V
Ravi B.
Successful
13 Jan 13
Padar 1,2 Climb
3
Kaivalya V
Ravi B.
Successful
26-28 Dec 12
Vanarlingi Climb
9
Kaivalya V
Ravi B.
Successful
22 Dec 12
Mahuli Trek
8
Ravi
Akshay
Successful
8 Dec 12
Cycling Trimbak, Nashik
3
Lalitesh
Kiran
Successful
10 Nov 12
Ratangadh Trek & Khutta Climb
8
Ram
Akshay
Successful
21 Oct 12
Rajmachi Trek, Lonavala
3
Akshay A.
Ram
Successful
7 Oct 12
Siddhagadh Trek, Kalyan
10
Ram V.
Akshay
Successful
26 Aug 12
Cycling Igatpuri to Bhandardara
4
Kiran S.
Lalitesh
Successful
17 Jun 12
Peb Fort trek, Matheran
17
Mukesh
Ravi
Successful
26 May 12
Prabalgadh trek, Panvel
18
Ravi
Suhas
Successful
13 May 12
Sudhagadh trek, Pali
18
Ravi
Suhas
Successful
15 Apr 12
Peth Fort - Night trek, Karjat
18
Ravi
Suhas
Successful
18 Mar 12
Gorakhgad trek, Karjat
18
Mukesh
Prashant
Successful
18 Feb 12
Harishchandragad, Malshej Ghat
4
Ram V.
Kishore
Successful
12 Feb 12
Boot Camp for Leadres
10
Kaivalya V.
Kiran/Milind
Successful
14-15 Jan 12
Torna Trek
3
Kiran S.
Successful
20 Nov 11
Nagnath Lingi Climb
5
Kaivalya V.
Kishore
Successful
26 Oct 11
Pahine Navara Climb
7
Kaivalya V.
Kishore
Successful
22 Oct 11
Siddhagadh Trek, Kalyan
2
Kiran S.
Heena
Successful
2nd Jan 11
Virgin Rudra Climb, Pahine
4
Kaivalya V.
-
Successful (650 feet)
Dec 10
Gorakhgad Trek, Malshej Ghat
7
Harshal M.
Successful
28th Feb 10
Virgin Bahuli-3 Climb
7
Kaivalya V.
-
Successful
27 Jun 09
Thanale Cave Trek, Jawhar
23
Gopal S.
Rakesh R.
Successful
30-31st May 09
Bhupatgad Trek, Jawhar
11
Kiran S.
Gopal S.
Successful
14-15th Feb 09
Cycling to Srivardhan
5
Kiran S.
-
Successful
10-11th Jan 09
Agniban Climbing
9
Kaivalya V .
Kishor
Successful
3-4th Jan 09
Chanderi Trek, Kalyan
6
Gopal S.
Kiran S.
Successful
29-30 Nov 08
Dhakbhairy, Karjat
19
Gopal S.
Anthony
Successful
27-28 Sep 08
Kavlya-Shivtherghal Trek
7
Anthony J.
-
Successful
Aug 08
Nature Trail
13
Milind G.
-
Successful
Aug 08
Karnala Trek
33
Gopal S .
Kiran
Successful
18-19 Apr 08
Malhargadh Trek
33
Gopal S .
Winnith.
Successful
21-23 Mar 08
Bari Crack, Anjaneri Navri Climb
7
Kaivalya V.
Hemant M.
Successful
14-15 Dec 07
Rajgadh, Pune
11
Kiran S.
Joseph
Successful
8-14 Nov 07
Warna region
7
Ajay K.
-
Successful
Aug- Sep 07
Himalayan trek - Shingola
8
Kiran S.
-
Successful
11-12 Aug 07
Tringalwadi - Kavnai Trek, Lonavala
8
Ajay K.
-
Successful
29 Jul 07
Manikgadh, Panvel
8
Kaivalya V.
-
Successful
14-15 Jul 07
Ankai,Tankai, Gorakhgad
17
Kiran S.
Roel A.
Successful
24 Jun 07
Prabalgadh, Kalawantin
19
Ajay K.
Rajat D.
Successful
9 Jun 07
Tung Fort
16
Kiran S.
Ajay K.
Successful
20 May 07
Godrej Mangrooves Trail
8
Kiran S.
-
Successful
17 Mar 07
Duke Nose Climbing
8
Kaivalya V.
Rajesh R.
Successful (800ft)
11 Mar 07
Lohagad
5
Milind G.
-
Successful
Feb 07
Madhu Makarandgad
8
Kiran S.
-
Successful
26-28 Jan 07
Vanarlingi Climb
12
Rajan R.
Kaivalya V.
Left last 80ft patch
26-28 Jan 07
Chandragadh, Mangalgadh
14
Nitin M.
Apurva V.
Visited Chandragadh
6-7 Jan 07
Avandh, Patta Trek
20
Ajay K.
-
Successful
24-25 Dec 06
Sunday 1 & 2 Climb
13
Rajan R.
Kaivalya V.
Successful

Special News ( Trekking / Climbing / Mountaineering )

* Roopkund Trek: Milind Gyani, Dharmesh Desai & Ruzbeh successfuly completed Himalyan trek to Roopkund organised by other agency. Congratulations to the team.

* Gorakhgad Trek
:
This trek was successfully completed under the leadership of Mukesh, After long time we had accountable number of participants. Team of total 18 members. Congratulations to all participants. 1st time Mukesh Lead Bhramanti trek.

* Hanuman Tibba
Expedition: Bhramanti's active member Prasad Kancharla has climbed Hanuman Tibba on 13th June 2011.
Hanuman Tibba (19633 ft) is in Himachal Pradesh close to Manali area. It was his 2nd expedtion and 1st successful summit. It requires lot of dedication, focus, physical strength and stamina for such an achievement. He has been practicing for the past year for this by regular trekking and cycling. We congratulate him for the success. photo link
As per Prasad: "It was tough to Summit to say the least! "

* Life Member League
: Bhramanti welcomes Nandkishor Chavan to Life member League. He is one of our most active and lead climbers, and has shared 23 summits with us.

* Virgin Pinnacle Climb : 4th Virgin Summit of Bhramanti on the eve of New Year 2011. This pinnacle is near Anjaneri Fort. The total height of the summit was 650 feet. The entire team had to fight off the extreme biting cold coupled by the winds. Its definitely a historic start this year & provided us that adrenaline rush to take up such more challenges in future. Summiters: Kishor, Kaivalya, Suhas Shirke and Arun sawant. Congratulations to the entire team.

"It took us 3 days to reach the SUMMIT and had to fix more than 800ft of rope. The moves were very difficult. Last day it was a long climb and Kishor and myself push very hard to reach the summit after 3 loooooooong days of climb"..by Kaivalya.

* Gorakhgad Trek: This trek was successfully completed under the leadership of Harshal who became active after long break marking an year-end event. Team of total 7 members. Congratulations to all participants.

* Virgin Bahuli-3 Pinnacle Climb : 3rd Virgin Summit of Bhramanti. The team successfully completed this virgin pinnacle. There were total 7 participants out of which 4 reached the summit. It was tough climb with difficulty rate 1 . Summiters: Kaivalya, Ram, Rajesh, and Ashok. Other participants: Amod, Rohan, and Ravi. Congratulations to the entire team.

* Thanale Cave Trek
: The Thanale Caves trek was marked with success. With 23 participants. Congratulation to all participants and the leaders Gopal & Rakesh who manage the show. We had 2 kids this time: Himanish & Maitri Madrekar (8 & 11 years old) who were the youngest & enjoyed the season & the trek! The team was blessed with few intermittent rain as well as a waterfall. Explore the caves as well the area around & over the cave hill.

* Agniban climb : Total 9 members successfully completed this climb of medium difficulty level in Bhandardara region . The team was lead by Kaivalya and helped by Kishor. Summitters: Kaivalya, Kishor, Prashant, Ashish, Akshay, Ashok, Meenaz, Ritz, Sneha. We congratulate all participants to make this climb successful.
For photograph please visit the weblink provided by Kaivalya.

* Dhakbhairy Trek : The team successfully completed the Dhak Trek yesterday.There were 19 participants in all. Everybody trekked the Dhak Village as planned. 7 of us further trekked to the Dhak Bahiri Caves also. This time we had 6 people from Godrej! We were fortunate this to be accompanied by Rajan Ranadive from Godrej. He is 55 & lead us to the caves. He has been trekking in all regions of Himalayas right from J&K to Sikkim. He has trekked numerous forts & climbed numerous pinnacles, some without ropes & anchors too!

* Malhargadh Trek :
33 members team of Bhramanti completed the trek under the leadership of Gopal S. and Winnith. We congratulate all participants. Its one of the best well organised trek executed by Bhramanti. Special thanks to Gopal & Winnith.
For photograph please visit the weblink provided by Rakesh.

* Bari crack Climbing : 1st ever Bhramanti's such successful climb on one of the crack route on one of the mountain of Bari Village near Sunday 1 & 2 Pinnacle. The place is located near Tryambak/Nashik. This route was climbed in past 1st time in 2006 . This was Bhramanti's 1st success on such cracks. As per past history the crack was climbed once by a group Shailbhramar and we are the 2nd one. The climbing was lead by Kaivalya. The lead climbers were Kishor & Hemant. The initial 75% climb was done by Hemant and the rest finishing by Kishor. We attempted this crack in the month of Feb. But due to loose rocks and big over overhang that attempt became route opening attempt. This time our Climber made it happen. The team was supported by Prashant, Akshay. They found difficulty while winding up the climb in the dark. Due to rock fall one of our rope got damaged which is later replaced by new one while ascending. The team had also climbed Anjaneri Navri pinnacle, initially lead by Prashant his first ever attempt and later finished the climb by Hemant. We congratulate the entire team lead by Kaivalya.

* Rajgadh Trek :
11 members team of Bhramanti successfully completed the Rajgadh Trek. The team explored the entire fort during this 2 days trek. The team was lead by Kiran assisted by Joseph. We congratulate all participants & volunteers to make this trek successful.

*** Himalayan Trek to Shingola: 8 Members team of Bhramanti successfully completed the Himalayan Trek to Shingola. The trek started on 19th Aug 07 & returned back on 3rd Sept 07. The entire team is in good health. The total trek distance was 120 KM & the max height gain was 5001m, that's the place called Shingo-la. We congratulate the entire team & the leader for this success.This was 4th Himalayan trek of Bhramanti. We thanks to all participants for making this a successful event. We thanks to all organising team (Kaivalya, Bhola, Kiran), who made the smooth execution of the event.

*** Duke Nose Climbed : A golden day in the rock climbing history of Bhramanti
where team of 9 member team of Bhramanti climbed 800ft Duke Nose successfully. This is first ever such high climb ever done under the banner of Bhramanti. Hats off to all the climbers. The team was lead by Kaivalya V. and Deputy Rajesh R. The team members participated in this climb were Prashant, Mahendra, Sameer, Hemant, Suresh & Kishor. The last 300ft was climbed 2 times. We congratulates all members. photo link.

* Republic Day Celebration Trek and Climb :

12 member
team lead by Rajan and Kaivalya attempted Vanalingi pinnacle on this occasion. This pinnacle is near Jivdhan fort, Naneghat Area (Malshej Region). The ht. of the pinnacle is 425ft. The grade of the pinnacle is Very Difficult. We climbed 350ft (Till the traverse) and decided to windup due to time constraint. It was an awesome climbing experience for Bhramanti. Rajan lead the climb while the entire route planning/rope management had been done by Kaivalya support ed by Rajesh. Also the support team did a good team work specially Anurag, Amit, Prashant, Anil, Hemant, Milind & Family. We thanks to the Team Bhramanti for good support.

14 member team lead by Nitin and Apurva explored the Mahabaleshawar area. Started from Arthur seat point and visited Chnadragadh. Further visit to Fort Mangalgadh has been cancelled. We thanks to all Volunteers making the successful tradition of Trek and climb celebrating the republic day of India.

* Avandh Patta Trek: 20 members
team of Bhramanti trekked to Avandh & Patta fort successfully. These forts are in the Igatpuri region. It was 2 days trek lead by Ajay Kalashi. The group had little difficulty to trace the two caves on the first day but due to timely concluded the day trek enabled the team to trace the cave next day with fully charged motive. They descent dow to Konkanwadi and further trek to Taked to travel further to reach nearest railway station. The team was well supported by Zee group of participants. We thanks to all members and leaders for the cooperation. We Congratulate to all for the success.

* Sunday 1 & 2 routes Climbing: 13 members
team of Bhramanti climbed the Sunday 1 and Sunday 2 pinnacle in a single day. This is third successful event of such kind in Bhramanti's history. This time team size was bigger than our previous such attempt . Mr. Doug Johnson of USA was part of the climbing team. The Sunday 1 route was of the grade difficult. Kishor lead this route while Sunday 2 of medium grade was lead by Rajesh. The ascent took 4-5 hrs. We thanks to all team members for the best support.

* Telbaila 2 routes Climbing: 12 members
team of Bhramanti climbed the Right wall Left route(RWLR) & Left wall right route(LWRR) in a single day. This is second successful event of such kind in Bhramanti's history. This time team size was bigger than our previous such attempt where Only 3 climbers attempted the pinnacle (Ghodyacha kada & Anjaneri Navri in a sequence). The Right wall Left route climb was of the grade difficult. Kaivalya lead the RWLR while LWRR lead by Rajesh & Suresh. The Climb took total 8 hrs. We thanks to all team members for the best support.

* Nandadevi East Base Camp Trek:
7 members team of Bhramanti has successfully completed Nandadevi East Base Camp Trek. We congratulate all successful members. Its 3rd such Himalayan Trek of Bhramanti. The team had faced various difficulty in achieving the task due to climatic conditions. The base camp is at the height of 13500ft. Total distance covered is 120km in 8 days. Mr. Bhaskar Gangal who is president of newly formed society Bhramanti Mountaineers was oldest person(86 yrs) of the team. Other team members Apurva(Deputy), Puneet, Roel, Prakash, Purushottam, Vyankatesh & Mohit (Leader).

* Daily Newspaper DNA has published article of our member:
Article about Snake rescue and conservation has been published by the daily Newspaper DNA on 21st Sept 2006. We have attached the paper cutting for our readers. Details: click here.

* Appointment as Asst. Secretary for Himalayan Club(International):
Rajan Rikame has been appointed as Assistant Secretary (International) for Himalayan Club from August 2006. Himalayan Club is one of the oldest club of the country and is blessed by people like Mr. Harish Kapadia.

* Bhramanti Annual Day 2006:
2nd Annual Day of Bhramanti had been celebrated on 27th May 2006 at Samarth Library, Malad. All activities during had presented in the form of Presentation & Talks regarding Trekking, Climbing etc. Mr. Shantanu Pandit was the Chief Guest of the function. Nitin More, Rishi Ravindran has been awarded Best Wanderer & Best Support prize. Best Photographer has been awarded to Jyoti Raut & P\Krishnadas Warrier. We thanks to all people attended this function

* Irshal New route Climbing: 12 members
team of Bhramanti climbed the West Face crack near water cistern. The climb was of the grade difficult but due to loose rock structure it became very difficult. The new member Kirshore lead the crack in the skillful manner. It was Bhramanti's 1st ever virgin route attempt. The route was identified by Kaivalya & he was the Leader of the climb. We thanks to all team members for the best support.

*** BMC International Summer Climbing meet 2006: Rajan Rikame
our Managing Trustee will be attending the International summer meet 2006 organised by the British Mountaineering Club representing Himalayan Club/India. It's one week meet where all countries participating will be exchanging current happenings in this field and will be actually doing rock climbing in the North of Wales (Plas Y Brenin). It's grate honor for us since first time such participation from India. On 6th May 2006 at the opening ceremony of new office of the HMC, President Dr. M. S. Gill flagged off the three members with warm wishes. Also the grate personality Mr. Harish Kapadia along with Divyesh Mooni & Rajesh Gadgil wished the flying team on this occasion. Its proud moment to all of us.

* Rock Climbing Boot Camp: 9 members participated in the Rock Climbing boot camp organised by Bhramanti for the new comers who all are interested in Rock Climbing. During the course they learned basic techniques of RC, Climbing terminologies, Introduction to Climbing gear and usage. Practically the members practiced bouldering, Ascending using Zoom, Descending using the Descender & knots used for climbing. We congratulate all members and the leader for executing the activity successfully.

Rockclimbing.com has nominated Rajan Rikame as the Area Manager for India. The major responsibility will be managing the routes published by various users. Currently it has 122 routes already published. This web site is one of the information gateway to the world about rock climbing in various parts of the world. Bhramanti.com was one of the reference given for the selection. We congratulate all Bhramantians on behalf of this appointment. This is one of the way one can make India reach in terms of Indian Adventure tourism publicity. We will require lots of authentic information to make it a successful site.

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