Rajan Rikame
 
 


Founder member of club Bhramanti
Managing Trustee of
Bhramanti Trust
President
of Bhramanti Mountaineers
Area Manager India Routes - rockclimbing.com

 

 
 

Mountaineering Profile

* Participated in Lahaul Expedition 2017 as leader, organized by Bhramanti Mountaineers, Summitted 5980m (3rd ascent) Also the other virgin peak climbed in same vicinity is virgin peak 5755m by the other members of the club.

* Participated in Lahaul Expedition 2014 as leader, organized by Bhramanti Mountaineers, Summitted 5920m (1st ascent) and Yunam (6130m). Also the other virgin peak climbed in same vicinity is peak 5980m by the other club members. We named the peak 5980m as Haathi and the peak 5920 as Tikona.


* Participated in Losar Expedition 2012 as leader organized by Bhramanti Mountaineers, max. height gained 5735m.
Summit(6040m) attempt called off due to bad weather.


* Participated in Nya Kangri Expedition 2008 organized by Himalayan Club Mumbai, max. height 5700m. Expedition called off due to bad weather and returned from Camp-1.


* Participated in Pt. 6160m Expedition 2006 organized by Sahyagiri Trekkers, climbed Virgin Pt. 5500m mountain in same area. Main summit attempt called off due to bad weather at Base camp(14000ft).


* Represented India in The International Summer Rock Meet Organized by the British Mountaineering Council(BMC), UK in North Wales from 7th - 14th May, 2006, along with 2 other members of Himalayan Club.

* Participated in the Ramjak Expedition 2003 organized by Sahyagiri Trekkers, max. height gained 5600m. Summit attempt called off due to bad weather. Completed Shingo-La Trek (5090m) Aug 2003.

* Completed Liaison Officer course organized by Indian Mountaineering Foundation, conducted by Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Uttarkashi, Uttaranchal, Jan 2003.

* Completed Basic & Advance Mountaineering course, each of 28 days and Search & Rescue course of 20 days from Nehru Institute of Mountaineering.

* Member of Gangotri-I (21980 ft) Expedition held in Sep/Oct 1998 organized by Nature Lovers (Mumbai), max. height gained 18500 ft. Expedition unsuccessful due to bad weather.

* Summitter of Mt. Draupadi-Ka-Danda-II (18740 ft) in May 1999.

* Participated in various Himalayan Treks including Beas Kund, Har-Ki-Dun. Headed two treks of Beas Kund as Leader. Conducted various treks in Sahyadri successfully for number of organizations.

* Organized High Altitude Trekking Expedition between Gangotri to Badrinath (100 km) via Kalindi Khal in May 2001. Summitter of Kalindi peak (20100 ft).

* Organized Tapovan Trek (14500 ft) of Gangotri region in Sep 2002 to celebrate International Year Of Mountains 2002.

* Organized Nandadevi East Base Camp Trek (14500 ft) in Sep 2006 to celebrate 70th Anniversary of the first ascent of Nandadevi.

* Organized Kedardome Expedition (6830m) as Deputy Leader in Sep-Oct 2002 under the banner of Valiant Mountaineering Club, max. height gained 21000 ft.

* Attended Basic Rock Climbing course and First Aid course.

* Climbed 26 Pinnacles/routes in Sahyadri Range : Pahine Navra, Anjaneri Navra, Anjaneri Navri, Ghodyacha Kada, Kalakrai, Karnala, Telbaila (left wall right route, right wall right route & left route), Sarasgadh (west face wall), Hadbichi Shendi, Dangya, Ganesh, Kartik, Kakadmaal Lingi, Siddhagadh Lingi, Mahalaxmi, Shenit, Marjori Nok, Irshal, Manik Lingi, Irshal (new route west face), Dhodap, Sunday 1, Sunday 2, Vanarlingi (not attempted last 70ft).

* Climbed 10 Routes in North Wales, UK : Lanberis Pass(3), Slate Quarries(4), Gogarth(1), Holyheld Mountain(1), Tramadog(1) of various grade starting from VS to E15C alongwith Famous British Climber Alan Hinkes and other senior members of BMC during the International Summer Climbing Meet 2006.

* Rockclimbing.com : Appointed as Area Manager for India.

 
   
 
Martial art Profile

Black Belt in Feb 1998. Learnt Martial Art from Aug 1991 - Feb 1998. Attended various karate competitions with satisfactory results. Undergone 1st Degree Black Belt training and earned authorization to instruct under the banner of Fudoshin Martial Arts School. Committee member of Fudoshin Martial Art School since 1998 and looking after promotional activities like advertising on the Internet, organize outdoor activities for students and public like trekking, rappelling, etc.
 
   
 
IT Profile

* 26 years of IT experience. Currently working with The Northern Trust Company, Chicago.
* Software Hobbies: Web site designing and publishing.

 
   
 
Other facts

* Completed First Aid, Nuclear & Biological Warfare, Warden course from Civil
Defense Force, Mumbai.
* Completed 3 years of National Cadet Corps(NCC) Training.
* Holder of 'B' & 'C' certificates with the rank of 'Under Officer' (3rd Mah. Btn.).
* Athlete, represented college in cross country race, Mumbai University.


Marathon

Number Bib Marathon Distance Total Mens Age Overall Pace Time Date
24 1804 Chicago Lake Half 13,1M 1866 500 135 838 9:20 2:02 24-Jan-2015
23 22021 Chicago 26,2M 45000 14299 2473 22356 10:50 4:34 12-Oct-2014
22 457 Xtreme10 trail run 10M 600 139 29 194 8:37 1:26 13-Jul-2014
21 88 Chicago Ultra 50K 225 96 25 121 12:00 6:12 05-Apr-2014
20 12360 Chicago 26,2M 45000 12783 2232 19497 10:09 4:27:45 13-Oct-2013
19 1452 CARA 20M 3300   43   9:00 3:00:00 22-Sep-2013
18 19 Northface Enduro 50M 260 200 43 177 13.50 12:18:2 14-Sep-2013
17 104 Chicago Ultra 50K 96 26 142 11:36 6:00:39 23-Mar-2013
16 883 Chicago Half 13.1M 273 38 400 8:29 1:51:20 26-Jan-2013
15 95 Chicago Ultra 50M 80 11:25:00 23-Oct-2012
14 23536 Chicago 26,2M 45000 12234 2124 18361 10:09 4:26:12 07-Oct-2012
13 721 CARA 20M 3200 9:30 3:07:00 16-Sep-2012
12 15230 Chicago Half 13.1M 1604 225 2172 8:27 1:50:48 09-Sep-2012
11 4573 Chicago Half 13.1M 584 75 825 9:06 1:59:14 09-Jun-2012
10 1433 CARA 10M 307 8:01 1:20:11 28-Apr-2012
9 1264 Shamrock Shuffle 8K 1985 207 2355 7:25 0:36:56 25-Mar-2012
8 4443 Chicago 26,2M 45000 9627 1635 13694 10:00 4:22:02 09-Oct-2011
7 1498 Shamrock Shuffle 8K 1793 234 2142 7:37 0:37:55 10-Apr-2011
6 2239 Shamrock Shuffle 8K 1240 202 1420 7:12 0:35:51 21-Mar-2010
5*** 37105 Chicago 26,2M 45000 4201 765 5049 8:14 3:35:58 11-Oct-2009
4* 1411 Shamrock Shuffle 8K 724 120 845 7:16 36:09 29-Mar-2009
3 38565 Chicago 26,2M 45000 3494 662 4476 8:45 3:49:29 12-Oct-2008
2** 11307 Chicago Half 13.1M 751 133 963 8:00 1:44:51 14-Sep-2008
1 15730 Chicago 26,2M 45000 6757 1644 18103 12.20 5:23:34 07-Oct-2007
  Shamrock Shuffle 8K 0:38:00 30-Mar-2007
    Borivali Shivsena 5K           29-Oct-1989
    Bombay Univ CC 17K 66     17 7:16   29-Aug-1988



Adventure Sports:
* Completed 4 jumps of parasailing in a day.
* Completed
guided glider ride of 20 minute in Pune.
* Completed
25 km rafting in Indus river.
* 2 Jumps - Sky Diving from 14000ft in Chicago.

Visited:
* Philadelphia, New York, Washington DC, Atlantic City, Chicago, Niagara, Las Vegas, Devil's Lake, Grand Canyon, Utah, St. Louis, Galena, Denver, Los Angeles - USA.
* Frankfurt, Black Forest - Germany.
* Interlaken/Mt. Jung frau/Lucerne Lake/Triamalbach/RheinFall - Switzerland.
* Paris - France.
* Copenhagen - Denmark.

* Liverpool, London, Chester, Scotland(Ben Nevis), Lake District(Scafell Pike), Wales(Snowdon) - UK.