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The Annapurna Circuit is a trek within the Annapurna mountain range of central Nepal. This is GGIM’s first ever batch and in this trekking adventure, Uday Jadhav & Trupti Joshi, two of the most energetic trekkers from Pune are participating. Ganesh More, Giripremi’s most experienced mountaineer, Everester will be guiding them during the trek.The team will traverse rhododendron forests, isolated hamlets, and mountain villages for six to seven hours daily and will cover 150-160 kms in 6 days. The team will start from Pune on 6th Apr 2017. The team: Ganesh More, Uday Jadhav & Trupti Joshi 17th Apr 2017:  Finally the team has successfully completed the trek and have returned Read more

Flag off ceremony

Mrs. MuktaTilak, Mayor, Pune Municipal Corp. hands over the tricolour to Giripremi’s mountaineers Mr. Umesh Zirpe, Giripremi’s senior mountaineer & leader of five 8000der expeditions & Mr. Vishal Kaduskar, a mountaineer who has dedicated himself towards mountaineering, are embarking on the challenge of Mt. Everest Expedition on 2nd Apr 2017. Mrs. MuktaTilak, Mayor, Pune Municipal Corp. wished her compliments to the duo, on the occasion of informal Flag off ceremony held at Mayor House on 30th Mar 2017 . Pune, the city once known for the mountain lovers, is now a spurring nucleus of hard-core mountaineers. The energetic culture here and needless to mention the Patriarch Sahyadri himself, are the Read more

Greetings everyone! Summer camp for kids (age group : 9-16) is on!! Also, a special batch of sports climbing training will be conducted at GGIM’s Sports Climbing Wall, Pawar Public School, Hinjewadi, Pune. For more details, contact: 8275201227, 9850588301 OR drop a mail to ggimpune@gmail.com    

INTRO: A short duration trek to the peak which offers mesmerizing view of Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu and many more. Pikey Trek is a comfortable trekking route among the others treks. This peak (4,065 m) being one of the tallest mountains of Solu (lowland of Everest region). It’s the best alternative trek for those people who can’t reach Everest Base Camp. Name of the Pikey is taken from the two names of the Sherpa people. The trek is well known for its stunning views of majestic sunrises & panoramic Himalayan views of Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt.Makalu, Kanchenjungha, Gauri Shankar, Lhotse Shar, Numbur, Khatang, Karyalung, Annapurna, Nuptse, Amadablam, Shishapangma, Thamserku and Read more

The team: Dr. MILIND HALABE Dr.ARUN NAYAK PRASHANT BHUTKAR SAMRUDDHI BHUTKAR RITU CHAWLA SUMEDH HALABE SUNITA KOLKE HEMANG TANNA DR. SUMIT MANDALE (GGIM VOLUNTEER) 2nd May 2017: The team has safely reached KTM. Thus, the expedition has ended and all the participants will fly back to India soon. We hope that they enjoyed every bit of the expedition. Some of them made it to the summit while some unfortunately could not. But the quote, “Be humble in victory & gracious in defeat” shall linger in their minds forever and inspire them to take on new challenges in future. 1st May 2017: The team departed from Base camp to Khare- Tangnak Read more

bout the peak – Imja Tse, better known as Island Peak, is a 20,305 ft high mountain situated in the Himalayas of eastern Nepal. The peak was named Island Peak in 1951 by Eric Shipton’s party since it appears as an island in a sea of ice when viewed from Dingboche. Imja Tse summit was first climbed in 1956 by a Swiss team as a training exercise in preparation for Mount Everest and Lhotse. Imja Tse is one of the most popular trekking peaks given its difficulty (alpine PD+) and accessibility especially when supported by a Nepalese climbing guide.  Team Members: Rohit Ijantkar & Rugved Thite 23rd Apr 2017: Well deserved Read more

Island

About the peak – Imja Tse, better known as Island Peak, is a 20,305 ft high mountain situated in the Himalayas of eastern Nepal. The peak was named Island Peak in 1951 by Eric Shipton’s party since it appears as an island in a sea of ice when viewed from Dingboche. Imja Tse summit was first climbed in 1956 by a Swiss team as a training exercise in preparation for Mount Everest and Lhotse. Imja Tse is one of the most popular trekking peaks given its difficulty (alpine PD+) and accessibility especially when supported by a Nepalese climbing guide.  Team Members: Sachin Gadgil, Sameer Divekar & Shailesh Kulkarni 23rd Apr Read more

Mt. Annapurna… world’s 10th highest mountain… Trek to the base camp of Annapurna ABC is as popular trekking destination as EBC if not more. The trek begins at Pokhara, widely known as the ‘Lake City’ and passes through cascading waterfalls, beautiful villages, terraced farmlands, lush rhododendron forests, and amazing mountain vistas before reaching the base of the mighty Annapurna. Team: DEEPA PANDE PRASAD PANDE PRATUSH PANDE VIDYA CHIKTE Dr.SUNIL SASE Dr. UJJWALA SASE SUVARNA WALVEKAR KUNDALIK JANGALE 2nd May 2017: Today, is a 2nd day of the hike. The group will descend down to Landruk at 1592 m. 1st May 2017: Yesterday, the team left from Pokhra to Phedi. It Read more

Coming soon!

TEAM: PRADEEP RAJENDRA MALPANI JYOTI PRAEEP MALPANI ASHWIN JOSHI ADITYA GODBOLE MEENAL ANNACHHATRE SHREEKANT DHUMALE DR. VRUSHALI SARASWAT AMIT SARASWAT Dr. PRIYADARSHINI SHAH RAHUL INAMDAR RHEA SWAPNIL KOULGIKAR UDAY GODSE SHALAKA WARANGE (GGIM VOLUNTEER) 6th May 2017: Yesterday, the team hiked all the way to Tengboche. All the members did the trek very well. Today, will be their real challenge. One of the longest hikes. And to a place from where the remoteness and the barren terrains will be slightly discomforting. But the stunning views of majestic Ama Dablam from their windows, will keep them inspiring for further hikes. 4th May 2017: 5:30 PM: The group had an excellent walk Read more