Wednesday 26 September 2012

3 Days Adventurous Journey to Matheran, Western Ghats

The Cathedral & John Connon School, Mumbai, a YES Centre, organized a 3-day adventure journey to Matheran on 21st 22nd and 23rd September for fifty-four awardees, including 37 Silver and 17 Bronze level Awardees.

Matheran is the smallest hill station in India, located on the Western Ghats Range, 90 km from Mumbai.

The Silver Awardees, accompanied by teachers, trekked down a near vertical cliff to reach a village named Hatta Chi Patti. Before returning to the base camp, a session on mountain manners was conducted for the awardees at the Hanuman Temple located in the village.

The Bronze and Silver Awardees engaged in various activities like- rappelling, jummering, valley crossing, commando obstacle course, spread over three days. Sessions on rope knots and tent pitching were also conducted.

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