Get-hooked December 21, 2017
New Year Eve’s trek only for the disabled! Read more to find out
To challenge all the stereotypes associated with people with disabilities and to show their talents, Urja Durg Sanwardhan Pratishthan, an organisation in Aurangabad, has organised a New Year’s Eve trek to Mount Kaslubai in the Western Ghats.
The president of the, Shivaji Gade, suffers from a limb disability and has been organising treks to various forts in Maharashtra to promote heritage and provide the disabled an opportunity to witness and appreciate their rich history.
Such events have been conducted for over six years and there have been no accidents. The ground situation is always checked before the trip to make sure no accidents can take place.
People with disabilities and others interested can also join the trek. Register by 25 December
Those interested will gather and spend the night at the foot of the mountains on 30 December. The journey will begin on the morning of 31 December. Trekkers have to bring necessary food, medicine, clothes and water along with them. Those needing special assistance should inform beforehand.
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