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Mt Kalsubai, Ahmadnagar

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Kalsubai is a mountain of the Western Ghats range located in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Its summit situated at an elevation of 5400 feet is the highest point in Maharashtra which earns it the much glorified title of the 'Everest of Maharashtra'.The mountain range lies within the Kalsubai Harishchandragad Wild-life Sanctuary. It is visited throughout the year by avid trekkers, kalsubai temple devotees and wild-life enthusiasts alike.GeologyThe mountain range was formed by the same historical events that gave birth to the Western Ghats. Resting on the Deccan Plateau geologically identified as a large igneous province, it consists of solidified Flood basalt dating back to the Cenozoic era.Geography and topographyThe peak along with the adjoining hills spans along a downward-slanting east to west axis eventually merging with the formidable escarpment of the western ghats at almost right angles.Along its length they form a natural boundary demarcating the Igatpuri Taluka, Nashik district at its north from the Akole Taluka, Ahmednagar district at its south.The mountain itself lies on the Deccan Plateau with its base at an elevation of 587 meters (1926 feet) above mean sea level. The mountain along with adjoining hills forms an enormous catchment area for the Arthur Lake which it overlooks.
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  • Hello, We are arranging treks to kalsubai regularly for last many years :-) If anyone interested, Call me on +91-9769255269 (Mangesh). 1st Batch : June 10, 2017 2nd Batch : July 3, 2017 Regards, Mange...  more »
  • 22-23 April 2017. This was the first trek for my son (8 years old) and me. At 1646 meters, Kalsubai is the highest peak in Maharashtra. The ascent from Bari village at approx 800 meters to the top is ...  more »
  • Its the highest peak in Maharashtra....amzing trekking experience.....it takes around 4 to 5 hours to reach the top...at some places there are iron bars place and you need to hold the same and climb t...  more »