Tamhini Gorges for Trekking lovers admin
Plus Valley is a huge Plus shaped gorge which is present in the Tamhini Ghat region which is approximately 80KM from Pune city.Due to the presence of good natural rock faces this place is gaining quick popularity among the Pune climbing community.Every weekend groups of climbers visit this place exploring new routes.There is also some bouldering to be done in this place which is filled with flora and fauna.
How to reach Green Gate Resort?
One need to go towards Tamini Ghat (near Pune) which is mostly 1.5 to 2 hours ride from Pune. Private cars are the best option though local mini buses start from Pune. It is better to go with a group of local climbers as many frequently visit this climbing paradise.One needs to descend to the gorge to climb in this area.There is no signpost indicating the point from where one can decent the valley. The only indicator is a drain pipe that butts out into the valley at the start of the trail. This point is approx 3-4 km before the Garud Machi resort.
In the Plus Valley there are many sports routes grading from the 5a to 7b+. Some multipitch routes as high as 350 -400ft are also present. A lot of bouldering can also be done in this area.