A person who treks systematically in Sahyadris, can become a mountaineer says author Anand Palande. Whenever one intends to go for a himalayan expedition, he can get a good practice in Sahyadris always.
For the idea of getting the stamina built for himalayan expeditions, author illustrates certain treks in the Sahyadri forts which are equally tough and describes the treks in detail. He suggests the period just after monsoons, suitable for trekking when the natural factors are supportive for trekking. He suggests the way to select a place for trekking and factors to be taken care of in the trek. Starting from trek to small hills, single day treks to big mountains or forts and overnight treks is always advisable for a person new to this field.
With the better experience, various expeditions are functioning and one of them can be selected with the suitability. Author gives selective treks for trekking in Sahyadirs like care to be taken in monsoon, areas in Alibaug, Karnala, Malhargad, Katraj-Sinhagad, Siddhagad, Harishchandragad, South Konkan etc. and exciting narration of himalayan expeditions also. One can learn the ideologies of trekking in Sahyadris as well as Himalayas.