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Old 5th August 2010, 10:11   #1
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Default Escape to the Nature Offroading at SOMWARPET (Coorg) ON 21th Aug 2010

The Pioneers Tennis club of Somwarpet (Coorg) is organising their annual OTR "Escape to the Nature" in Somwarpet on the 21th August 2010.
It's purely a 4X4 event with pleanty of slush, mud and river crossings (and hopefully modarate rains...)
The distance is approximately 35kms.
Entries strictly for 4WD vehicles.
For further details Contact Naveen on 094481 06171
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Old 5th August 2010, 19:48   #2
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It's purely a 4X4 event with pleanty of slush, mud and river crossings (and hopefully modarate rains...)
The distance is approximately 35kms.
Entries strictly for 4WD vehicles.



Spoke to the organizer. The entry fees@2k/head (not per jeep) seems very steep considering that event is only for one day with Breakfast and lunch provided. Hope I am not being stupid

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The Pioneers Tennis club of Somwarpet (Coorg) is organising their annual OTR "Escape to the Nature" in Somwarpet on the 21th August 2010.
It's purely a 4X4 event with pleanty of slush, mud and river crossings (and hopefully modarate rains...)
The distance is approximately 35kms.
Entries strictly for 4WD vehicles.
For further details Contact Naveen on 094481 06171
Sathya your jeep will be ready for the event? We already confirmed with Naveen i am joining with 11 Jeeps and Gypsy's.
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Sathya your jeep will be ready for the event? We already confirmed with Naveen i am joining with 11 Jeeps and Gypsy's.
Hopefully my jeep should be ready by then, I am keeping my fingers crossed.
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I received the entry form and couple of items intrigued me.

1) Utility & Pickup vehicles are strictly not allowed.
2) Balloon Radials & Rover button tyres are stricly not allowed.


Grace, the first point would disqualify your Katte-Kiruba. Is the MM540 ready for action?

BTW, what are rover button tyres? Never heard of them. Balloon radials are probably the dabwali istyle oversized tyres.
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Sathya your jeep will be ready for the event? We already confirmed with Naveen i am joining with 11 Jeeps and Gypsy's.
Would like to join as well... with my Willys..
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Grace, the first point would disqualify your Katte-Kiruba. Is the MM540 ready for action?



Uhhmmmm, well you are right on the first point though.
540 will be ready by sep 15.
But either way 2k is still very expensive? Sour grapes for me? heck yes !!!!
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I received the entry form and couple of items intrigued me.

1) Utility & Pickup vehicles are strictly not allowed.
2) Balloon Radials & Rover button tyres are stricly not allowed.


Grace, the first point would disqualify your Katte-Kiruba. Is the MM540 ready for action?

BTW, what are rover button tyres? Never heard of them. Balloon radials are probably the dabwali istyle oversized tyres.
Samurai, lemme know if your attending this event. Would like to join Ofcourse I dont have a 4x4 drive. But sure can accompany you
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Would like to join as well... with my Willys..
Hi Sundeepg71 - can i take a ride in your Willys? btw i am your long lost friend and ex colleague.
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Hi Sundeepg71 - can i take a ride in your Willys? btw i am your long lost friend and ex colleague.

Sure...you are welcome
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People who have registered for the event, don't forget to book your accommodation for 20th night. The 2000 per head fee doesn't include accommodation, that came as a surprise.
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Where and how do we book the accommodation?

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Where and how do we book the accommodation?
Look up the Somvarpet yellow pages... or you can ask the organizer for the details.
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Ha Ha Haa Very Funny Samurai

found this Near by Coorg | Siddapur | Somwarpet | Chettalli |Pollibetta |Tithimathi | Sunticoppa - Karnataka.com

Coorg Halli Mane
Koodlur - Kushalnagar
Swomwarpet, Coorg,
Karnataka - 571234
Mobile : 9449078126

1950 for 2 even for one night per room
800 per person in dormitory !!

Very steep if other know of options please pitch in

Cheers
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Look up the Somvarpet yellow pages... or you can ask the organizer for the details.
Contactfor accomodation as given by Naveen ( organizer ) is ... Mr Arun 9448003818.


Not spoken as yet ... ; but share info if you contact him
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