Author Anand Palande has been a devoted trekker and nature lover. With the sheer aim that mountaineering and trekking forts is a science and should be practised by youth, Palande has written this comprehensive guide.
Author has divided this book into 3 parts, where the first part is an introduction to trekking and mountaineering as a type of sport. He describes various aspects like first-aid, material for trek, possible dangers and some rules to be followed in various seasons while in nature.
In the third part, he gives the regionwise maps of the forts to be hiked with the spots worth seen on each fort. Listing of the forts in Sahyadris is given according to forts near the sea, in konkan area, mountaineous region and plateau region.