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Peter Van Geit's presentation on his journey to India and the birth and future of the Chennai Trekking Club.

Peter Van Geit's presentation on his journey to India and the birth and future of the Chennai Trekking Club.

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Peter Van Geit's talk on the success of Chennai Trekking Club at TEDxChennai 2010 Peter Van Geit's talk on the success of Chennai Trekking Club at TEDxChennai 2010 Presentation Transcript

  • Trek Polamaa?
  • 1998: India
  • What drives me? Royal Enfield Adventure (literally and figuratively) (which leads us to..)
  • A number of small treks Coaxed people between 2004-2007, to write about with CISCO friends the treks Uploaded every How it thing to a blog (Feb 2008) began Registrations Google started
  • Why it worked Very few One of the outdoor few trekking possibilities in clubs in Chennai Chennai High Appeals to the frequency young and of events adventurous
  • We never run out of places to explore Why it still works
  • Technology meets Instinct Why it still works
  • Treks for all Why it still works
  • Because Google loves us(and vice-versa) Why it still works
  • Because fun never goes out of fashion Because when people meet, magic happens it still works
  • What makes CTC special
  • Membership based
  • No Entrance Criteria
  • Non-profit
  • Participate. Interact.
  • How did CTC grow?
  • Baby’s Day Out
  • The Save Tada Falls Campaign
  • The All-Ladies Treks
  • Trek Polamaa 2010
  • The Chennai Coastal Cleanup Campaign
  • The CTC Rotary International Be Positive Campaign
  • 100+ Bikes 250+ Volunteers
  • CTC in numbers
  • 50 Core organizers 250 Treks/events completed in 3 years 400 New members per month 8000 CTC Members 30000 Photos in the database 160000 Site visits *and counting
  • What lies ahead
  • More social initiatives
  • Girl Power!
  • Diversity in activities
  • Happy Trekking! *All photographs courtesy CTC Photographers