Stepin Adventure is inspired by the idea that Adventure requires one to step up to something new or challenging and step into a mind-frame ready for Exhilaration, Excitement and some Exhaustion, all part, and parcel of Adventure. This could include a hike up a hill, a path-breaking expedition or camping in your backyard just for kicks. It’s a road less travelled or a route unknown away from a staid and sedentary life, demanding you Step-in Adventure!
We are offering gear, assistance and a lot of free heartfelt expert advice to tackle your forthcoming Adventure. Stepin Adventure Gear Store in Pune houses the ways, the means and the method to your next big break as an Adrenaline Junkie, Rock-hard Rock climber, Leisurely Nomad, Ace mountaineer, Badass Biker or even Corporate Honcho.
With the highest quality gear from leading international and a select few local brands in Adventure Gear we would have you kitted out, suitably linked up with people we know in the business and better informed for your Adventure. So Just Step In!
We also have long-standing experience with organizing Treks, Mountaineering Expeditions and a niche understanding of Outbound Training Programs, and Team Building Activities for adventure enthusiasts and Corporates across India.
Meet The Team -
Shripad Sapkal, Founder
Shripad is essentially one of the toughest experienced mountaineer and rock climber you are likely to meet to provide informative insights on your everyday hill routes (climbing Tekdi) as seriously as your expedition to Everest. His 20 years of experience is certified by the Basic, Advance, Search and Rescue, Method of Instruction, Liaison Officer, Alpine Climbing, Trek Leader’s Course (Teach the Trainers) Courses all from prestigious Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Uttarkashi. A Certified National Judge for Sports Climbing from Indian Mountaineering Foundation. Not to mention a Basic Skiing Course and a Disaster Management Course!
Having climbed some of the most interesting and dangerous mountains in the world, Shripad was awarded ‘Best Mountaineer’ in 2005 by Girimitra Sammellan. He was selected for an International Climbing Camp held in the UK and holds a record of First Ascent for 3 peaks in India.
As an insider to the world of Adventure and a storehouse of information of gear and locations to use it, he is central to your experience at Stepin Adventure.
Prajakta Arun Ghode -Head Operations
Prajakta is notorious for hiding a tough outdoors persona under her waiflike girl next door exterior. This petite youngster is enthusiastic and a well-known face in Sahyadri Mountains of Maharashtra rock climbing scene - having summited all 4 Walls of Tailbaila, as also Lingana (Ht. 1200 ft.), Thumbs up (Ht. 150 ft.) and Kalakrai (Ht. 180 ft.).
As Prajakta’s core passion remains Mountaineering, she has completed Basic, Advance Course, Search and Rescue Course in Mountaineering from the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering Uttarkashi. A Certified National Judge for Sports Climbing from Indian Mountaineering Foundation.
A dynamic multi-tasker- she has played a key role in the evolution of Stepin Adventure and now acts as the Operations Head. This budding adventure expert while not only leading professional outdoors workshops and adventure events with Stepin Adventure also contributes to business development, sales, and accounting. Prajakta is essentially a people- person and your experience in the outdoors with her would definitely be exhilarating!
Yuvraj Sable, Head-Accounts
Yuvaraj is a highly motivated Accounting professional looking to help us in meeting our financial goals. A certified public accountant with 5+ years of experience in ledger processes accounts reconciliations & taxation. He also possesses comprehensive knowledge of database software and strong oral communication in English.
Rupali Jori, Administrative Coordinator
Rupali has more than years of experience in the private sector. She has a proven track record of Executive support management and training. An ambitious, outgoing individual who seeks extensive adventure in everything.
A team player, willing to lead or follow, eager to learn and is self-motivated, enthusiastic and personable. Her passion is to contribute and support to Stepin Adventure.