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About Us

The Chennai Trekking Club (CTC) is a non-profit, volunteer based group which organizes outdoor, sports, environmental conservation and social activities throughout the year on weekends and weekday mornings. Founded in 2008 the group has grown to one of the most active and largest in South India with 40+ thousand members and hundreds of activities throughout the year. All activities are free - expenses are shared equally among participants.

CTC has been featured in 300 news publications. We also organize a number of larger annual events including marathons, triathlons, environmental awareness drives and symposiums to inspire more people into sports, outdoors and a more active and healthy lifestyle. CTC did extensive rescue, relief, cleanup and rehabilitation work in the city during and post the Chennai Floods

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Caring for Environment

CTC's green wing - Ainthinai - planted and nurtured 14 thousand trees in and around Chennai in the past 4 years with a survival rate of 75%. Ainthinai organizes frequent green activities including tree plantations, cleanup drives, zero-waste initiatives, terrace gardening, organic farming, tree walks and environmental sustainability awareness drives including the Chennai Coastal Cleanup and annual Green Day

Saving Lives

CTC's Red Knights is a team of selfless volunteers who have organized numerous blood donation drives, awareness camps and emergency donations. They have saved 10.000 lives over the last 2 years through 3000 units / donations.

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