Understand the techniques of mountaineering at ‘Trek Polaama!'

Trek Polaamaa!, a first of its kind event by the Chennai Trekking Club, will be held on March 6 at the Periyar Hall in Anna Nagar, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. There will be seminars and live demonstrations on mountaineering, navigation and GPS, tenting, survival and first-aid, understanding snakes and emergency communication. CTC aims to promote trekking as a viable form of recreation.

The demos and workshops will be on from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., while a photography exhibition will be on display from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. The chief guests for the evening will be the Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, and the Mayor of Chennai, who will address the event starting 6.30 p.m.

Registration is free. For details call 9940068348 or visit www.chennaitrekkers.org.