Scale 2 Tall Summits in Undergraduate Course

Nepal Mountain Academy (N.M.A.) introduced 4-year Bachelor of Mountaineering Studies (B.M.S.) in 2017. The multidisciplinary course includes management studies, mountaineering, mountain tourism, pure science, and social science modules.  Who can join the course?  Admission prerequisites are slightly different for Nepali and non-Nepali aspirants. Nepali Students 10+2 or an equivalent certificate…

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What Should I Read to Know More about Himalayas?

One of our valuable readers wants to become an expert of the Himalayas. He wants to know how and where he can learn about the range. Since we share his ambition we have planned four separate articles to answer his four questions about Himalayas: (1) books, magazines, journals,  (2) courses, (3)…

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Aptitude Test for Adventure Travel Escort Course

The aptitude test, a prerequisite for joining Adventure Travel Escort Course (A.T.E.C.), can be answered in either English or Hindi. The participants have to answer in given space only. They cannot ask for an additional sheet. The test has three sections: Participant details: Name, Father’s Name, Address, State, and Pincode.…

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5 FAQs about Adventure Travel Escort Course

Q1. What is Adventure Travel Escort Course (A.T.E.C.)? The 15-day course prepares youth for jobs in the adventure travel and tourism segment.     Q2. What is the aim of the course? Create professional workforce. The course is proposed under Capacity Building for Service Providers (C.B.S.P.) scheme of the Ministry of…

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Mountaineering Refresher Course: A Guided Step towards Proficiency

In the mountaineering training segment, things are changing for good. Last Wednesday I discussed one of the interesting developments, an opportunity for mountaineering training in middle age. Today I will cover another useful development. Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (H.M.I.) is conducting Mountaineering Refresher Course (Men and Women) in 2019-20. However, the…

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Mountaineering Professionals Learn New Skills, Enhance Job Prospects

Indian mountaineering professionals have another opportunity to acquire new skills and increase their job prospects. Indian Mountaineering Foundation (I.M.F) is organizing a 4-day Liaison Officer Course, starting from March 16, 2019. Here are FAQs about the course:   Where is the course Venue? I.M.F. Campus, New Delhi   How can…

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Basic Mountaineering Course in Middle Age: Exclusive Opportunity

We have a happy news for mountaineering enthusiasts who have reached middle age (45-60 years). They can join a basic mountaineering course (B.M.C.) that generally accepts applications from 16-45 age group. Another happy news is that the enthusiasts can choose between short course and long course depending on their leisure…

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Goecha La Trek with India Hikes: A Review

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I trekked with India Hikes (IH) to the Goecha La View Point I from Yuksom during April-May, 2018. Quality of the amenities and services provided during the trek varied from average, good to very good. Amenities Sleeping bags were not clean. Some of them stank. Tents were good. Food Food…

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A Complete Guide to 2 ISBTs in Chamba

Where is new ISBT in Chamba Himachal Pradesh?

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Chamba, headquarter of District Chamba in Himachal Pradesh, has two Inter State Bus Terminuses (ISBTs): new and old. Blue color local buses ply between these two terminuses. The bus ticket costs just ₹3 per passenger for the short ride. New ISBT Cloakroom A very small cloakroom is equipped with just…

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Win a Free Copy of Volume 3, Issue 2 of ABHA

Complimentary Copy Contest for ABHA | Volume 3, Issue 2 | June 2018

We have released second issue of ABHA, About Best Himalayan Adventures, an e-magazine dedicated to the adventure travels in the Himalayas. If you are an adventure seeker who admires the Himalayas, you should have a copy of ABHA. You have bright chances to win a complimentary copy of the latest…

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