Climbing / Trekking Porter Rules

Climbing / Trekking Porter Rules

Last Wednesday, we reviewed the Himachal Pradesh Climbing/Trekking Porters (Regulation of Employment) Act, 1977. Today, we will review related rules, which are known as “the Himachal Pradesh Climbing/Trekking Porters (Regulation of Employment) Rules, 1981.”

According to the rules, the climbing / trekking team shall take permission of the Mountaineering Institute, Manali to climb and / or trek within Himachal Pradesh.

The team shall hire registered porters for the expedition. Porter registration certificate is valid for one year only. Refer to page no. 7 of the rules for a sample of Porter Identity Card.

The team shall buy insurance cover for the porters. The insurance must cover compensation, evacuation, exigencies, hospitalization… Read the full climbing/trekking porters rules  at  


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