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 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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4 Opportunities for Adventure Professionals at ABVIMAS

Jobs for mountaineering supervisor, skiing instructor, trekking guide

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports (ABVIMAS) at Manali hires mountaineering, skiing, trekking, and hotel professionals on contract basis. You can apply online at the website of Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission (HPSSC) Hamirpur District, http://www.hpsssb.hp.gov.in/. Essential Qualifications A bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a recognized…

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First Commercial Issue of ABHA is Available on Magzter

Cover of First Commercial Issue of ABHA

We have released the first commercial issue of ABHA, a new magazine exclusively dedicated to the travels in the Himalayas. The acronym ABHA stands for About Best Himalayan Adventures. Twelve elaborate adventure photo features take you to three Indian Himalayan states: Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand. Action trips…

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18 Duties of Paragliding Permit Holders Operating in Uttarakhand

The Uttarakhand Foot Launch Aero Sports Rule 8, 2017 lists duties of the paragliding permit holders or paragliding operators. Let’s have a look at the duties: 1. Each operator shall have the following equipment before s/he is allowed to carry out paragliding activities:  (Rule 8) Flying equipment shall follow the…

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