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A trainee learns crevasse rescue during Basic Mountaineering Course, HMI

A trainee learns crevasse rescue during Basic Mountaineering Course, organized by Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI), Darjeeling

Are you looking for a reliable climbing school in eastern India?

You may join one of adventure sports courses at well-known Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) in Darjeeling, West Bengal. The HMI, set up in 1954, imparts training in ice climbing, mountaineering, rock climbing, trekking and water sports. Eminent mountaineers, including Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, Nowang Gambhu and Dorjee Lhatoo, have taught at the institute. HMI conducts adventure, basic and advance mountaineering, and methods of instruction courses regularly for both genders. The institute even organizes courses for under privileged sections of society and visually handicapped persons.

HMI boasts state-of-the-art training facilities, including a sports climbing wall of international standard, an obstacle training area, a library and Mountaineering Museum. The training base camp of the institute is located at Chowrikhang (4,308 meters) in Sikkim. Get information about mountaineering courses.



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