You can join a mountaineering expedition to the Indian Himalaya as a liaison officer (LO) and enjoy more in less. The Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF) hires liaison officers for all foreign expeditions. Each liaison officer receives an honorarium to cover travel expenses. The honorarium was increased from INR 6,500.00 in 1999 to INR 10,000.00 in 2007. If you are an experienced high altitude trekker who has successfully completed basic and / or advance mountaineering courses, you can apply for this voluntary position. Contact the Indian Mountaineering Foundation for details.