4 Teenage Everest Climbers from India

The youngest Indian Everest climber award changed hands quite frequently: May 25, 2014: Poorna Malavath, Telangana.  Age at which scaled the peak: 13 years 10/11 months. She is the youngest Indian Everest Climber. Source: https://www.thehindu.com/life-and-style/travel/poorna-the-youngest-girl-in-the-world-to-scale-mount-everest-shares-her-story/article28943017.ece https://www.financialexpress.com/lifestyle/travel-tourism/meet-malavath-poorna-youngest-girl-to-climb-mt-everest-now-scales-peak-in-antarctica/1808621/ https://www.forbesindia.com/article/self-made-women-2020/mountaineer-poorna-malavath-19-is-conquering-stereotypes/58079/1 https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/kidspost/indian-teen-is-youngest-girl-to-climb-everest/2014/06/09/f2192ce6-ec37-11e3-93d2-edd4be1f5d9e_story.html https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-27599570 May 21, 2013: Raghav Joneja, Moradabad. Age at which scaled the…

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I.M.F Invites Applications for Adventure Travel Escort Courses

Indian Mountaineering Foundation (I.M.F) invites applications from eligible candidates for Adventure Travel Escort courses (A.T.E.C) scheduled for 2020. The foundation organizes the courses to provide youth seeking self employment in corporate, tour, and travel sectors. Indian mountaineering training institutes will conduct the courses with the help of the foundation and…

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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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Classification of Trekking Officer / Guide Posts in Sikkim

Salary for the Position of Trekking Officer / Guide

Many of us dream of a government adventure tourism job with fixed salary, perks, and loads of certainty. Is it not? But these jobs are limited and most of the time these are earmarked for locals. For instance, Sikkim used to appoint trekking guides and officers. In 2010, Sikkim classified…

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How Can I Earn while Trekking in the Himalayas?

If you are a reasonably good photographer, you can earn some money during Nanda Raj Jat, a religious adventure that take place once in twelve (12) years in Chamoli, Uttarakhand. All yatris want their and event pictures. They try to use their mobiles and basic cameras they can afford. However, there are three scenarios where you can help yatris:

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