Indian Mountaineering Institutes - FAQs and other information

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Indian Mountaineering Institutes - FAQs and other information

sibinpthomas
This discussion thread is meant to serve as a quick reference for the person aspiring to join the "Basic Mountaineering Course" in an Indian mountaineering institute.

Ppl with the requisite knowledge and/or experience of these courses please share your knowledge here, preferably touching upon all of the below points :
[it might take slightly more than 5 minutes to fill in the below information - just think of all the ppl who will be grateful to u, while reading the info u patiently filled in  ]

1. Cost(s) involved
        (like actual course fee, cost of travel, expenses incurred during the course, expenses involved in buying equipment for the course etc)
2. Duration of the course
3. Eligibility criteria for joining the course
        (physical fitness level required, how to prove fitness, age, etc)
4. What is required to achieve a grade 'A' in the course?
5. List of items/equipment we need to carry for this course
6. Things to look out for - list of dos & dont's
        (if there is something we need to be forewarned about)

[***Comparison of different institutes***]
7.  Which institute provides better facilities?
8.  Which institute has better trainers?
9.  Which institute has the most rigorous course structure?
10. Which institute has the easiest course?
11. Which institute would you recommend?
Regards,
Sibin
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sibinpthomas
Please find below the contact information of the major mountaineering institutes of India.


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                  Nehru Institute of Mountaineering
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Nehru Institute of Mountaineering
Uttarkashi (UA), India
Pin - 249193
 
Email     : nimutk2004@sancharnet.in.

Cable : NIMOUNT.
ISD Code : +91.
STD Code : 01374.
Phone (Office) : 222123 / 224663.
Phone (Hostel) : 223450.
Fax : (01374) 223344.

http://www.nimindia.org/

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                  Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
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Darjeeling, West Bengal INDIA
PRINCIPAL
HIMALAYAN MOUNTAINEERING INSTITUTE
Darjeeling-734101(WB), INDIA
Tel: +91 354 2254083 / 2254087 / 2270158
Fax: +91 354 53760 / 54330
Email: hmi_slg@sancharnet.in
hmi_darj@rediffmail.com
joedhillon@rediffmail.com

http://www.himalayanmountaineeringinstitute.com

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 Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports
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Director,
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports,
Manali 175131 .
Phone No-(01902) 252342-253789
Fax No- 01902-252139 Grams - Himount.
E-Mail : whmi_manali@yahoo.com

http://www.adventurehimalaya.org/aboutwhmi.asp

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       Jawahar Institute of Mountaineering and Winter Sports
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JAWAHAR INSTITUTE OF MOUNTAINEERING & WINTER SPORTS
                                               
                NUNWAN, PAHALGAM -192126

Tel: (01936-243129)
Mobile: 9419045194
9419435826

http://www.pahalgam.com/jimws.html

Regards,
Sibin
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Chakravarthy
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hi guys.. i am attaching the training programme of Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling for 2010-11.



lTraining_Pgme_for_2010-11.doc

regards
chakravarthy
raj
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raj
Hi ,

Among the institutes listed above, which one is the best trainer?
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devendra
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can you please inform me about the institute in gangtok an dthe one in arunanchal praadesh national institute of mountaineering and allied sports
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