Saturday, October 15

Mountaineering Institutes in India

Although there are many other institutes in India, but these two are the most sought ones. IMF (Indian Mountaineering Foundation), which is apex national body in this field lists 5 institutes on it's webpage.

  1. Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI), Darjeeling, West Bengal
  2. Nehru Institute Of Mountaineering (NIM), Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand
  3. Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports (ABVMAS), Manali, Himachal Pradesh
  4. Jawahar Institute of Mountaineering (JIM), Pahalgam, Jammu & Kashmir
  5. Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering, Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir
Other than these 5, there are few more institutes which conducts courses in mountaineering.

  1. Sonam Gyatso Mountaineering Institute (SGMI), Gangtok, Sikkim
  2. Nation Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports, Dirang, West Kameng, Arunachal Pradesh
  3. Pt. Nain Singh Rawat Mountaineering Institute, Munsiyari, Uttarakhand (Proposed)