Basic Mountaineering Course

Nehru Institute of Mountaineering
In Uttarkashi

Price on request

Important information

  • Course
  • Uttarkashi

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
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Nehru Institute of Mountaineering Uttarkashi , 249193, Uttaranchal, India
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Course programme

This is the basic course through which men & women are started into the field of mountaineering.

The aims of this course are

o To teach the fundamental skills of moving on rock, snow and ice
o Theory and practical aspects of mountaineering and related subjects, Navigation, Weather, Medical, , like Map reading, Mountain cleanliness etc
o To inculcate the proper attitude among the trainees by making them capable to see the mountaineering as a form of art and not only a physical or voyage movement.
o To inspire people from all walk of life to elevated enterprise.
o To train them how to make themselves relaxed and administer their health in the mountain surrounding.
o To protection of Himalayan environment.
o To strengthen their body by growing their fight to cold, hunger and tiredness.

The trainees of BMC do spend their starting Four to six days at Nehru Institute of Mountaineering Camps and Tekhla Rock arena is a place they face physical conditioning, far-reaching rock climbing training, mountain weather, map-reading, mountain health etc. after that Trainees spend next nineteen to twenty days in the mountains.

Moving towards the Base Camp which is the training area for ice and snow craft includes two to three halfway camps, which is very helpful for the trainees to become accustomed. Throughout their training in the mountains, students are trained in the skills of snow craft, ice craft and climbing the rocks at high altitudes. On the completing the training, fundamental course students are taken to a height gain, up to altitude ranging between twelve thousand to fifteen thousand feet.