Welcome to Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
This website gives you an insight to one of the renowned mountaineering institutes of the world. Mountaineering is not merely a physical activity rather it is a science and an art. To learn this science one has to go undergo formal training on mountaineering. Though there are numerous Institute who claim to train people in mountaineering but mostly the motive behind all such institute is to make profits. The Govt. mountaineering institutes are the only one who give you quality training within very affordable budget. Here we develop certain traits of personality which cannot be developed in the sheltered environment of schools and homes. The renowned publics schools have realized the value of this training and have made it compulsory for their senior students to undergo 15 days adventure course before they leave the school. Junior students learn techniques of sport climbing and rock craft during small weekend courses organized by this institute on specific demands. The special trekking trails of different durations will be introduced shortly. Children can try their hands on indoor/Sports climbing walls during their visit to HMI on all days.
Being situated at Darjeeling, popularly called the Queen of Hills, HMI makes your learning experience even more enjoyable. The scene beauty of our training areas, famous tea gardens and enchating view of Kanchanjunga makes your trip to HMI a memorable experience. HMI is renowed for having the most competent faculty in the world. Most of our instructors are luminaries with many records under their belt and many of them are Nations highest adventure award winners. You can associate your wards with them through various courses of HMI.
Mountaineering is a very expensive hobby. However, the HMI courses are highly subsidized. The institute provides an excellent training, good administration, sumptutous food and the best quality of equipment to trainees. A certificate from the institute is recognized all over the world. So far about 1000 persons from different foreign countries have been trained at HMI. All wise persons are making best use of the institute. Why not you? Wishing you the best of luck.
MAY YOU CLIMB FROM PEAK TO PEAK
Col Neeraj Rana