ATALBIHARI VAJPAYEE INSTITUTE OF MOUNTAINEERING 2017 schedule

Telephone numbers

Director : (01902) 253789,252206 e-mail : dmas_manali@yahoo.com
Deputy Director: (01902)250337 abvimasmanali@gmail.com Superintendent : (01902) 252342 website : www.adventurehimalaya.org

Training Wing: (01902) 253841

Tele fax: (01902)252137

TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR THE YEAR 

Activity

Code

Activity Name & Duration

Activity Venue

Capacity

(Seats)

Fee in (`)

Age Limit

Remarks

M  (Men)

W (Women)

Indians

Foreigner

BASIC MOUNTAINEERING COURSE (26 DAYS)

001

002

003

004

005

01 May to 26 May

01 June to 26 June

01 July to 26 July

01 Sep. to 26 Sep.

01 Oct. to 26 Oct.

MANALI

75

14300

57200

16 to 45

Years

M & W

M & W

M & W

M & W

M & W

ADVANCE MOUNTAINERING COURSE (28 DAYS)

006

007

008

30 May to 26 June

29 June to 26 July

30 Aug. to 26 Sep.

MANALI

30

15400

61600

16 to 45

Years

M & W

M & W

M & W

METHODS OF INSTRUCTION MOUNTAINEERING COURSE (28 DAYS)

009

29 Sep. to 26 Oct

MANALI

25

15400

61600

16 to 45

Years

M & W

SPECIAL BASIC MOUNTAINEERING COURSE (26 DAYS)

010

MANALI

75

16900

67600

16 to 45

Years

M & W

M & W

SPECIAL ADVANCE MOUNTAINERING COURSE (28 DAYS)

011

MANALI

30

18200

72800

16 to 45

Years

M & W

BASIC  SKIING  COURSE (14 DAYS)

012

013

014

015

016

017

11 Jan to 24 Jan

27 Jan to 09 Feb

11 Feb to 24 Feb

27 Feb to 12 Mar

14 Mar to 27 Mar

29 Mar to 11 Apr

40

8400

33600

10 years

and above

M & W

INTERMEDIATE SKIING COURSE (14 DAYS)

018

019

11 Feb to 24 Feb

01 Mar to 14 Mar

MANALI (SOLANG)/

NARKANDA

25

8400

33600

11 years

and above

M & W

ADVANCE SKIING COURSE (14 DAYS)

020

021

11 Jan to 24 Jan

29 Mar to 11 Apr

MANALI

(SOLANG)

20

8400

33600

11 years

and above

M & W

METHODS OF INSTRUCTION SKIING  COURSE (21 DAYS)

022

04 Feb to 24 Feb

MANALI

(SOLANG)

15

12600

50400

16

Years and above

M & W

023

BASIC  NORDIC SKIING

COURSE (14 DAYS) 01 Mar to 14 Mar

MANALI

(SOLANG)

20

8400

33600

10 years

and above

M & W

024

BASIC GRASS SKIING

COURSE (07 DAYS) 01 Aug to 07 Aug

MANALI

(SOLANG)

20

3150

15000

11 years

and above

M & W

025

SPECIAL BASIC SKIING COURSE  (14 DAYS)(Customized based)

 Jan, Feb, Mar & Apr.

MANALI

(SOLANG)

15+

8400

33600

10 years

and above

M & W

ELEMENTRY SKIING COURSE  (07 DAYS)

026

027

028

029

030

031

032

033

034

15 Jan to 21 Jan

24 Jan to 30 Jan

02 Feb to 08 Feb

09 Feb to 15 Feb

15 Feb to 21 Feb

24 Feb to 02 Mar

09 Mar to 15 Mar

16 Mar to 22 Mar

23 Mar to 29 Mar

MANALI

(SOLANG)

15

4200

16800

10 years

and above

M & W

035

HIGH ALTITUDE TREKKING PROGRAMME(08 DAYS)

(Customized based)

Apr. May. Jun. Sep.& Oct.

MANALI, DHARAMSHALA

HATKOTI, NARKANDA

JISPA, BHARMOUR

20 +

4800

19200

No age Bar

M & W

036

ROCK CLIMBING

(08 DAYS) (Customized based)

Apr. May. Jun. Sep.& Oct.

MANALI, DHARAMSHALA

HATKOTI, NARKANDA

JISPA, BHARMOUR

20 +

4800

19200

No age Bar

M & W

037

ADVENTURE COURSE

(14 DAYS) (Customized based)

Apr. May. Jun. Sep.& Oct.

MANALI, DHARAMSHALA

HATKOTI, NARKANDA

JISPA, BHARMOUR

20 +

8400

33600

12 TO 17 YEARS

M & W

038

ADVENTURE CAMP

(10 days or more)

(Customized based)  (Apr. to Nov.)

MANALI, DHARAMSHALA

HATKOTI, NARKANDA

JISPA, BHARMOUR

20+

6000

No age Bar

M & W

039

ADVENTURE CAMP 05 to 09 days

(If participants are below 20 in number and duration is also less)

(Customized based)  (Apr. to Nov.)

MANALI, DHARAMSHALA

HATKOTI, NARKANDA

JISPA, BHARMOUR

05+

850

PER HEAD PER DAY

3400/- per day per person

No age Bar

M & W

040

TREKKING GUIDE COURSE

(14 days) (Customized based)

Apr. May. Jun. Sep. & Oct.

MANALI, DHARAMSHALA

HATKOTI, NARKANDA

JISPA, BHARMOUR

20+

8400

22000

16 to 45

Years

M & W

041

SEARCH &  RESCUE COURSE

( DISASTER MANAGEMENT)

(14 days)(Customized based)

Apr. May. Jun. Sep. & Oct.

MANALI

14+

11200

—-

16 to 45

Years

M & W

042

ELEMENTARY SEARCH &   RESCUE COURSE ( DISASTER MANAGEMENT)

(07 days) (Customized based)

Apr. May. Jun. Sep. & Oct.

MANALI, DHARAMSHALA

HATKOTI, NARKANDA

JISPA, BHARMOUR

20+

5600

____

16 to  45

Years

M & W

BASIC WATER SPORTS (14 DAYS)

043

044

045

046

047

01 May to 14 May

01 June to 14 June

01 Aug to 14 Aug

01 Sep to 14 Sep

01 Dec to 14 Dec

60

8400

33600

12 years and above

M&W

ADVANCE WATER SPORTS (SAILING) COURSE 21 DAYS

048

01 JULY To 21 July

PONG DAM

25

12600

50400

14  years

and above

M&W

049

ELEMENTARY WATER SPORTS COURSE  07 DAYS

PONG DAM

4200

16800

12 years

and above

M&W

050

WATER SKIING COURSE  07 DAYS

PONG DAM

7000

28000

12 years

and above

M&W

BASIC RIVER RAFTING  COURSE (14 DAYS)

051

01 Oct to 14 Oct

PIRDI (KULLU)

30

11200

44800

14 years

and above

M&W

INTERMEDIATE KAYAKING COURSE (14 DAYS)

052

15 Oct to 28 Oct, 01 Nov to 14 Nov

PIRDI (KULLU)

30

11200

44800

14 years

and above

M&W

053

SPECIAL WATER SPORTS

COURSES (REQUIREMENT BASED)

Sept. Nov.

PONG DAM &

BILASPUR

10+

600

PER HEAD

PER DAY

2400/-

PER HEAD

PER DAY

12 years

and above

M&W

054

AQUA PARASAILING &

SURFING  (REQUIREMENT BASED)

Sept. Nov.

PONG DAM &

BILASPUR

10+

600

PER HEAD

PER DAY

2400/-

PER HEAD

PER DAY

12  years

and above

M&W

055

ADVENTURE CAMP

(10 Days)

(Customized based)

Sr.No .Dates               Capacity (persons)

  1. (1)6 Apr to 15 Apr                    80 

  2. (2)17 Apr to 26 Apr                  80 

  3. (3)28 Apr to 7 May                    80 

  4. (4)4 May to 13 May                   80 

  5. (5)10 May to 19 May                 80 

  6. (6)15 May to 25 May              120 

  7. (7)21 May to 30 May              120 

  8. (8)27 May to 5 Jun                   120 

  9. (9)2 Jun to 11  Jun                      80 

  10. (10) 7 Jun to 16 Jun                     80 

  11. (11)13 Jun to 22 Jun                   80 

  12. (12)18 Jun to 27 Jun                 120 

MANALI

For Groups of 20+

6000

6000

……

No age

bar

M&W

056

TREKKING/ADVENTURE

CAMP (8  Days)

(Customized based)

  1. (1)6 Apr to 13 Apr 

  2. (2)17 Apr to 24 Apr 

  3. (3)28 Apr to 5 May 

  4. (4)19 May to 26 May 

  5. (5)10 Jun to 17 Jun 

MANALI

For Groups of 120+

20

20

20

20

20

4800

19200

No age bar

M&W

       

FOR MORE DETAILS PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE

www.adventurehimalaya.org

Brief History
The great son of India, the former Prime Minister, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee who as a lover of nature and an adventure enthusiast has special passion for Manali and the Mountaineering Institute, always made it a point to visit the Institute whenever he happened to be in Manali. He visited the Institute many times and chaired number of conferences, seminars and poetry sessions. In the year 2008 Himachal Pradesh Government renamed the Institute as “Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports, Manali, Himachal Pradesh”.
Since its inception, the Institute has trained about 1, 60,000 youth, women & men from India and abroad in different disciplines of adventure activities at its Manali headquarters and the other Centres located at various places in Himachal Pradesh. The Institute produced national and international level prominent mountaineers who climbed Mount Everest and other many high peaks and participated in winter Olympics and Asian winter sports championships. It is also proud to have faculty of qualified and professional instructors and officers having number of prominent peaks, including the Mount Everest, to their credit.
Scenic beauty, sylvan surroundings and salubrious climate are most conducive to the training in the field of adventure activities and, therefore, the area is a paradise for adventure lovers.
The abbreviation “ABVIMAS”, wherever mentioned in this prospectus, means “Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports, Manali, Himachal Pradesh”.
The Institute conducts training courses and adventure activities as per detail given in the “TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR THE YEAR 2014 ONWARDS”.

The ABVIMAS Manali arranges requirement based Special Adventure Programmes/Activities also, like:
(a)Mountaineering Expeditions (b) Mountaineering Courses (c) White Water Rafting Expeditions (d) Summer Skiing Courses/ Camps (e) High Altitude Treks ( Crossing prominent high passes), (f) Disaster Management courses.

  1.  EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION 

  1. (i)Minimum 10+2 pass for Methods of Instruction Course in Mountaineering &  Methods of Instruction Course in Skiing. 

  2. (ii)Matriculation or above (except for Service/ Armed Forces personnel) for Basic & Advance Mountaineering Courses.   Knowledge of English and Hindi is essential. 

  1. (B)ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA 

Basic Mountaineering Course “A” grade eligible for                                  

Advance Mountaineering Course

Advance Mountaineering Course “A” grade eligible for                                  

Method of Instruction (Mountaineering) Course

Basic Course Skiing having “A” or “B” grade eligible for                                  

Intermediate Skiing Course

Intermediate Skiing Course having “A” grade eligible for                    

Advance Skiing Course

Advance Skiing Course having “A” grade eligible for                            

Method of Instruction (Skiing) Course

Basic Water Sports Course having “A” grade eligible for                      

Intermediate Water Sports Course (White Water Kayaking) & Advance Water Sports Course (Sailing)

Intermediate water Sports Course

(white Water Kayaking) having “A” grade eligible for                      

Advance Water Sports Course (White Water Kayaking)

Advance Water Sports

 (Sailing or Kayaking) having “A” grade eligible for                      

Method  of Instruction (Water Sports Course)

2.Course fee

The course fee, mentioned in the “TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR THE YEAR 2014 ONWARDS”, includes accommodation in hostel/ tents in training area/ field; food and training.

3.Travel expenses

Participants (trainees) have to pay for their travel expenses on their own from their home to the Institute/ Regional Centre/Sub Centre (place of training) and back to their home.

4. Selection:

Candidates are selected for the courses on “first come first served” basis, subject to fulfillment of all conditions.

5. Discipline:

a)All the training courses and programmes are conducted by the ABVIMAS at its Manali headquarters and Regional and Sub Centers in Himachal Pradesh on army pattern. Therefore, participants of all training courses and programmes must maintain discipline of the highest order. In case of any misconduct, misbehavior or indulgence in intoxication and anti- social activity, the trainee concerned will be expelled from the course instantly, legal action initiated against him /her and no refund of fee will be made in such disciplinary cases.

b)If any trainee is absent from the Course/Programme for more than 2 days in 26/28 days Courses and 1 day in any short duration Course/Programme, he will be disqualified.

c)Late arrival for joining the course will be allowed only in case of train/ bus arriving late due to adverse weather conditions, landslides, accident, strike or any other unavoidable reasons including death or serious illness of a family member or relative or examination/ interview etc. A trainee will be allowed to join the course late by maximum 2 (two) days only.

6. Identity Card:

Photo fixed identity card will be issued to the participants / trainees. It will be valid for availing all the facilities while in the Institute, Regional Centre / Sub Centre.

7. Procedure of obtaining Application Form:

Application form can be downloaded from the Institute’s website www. adventurehimalaya.org. It can also be obtained from ABVIMAS headquarters (Manali) or its Regional and Sub- Centers personally or by sending self addressed and stamped envelope to the Director, ABVIMAS, Manali-175131 or the Incharge of the Regional / Sub Centre concerned. The names, addresses and telephonic contact numbers of the Institute as well as the Regional and Sub Centres are mentioned below:-

1.Director, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports, Manali (HP) 175131.Telephones: 01902-253841, 252342. 250337 e-mail:

(1) dmas_manali@yahoo.com (2) abvimasmanali@gmail.com

2.Incharge, Regional Mountaineering Centre, Mcleodganj. Dharamshala, Distt. Kangra (HP) 176219. Telephone: 01892-221787, e-mail regionalmountaineeringcentre@rediffmail.com

3.Incharge, Regional Water Sports Centre, Pong Dam, Post Office Sansarpur Terrace, Tehsil Fatehpur, Distt. Kangra (HP) 176501, Telephone: 01893-202253, Cell No. 09805242288. e-mail- rwschpgovt@gmail.com

4.Incharge, Skiing Centre, Solang (Manali) Post Office Palchan, Tehsil Manali, Distt. Kullu (HP) C/O
Director, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering & Allied Sports,Manali (HP)-175131. Telephone: 01902-253841, 252342. e-mail: (1) dmas_manali@yahoo.com (2) abvimasmanali@gmail.com

5.Incharge, Regional Adventure sports Centre, Hatkoti, Distt. Shimla (HP) 171206 Telephone : 01781-238839, e-mail rasc_hatkoti@yahoo.com

6.Incharge, High Altitude Trekking and Skiing Centre, Narkanda, Distt. Shimla (HP) 171213 Telephone: 01782-242406. e-mail: sanjeevatri0735@gmail.com

7.Incharge, River Rafting Centre, Pirdi, Distt. Kullu. (HP) C/O Director, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering & Allied Sports, Manali(HP)- 175131. : (1) dmas_manali@yahoo.com (2) abvimasmanali@gmail.com

8.Incharge Water Sports Centre, Bilaspur, Distt. Bilaspur (HP) C/O Director, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering & Allied Sports, Manali(HP)- 175131.

9.Incharge, Mountaineering Sub Centre, Jispa, Distt. Lahaul and Spiti (HP) 175132 Telephone: 01900-233230

10.Incharge, Mountaineering Sub Centre, Bharmour, Distt. Chamba (HP) 176315 Telephone: 01895-225036

8. Procedure for booking of seats / courses:

(i) The photo fixed application form complete in all respects with one spare photograph, medical certificate and copy of birth certificate should be submitted at least 45 days prior to the commencement of the course applied for along with full course fee by Demand Draft/RTGS/NEFT/ESC payable at the Kangra Central Co-operative Bank Ltd., Manali-175131 (H.P.) Bank Code 035, IFSC Code KACE0000035 payable in saving bank account No. 50055073959 and drawn/deposit in favor of Director, ABVIMAS, Manali or in favour of Incharge of the Centre where you are interested to attend the course / programme.

(ii)The courses covered under code No. 003 & 007 are conducted in the Lahaul Valley, across the Rohtang Pass. Therefore, the participants are requested to bring ` 1000/- extra towards bus fare from Manali to the place and back Manali. The course fee will be 30% extra for the activities conducted at Mountaineering Sub Centre Jispa & Mountaineering Sub Centre Bharmour.

9. Refund of Course Charges

The course charges paid by a trainee must be utilized by him/her before 31st March of the following year failing which no refund will be made and the course charges deposited will be forfeited for causing financial loss to Institute and its Centres and loss of opportunity to other candidates. If he/ she is not able to utilize the seat allotted for a particular course then he/she will be entitled to undergo next course in the line or any other course subject to the condition that he/she will have to pay the difference before attend the other course having different course charges. However, if a trainee reserves a seat in a course having more course charges and attends a course having less course charges within the 31st March of the following year then the different of the course charges will be refunded by the Institute. In case of refund course charges on individual’s request within time it will be made after the deduction of 25% amount of the charged course charges.

10. Age limit

Different age limit has been prescribed for different courses keeping in view the nature and rigours of training. The age of a participant for a course will be considered as on Ist January of the year in which he/she is to attend the course. Therefore the participants are advised to submit an attested copy of their birth certificate alongwith the application form.

11.Check list

Participants must ensure that following documents are submitted by them for securing a seat on the course of their choice:-

(i)Application Form and Medical Certificate complete in all respects.

(ii)Photo copy of the Demand Draft/RTGS/NEFT/ESC by which fee has been paid.

(iii)Attested copy of the birth certificate.

(iv)Attested copy of the educational qualification certificate.

12.Confirmation about the reservation of Seat/Course applied for

The Institute or the Regional Centre/ Sub Centre, where one wants to undergo the course, will intimate the reservation of Seat/Course applied for or rejection of the application, as the case may be, telephonically or through letter. Applicants must therefore write their phone / mobile number on the application form besides complete postal address.

13. How to Reach

(1). Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering & Allied Sports, Manali

The participants can reach by bus /taxi from New Delhi, Ambala, Chandigarh, Kalka, Kiratpur and Pathankot railway stations. The Institute is located near village Aleo on the Manali-Kullu left-bank road at a distance of 3(three) Kilometers from the Manali bus stand. Taxi car and Auto rickshaw are available at the bus stand. Those travelling by air can reach Manali by taking bus or taxi from the Kullu-Manali airport (known as Bhuntar Airport) from where Manali is at distance of only 41 kms. The Institute staff will be glad to provide required information on telephone as well.

(2)Regional Mountaineering Centre, Dharamshala

The place is well connected by bus service from New Delhi, Ambala, Chandigarh, Kalka, Kiratpur and Pathankot railway stations. The Regional Mountaineering Centre is located at Mcleodganj at a distance of 10 kms from the Dharamshala bus stand. One can reach here by bus or taxi. Nearest airport is Gaggal Airport from where bus and taxi is available. The Centre staff will be glad to provide required information on telephone as well.

(3) Regional Water Sports Centre, Pong Dam

One can reach Regional Water Sports Centre Pong Dam by bus from Chandigarh and Pathankot railway stations. The Centre staff will be glad to provide required information on telephone as well.

(4)Skiing Centre, Solang (Manali)

The participants have to reach Manali first and report at the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering&Allied Sports, Manali. They can reach Manali by bus /taxi from New Delhi, Ambala, Chandigarh, Kalka, Kiratpur and Pathankot railway stations. The Institute is located near village Aleo on the Manali-Kullu left-bank road at a distance of 3(three) Kilometers from the Manali bus stand. Taxi car and Auto rickshaw are available at the bus stand. From the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering & Allied Sports, Manali. the participants will go to Skiing Centre, Solang walking on foot or by bus as directed by the Course Incharge. The distance is 12 Kms. The Institute staff will be glad to provide required information on telephone as well.

(5)Regional Adventure Sports, Hatkoti

Participants can reach Shimla either by train or by bus from New Delhi, Ambala, Chandigarh, Kalka, Kiratpur and Pathankot railway stations. From Shimla, one can travel to Hatkoti by bus or taxi, on the Shimla-Rohroo highway. The Centre staff will be glad to provide required information on telephone as well.

(6)High Altitude Trekking and Skiing Centre, Narkanda

Participants can reach Shimla either by train or by bus from New Delhi, Ambala, Chandigarh, Kalka, Kiratpur and Pathankot railway stations. From Shimla, one can travel to Narkanda by bus or taxi. The Centre staff will be glad to provide required information on telephone as well.

(7). River Rafting Centre, Pirdi

The participants can travel to the River Rafting Centre, Pirdi by bus /taxi from New Delhi, Ambala, Chandigarh, Kalka, Kiratpur and Pathankot railway stations. The River Rafting Centre is situated between Kullu-Manali Airport (Bhuntar Airport) and Kullu tow, only 5 kms short of Kullu. Those travelling by air can reach the centre by bus or taxi from the Airport by covering only 5 kms. The Institute staff will be glad to provide required information on telephone as well.

(8). Water Sports Centre, Bilaspur

The participants can travel to the Water Sports Centre, Bilaspur by bus /taxi from New Delhi, Ambala, Chandigarh, Kalka, Kiratpur and Pathankot railway stations.The Water Sports Centre is situated on Luhnu Ground on the bank of Govind Sagar reservoir and is quite near to the ISBT Bilaspur, one can go walking or by autorickshaw. The Centre staff will be glad to provide required information on telephone as well.

(9). Mountaineering Centre, Jispa

After reaching Manali as mentioned above, one can travel to Jispa by direct bus from Manali to Keylong. Keylong is situated at 115 kms from Manali on the Manali-Leh highway. From Keylong onwards to Jispa one can travel by local bus. Distance is 25 kms. The Centre staff will be glad to provide required information on telephone as well.

(10). Mountaineering Centre, Bharmour

First one has to travel to Chamba by bus from New Delhi, Ambala, Chandigarh, Kalka, Kiratpur and Pathankot railway stations. Bharmour is at a distance of 65 kms from Chamba town and one can travel by bus. The Centre staff will be glad to provide required information on telephone as well.

14 What to bring with you

Certain Essential training equipments and clothing items are provided by the Institute, Regional Centre or Sub Centre where one wants to attend the course. However, the participants are required certain articles personally which are mentioned in the enclosed list titled “WHAT PERSONAL ARTICLES TO BRING WITH YOU FOR THE COURSE”. These items can be carried from home or purchased locally at the place of training on arrival.

15.Important Participants are advised to go through the information/ instructions carefully for filling and sending the Application Form.

(i) One should start the journey only after receiving confirmation from the Institute /Regional Centre/Sub Centre concerned.

(ii) Institute/Regional Centre/Sub Centre concerned will not be responsible for postal delay concerning receipt of application as well as confirmation/ reservation of the seat or course, if any.

16. Disputes:

Dispute, if any, will be subject to Kullu District jurisdiction for HQ Manali & respective places of the concerned Centres.

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