Experience in the field of Mountaineering
- 1978: Basic Mountaineering Course at the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute at Darjeeling
- Climbed B.C.Roy peak
- 1984: Member of the climbing expedition team to Mt.Gangotri in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand
- 1986: Participated in the Himalayan Adventure Trail in Himachal Pradesh
- Organised and participated in several trekking and rock climbing programmes in and around Karnataka.
- Cricket, Kabaddi & touring.