S. Sudhakar

Experience in the field of Mountaineering

  • 1985: Basic Mountaineering course in HMI, Darjeeling with ‘B+’ grading
  • 1988: Advance course in mountaineering at WHMI, Manali with ‘A’ grading
  • 1997: Completed the NAF’s certificate course in skiing at Kufri with ‘O’ grading. Course conducted by the Himalayan Adventure Club.
  • Participated in 9 climbing expeditions
  • Climbed Mt.Srikailash (22,742′) & Mt. Kedar Dome (22,410′) during 1988 and 1996 respectively
  • Done 18 Himalayan Trekking expeditions in the Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal, Arunachal and J&K Himalayas

Highlights/Other achievements

  • 1994: Accompanied a Spanish ‘ski down’ expedition to Mt.Kedar Dome as Liaison officer.
  • Trained NCC cadets in 1988 & 1989 in the basics of rock climbing and rescue work in Shimoga.
  • 1988: Participated in the II IMF sponsored Alpine style winter climbing camp attempting to climb Mt. Hanuman Tibba (19,450′)
  • 1988 Completed Basic Civil Defence course and stood second. Awarded the silver medal.