T.S. Siddalingaswamy

Experience in the field of Mountaineering

  • 1981: Basic Mountaineering Course at NIM, Uttarkashi
  • 1987: Camp leader’s training Course (YHAI), New Delhi
  • Participated in 4 climbing expeditions. Climbed Mt.Koteshwar (6035 Mts.) & Mt.Kalanag (6387 Mts.) in 1988 & 1996 respectively
  • Participated in 20 trekking expeditions (13 through YHAI as camp leader, Co-Director and Field Director)
  • 1979: ‘Discover Karnataka’ cycling trail.
  • 2008: Participated in the National Mountain Biking expedition as Field Director (YHAI)

Highlights/Other achievements

  • Done certificate course in Guidance and counseling.
  • Participated and successfully completed the half marathons at the Bangalore International marathon and Jim Corbett National Park centenary run in 2006 & 2011 respectively.
  • Earned laurels for self and RBI by tirelessly sparing time in remote mountainous terrain during treks exchanging soiled notes bringing cheer to the mountain people not having easy access to banks, etc.