Our Milestone

1954 to ``still climbing``

November 1954

Foundation of HMI laid at Roy Villa on Lebong Road

November 1954

First Basic Course conducted

June 1955

First Advance Course conducted

November 1955

HMI Shifted from its original location at Roy Villa on Lebong Road to the present location at Birch Hill

December 1957

Mountaineering Museum inaugurated

April 1962

First Basic Course for women conducted

April 1962

First Advance Course for women conducted

December 1964

First Adventure course conducted

May 1973

First International Mountaineering Meet at HMI

January 1978

First Adventure Course for Girls conducted

November 1979

Silver Jubilee of HMI Celebrated


Sherpa Dorjee Lhatoo climbs Everest, Expedition led by Brig DK Khullar, Principal of HMI

May 1986

Sherpa Tenzing Norgay passes away


First Course for Visually Challenged conducted

May 1993

Nima Norbu & Lobsang Tshering scale Everest

May 1993

Kusang Sherpa and Kunga Bhutia scale Everest


Hon’ble President of India visits HMI

November 2001

Seventh National Sport Climbing Camp conducted

October 2007

Golden Jubilee of HMI Celebrated

May 2014

100th Birth Anniversary of Sherpa Tenzing Norgay Celebrated