Tenzing Norgay’s historic ascent of Mt. Everest along with Edmund Hillary inspired and guided the country to set up the HMI in Darjeeling.
Nawang Gombu became the first person to reach the top of Mt. Everest twice.
Ang Kami was charming and a well-loved instructor at HMI in 1960, he went up to the South Col with the Indian Mount Everest expedition.
Nima Tashi served as an instructor at HMI. Later, he was promoted to Deputy Director of Field Training. Achievement to his credit are…
Dorjee Lhatoo served in the Indian Army before joining as instructor at HMI. He was the Deputy Director of Field Training.