Basic Mountaineering
Training
Basic Mountaineering Training
Basic Mountaineering Training

First Basic Mountaineering Training started in 1979 A.D with 6 Instructors and 18 Participants.

Syllabus:

Theoretical Learning:

Rules and regulation of trekking and mountaineering, Equipment familiarization, Mountain history, Mountain geography, Mountain terminology, Camping and bivouacking, Environment, High altitude awareness, danger in mountain, avalanche

Practical Learning:

rock craft, knots, coiling, improvise harness, self rescue, active rappelling with auto block, camp set up and bivouacking, hill walking technique, scrambling on rock terrain, moving on a fix line (rocky terrain), lowering, anchor, walking technique on ice and glacier, glacier traverse, running belay on icy terrain, pulley system (simple pulley, z pulley), top rope glacier ice climbing, camping on glacier, high altitude cooking, probing, transceiver single victim search, Navigation

Mandatory Requirements to enter BMT:

  • Photo copy of Citizenship
  • Recommendation letter certifying 2 year experience from trekking agency registered at NMA since 2 year (for Nepalese) - only one participant from one trekking agency
  • Clear photo of successful ascent of any mountain or trekking pass or snowline
  • Basic First Aid Course ( 18 hours / 3 days)
  • Introductory Rock Climbing Course ( 42 hours / 7 days)

Note: For Foreign Nationals, 3 days' introductory rock climbing courses will be provided in Nepal just before the Basic Mountaineering Training.

Training Fees:

Fees for Basic Mountaineering Training for is USD 3,000.00 for one participant.

* For Nepalese Participants, NMA will subsidies most of the cost; so that only NRs. 15,000.(Fifteen thousands rupees) will be charged for Nepalese. This does not include insurance cost. Participant must ensure Accident (above 10,00,000), Medical (Minimum 2,00,000) and Evacuation (equal to 5,000 USD).

*For Foreign Participants USD 3,000.00 (Three thousand US$). For itineraries, activities and facilities information for foreign

Time Credit:

180 hr. ( 30 days ) of core training

Total 35 days including travel, pre-test, major exam and result preparation.

Interviews starts: 8 June (for Nepalese)

Training starts: 12 June (for all)

Training Fees:

Fees for Basic Mountaineering Training for is USD 3,000.00 for one participant.

* For Nepalese Participants, NMA will subsidies most of the cost; so that only NRs. 15,000.(Fifteen thousands rupees) will be charged for Nepalese. This does not include insurance cost. Participant must ensure Accident (above 10,00,000), Medical (Minimum 2,00,000) and Evacuation (equal to 5,000 USD).

*For Foreign Participants USD 3,000.00 (Three thousand US$). For itineraries, activities and facilities information for foreign

Number of Instructors: 9 ( Ratio of Instructors and Participants - 1:4)

Total Number of Participants: 32

Venue: Kathmandu and Manang



Participants should follow the following information table:
S.N

Dates

LocationActivityNMA bears the following CostParticipates should bear the following Cost
18 June-16JuneKathmanduArrival- 8 June,Rock Craft Training - 9,10 & 11 June
Hotel, accommodation with Bed & Breakfast; twin-sharing
Lunch, Dinner and other self expenses
217 June- 10 July
Manang
Practical Training/field activities
Total cost including food accommodation, transportation, national park fees
Personal gears; Travel insurances (up to 19,000 ft.), evacuation, and medical insurance
210 July (one night)
Kathmandu
rest
Twin sharing room with Bed & Breakfast
Dinner, and other self expenses
Apart from BMT and AMT, NMA provides following trainings:
  • 1. Introductory Rock Climbing Course
  • 2. Level-1 Rock Climbing Course
  • 3. Pre- Basic Mountaineering Course
  • 4. High Mountain Rescue Training (HMRT)
  • 5. Female Outdoor Leadership Training
  • 6. Instructors' Upgrade Refreshment Course
  • 7. Mountain Leader Course
  • 8. Aspirant Guide Course
  • 9. Mountain Guide Training
  • 10. Ice Climbing Training, Level-1
  • 11. Wilderness 1st Aid, high altitude sickness training
  • 12. Hill walking & Mountain Navigation Course
  • 13. Environment Awareness Training (EAT)