Advance Mountaineering
Advance Mountaineering Course
Mountaineering Training:

With an aim to promote mountain tourism as a safe tourism, NMA has been actively involving in the training activities intended to produce qualified and skilled resources. NMA conducts Basic Mountaineering Course (BMC) and Advance Mountaineering Course (AMC) in the month of June i.e. 12 June  and December i.e. 20 December annually.

Annual Training Schedule:

Advance Mountaineering Course

Advance Mountaineering Course is developed for the mountaineers who have completed  Basic Mountaineering Course carried out by this association. The duration of the training is 40 days with 10 days theory (Kathmandu) and 30 days practical (Langtang). It is conducted in December -January.

The interested candidates are requested to read the following directions before applying for the course.

For Nepalese Nationals:

The interested Nepali candidates should have the following criteria to apply for the course.

The following documents should be attached with the application form
(distributed by NMA) while submitting.

  1. Passport size photo- 1 pc
  2. Photocopy of Citizenship Certificate
  3. Recommendation Letter from Trekking Agency registered at NMA
  4. Certificate of Basic Mountaineering Course
  5. Insurance (To be submitted after selection)

For Foreign Nationals:

NMA accepts also applications from the foreign nationals to attend AMC. They should have to submit all the certificates of mountaineering trainings that they have attended previously. The following documents should be also attached with the application form (distributed by NMA) while submitting.

Passport size photo- 1 pc
Photocopy of Passport

The Training and Expedition Committee screens all the application forms received before the deadline of submission of the forms set by NMA. The applicants with the criteria mentioned above only will be involved for the selection procedure. The name list of the selected candidates will be posted on the notice board of NMA and its official website. 

Training Fees: Rs. 15000

Time Duration:  40 Days


Preparation for Ascent, Dangers in Mountains, Avalanches, Weather, Equipment, Camping and Bivouacking, Environment Protection - Wild and Ethics, Mountaineering Terminology, Description and evaluation of a climbing ascent, Mountain Navigation, First Aid, High Altitude Illness, Nutrition in Mountains, Ropes and Knots, Rock Climbing, Snow and Ice climbing, Rescue Technique

Number of Instructors:  9 (Ratio of Instructors and Participants - 1:3)

Total number of Participants: 27

Venue: Kathmandu and Langtang, Rasuwa