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Director - (Tours & Travels)

vpdeshpande53@gmail.com

+91-9422513488

Mr.Vivek Pandit Deshpande

Birthdate : 25th May, 1953

Education : B.A / Basic Mountaineering course 'A' grade

Western Himalayas Mountaineering Institute, 1982

Achievements:

  1. Cycling expedition: Pune- Bangalore- Goa- Mumbai- Pune
  2. Cycling expedition: Pune- Srinagar- Pune (8000 kms.- 1974)
  3. Cycling expedition: Pune- kolambo- Pune (8000 kms., 3 months- 1973)
  4. Motorcycling expedition (India) Kashmir Ladakh: 8000 kms. - 3 months
  5. Mountaineering expedition in the Himalayas: 1977 to 2016 every year, unerringly.
  6. Climbed 150 forts in Maharashtra
  7. Delivered several lectures on the subject 'Environmental touring' (Environment and Touring) at Pune University Extra-mural Education Committee.
  8. Possesses a vast collection of 10,000 colored negatives of photographs pertaining to nature, Himalayas, animals, birds, trekking, forts, climbing, forests, etc.
  9. Collection of 5000 photographs of topics mentioned above

Founder member and President of the institutes Yuvashakti and Himlayan Adventures. Since 1980, every year, climbing expeditions at Sanhyadri and Himalayas are arranged by the institutions. In the past 20 years, approximately 15000 youth participated.

  • Life member of the international institute, Youth Hostel Association of India.
  • Secretary of the institute mentioned above, Pune division 1979- 1985.
  • Founder member of Shri Shivaji Raigad Smarak Mandal – Secretary for 3 years.

Is, Currently, one of the executive board members of the institution mentioned above.

  • In various periodicals, writes articles on trekking and mountaineering, on a regular basis.
  • Founder and First Trustee of the institute 'Raktadata Pratishthan' and has donated blood for 111 times.
  • Pioneer of the idea regarding blood donation- Ever Ready Force
  • Has been interviewed on T.V and Radio regarding adventure, climbing, etc.
  • Founder member of Bicycle Tourist Association of India. Through this institution, organized numerous excursions and trips in India and abroad.
  • An avoid traveller who has visited many sanctuaries and forests in India.


Director - (Trekking & Adventure)

milindmountain@gmail.com

+91 9822555331

Mr.Milind Deshpande

Milind has a lot of experience in Rock Climbing, Mountaineering, Work at Height & in other adventure activities, he decided to make a Carrier which will keep him close to the nature & adventure. Using his experience in outdoor & adventure sports, he works as 'Adventure & Outdoor Expert' and work as a freelance support with some of the companies in India. Also he has his own business, where he conducts rock climbing, trekking camps, Himalayan treks, wild life observation camps, rafting trips etc.

He is visiting Indian Himalayas since 1985 till date for different work. Some times for mountaineering expeditions, mountaineering courses. During these years he has been to Manali, Shimla, Uttarakhand, Kumaon region, Jammu - Kashmir, & other places many times and has seen the development happening in terms of the ‘ Adventure Sports ‘.

He has a strong association with Nepal also. He has taken groups to Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Base Camp. In short his experience in the Himalayas or for High Altitude treks is very rich.


Glimpse of his achievements & work experience as follows:

  • Completed rock climbing & rescue courses in Western Ghats.
  • Have been part of more than 25 Rock Climbing Expeditions in Western Ghats & in Southern India also.
  • Have been part of rock climbing expeditions which successfully climbed 4 rock faces which is more than 1500ft.
  • He has been a great help in participating Rescue Operations in Western Ghats.
  • He worked as Senior Instructor on many Rock Climbing Courses and on long duration treks.
  • Has done rafting in India: Ganges, Bias, Kundalika, Dhauli Ganga etc.
  • Has done Red Cross First Aid certification course.

Expert writer / columnist: has written many articles in news papers, magazines to spread the word about adventure sports and allied activities.

Since 1986, has been moving in the entire Maharashtra state to organize Film / Slide shows on Trekking in Western Ghats, Himalayan Trekking & Mountaineering Expeditions, Wildlife Safaries. Also conducted Demonstration of Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Valley Crossing etc.

Has anchored on radio to conduct interviews of well known adventure sports personalities.

Experience in Corporate world as a Trainer / Facilitator:

Professional Outdoor Expert with close to 13 years work experience Milind has worked as a professional support in the areas of Team Work, Customer Service, Selling Skills, Leadership, Change Management, Managerial Skills, Team Building etc.


Some companies worked as an Outdoor Adventure Experts:

ETHOS, Beyond Horizon, Cattie Camps & Adventure Axis Rishikesh, Empowered Learning Systems, Wild Country Learning, Countryside, First Ascent etc


Director - (Tours & Travels)

kulkarnigirish962@gmail.com

+91 9822604277

Mr.Girish Kulkarni

Director - (Tours & Travels)


Director - (Tours & Travels)

saurabhkulkarni7577@gmail.com

+91 9767890586

Mr.Saurabh Kulkarni

Director - (Tours & Travels)