27-SEP-2016: A 20 member team of the University Games Committee Hiking and Mountaineering Club, AMU recently returned after a one-week Adventure Mountaineering Course in and around Sahastdhara, Uttrakhand.
During the course, the student members learned various techniques related to hiking and mountaineering including tent pitching, bouldering, river crossing, rapalling, jumaring and height gaining.
Dr Sarwar Rais, President, Hiking and Mountaineering Club said that the team was courageous and enthusiastic to trek long distances and cover a height of 7, 200 feet.
He added that all the team members passed the Adventure Course with good grades and qualified for Advance Hiking and Mountaineering Course.
Mr Mohd Shadab Khan, Instructor, Hiking and Mountaineering Club accompanied the team to train the members. Mr Abdul Rehman Siddiqui, Captain of the Club managed all the necessities for the team.
Professor Mohammad Shoaib Zaheer, Secretary, University Games Commitee and with Dr Sarwar Rais congratulated the team members for their successful completion of the Adventure Course and appreciated them for their discipline and good teamwork during their stay in the camp.