GGIM is first and only adventure and mountaineering training institute in Southern India. Guardian Corporation and Giripremi Mountaineering Club embarked on a mission to start first mountaineering institute in Maharashtra.
Pune is the city of mountain lovers. Splendid Sahyadris always motivate countless mountaineers, trekkers and nature lovers. They have played an instrumental role in weaving together human spirit with devotion to the nature. GGIM boosts the existing mountaineering culture, promote mountaineering sport with safety as main focus, and pass on adventure education across all sections of society.
Mountaineering Training in India & GGIM
There are mainly 5 government mountaineering institutes in India. All of them are in North or north east sections of India. So not everyone can take a break of 30 days from a tight office schedules for doing mountaineering courses in north India. GGIM offers short-term adventure courses, which are affordable as well as manageable time wise.
GGIM with its motto of 'Adventure for All', is specialized in delivering thorough training. Be it Rock Climbing Courses, Himalaya & Alpine Mountaineering Courses, First Aid, Search & Rescue Operations, Outdoor Adventure for kids and Sahyadri treks for youth & senior citizens. GGIM conducts guided expeditions in India, Nepal, Alps including Seven Summits.
GGIM also conducts corporate programmes and leadership outbound training.
About Guardian Corp.
On 24th January 2015, India's renowned boxer Ms. Sarita Devi, launched Guardian Giripremi Institute of Mountaineering.
The dream of starting the first mountaineering institute of Sahyadri Mountains came in to the reality with the support from Guardian Corporation. Mr. Manish Sabade, the chairman Gurdian Corp., is a mountain lover and sports person. He believes that Adventure Education and Training in mountaineering is an essential part of building the personality of a person. He himself has completed Basic Mountaineering Course in 1986.
Giripremi is a renowned mountaineering club in India.
In 1982, with a motto of “Mountaineering for joy”, five stalwarts in mountaineering laid foundation of Giripremi. The founder members were Smt. Ushaprabha Page, Anand Palande, Dilip Nimbalkar, Nandu Page, and Shashi Hiremath. The club has successfully completed more than 40 mountaineering expeditions in India. In 2012, Giripremi's 8 mountaineers summitted Mt. Everest. Since then, Giripremi is in pursuit of 'Quest of Eight Thousenders.' Today, Giripremi is the only organization in India who has 11 Everesters and 10 Kangchenjunga Summitters on board.