GGIM is the first and only adventure and mountaineering training institute in Southern India


First and the only institute in India to offer a systematic and certified Diploma Course in Mountaineering in association with Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune & Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Uttarkashi.


Founder Director Shri. Umesh Zirpe is the only leader in India to have led 7 successful 8000er expeditions including Mt. Everest & Mt. Kangchenjunga. He is the recipient of Maharashtra’s highest Shivchhatrapati Adventure Sport Award in 2014.

umesh zirpe


Giripremi is the only mountaineering club in the world, to have climbed seven 8000er mountains in seven consecutive years.

11 Everesters & 10 Kangchenjunga Sumitters are part of GGIM

Over 7000 students from various corners of India have undertaken adventure education at GGIM