Steve Long, Chairman of the Training Standards Panel of the UIAA recently trekked the Chadar (Frozen River Trek) on Zanskar in Ladakh. During his trek, he was witness to an accident where two local girls were swept under the Chadar ice. He pulled them out of the river and managed to revive one girl, the other unfortunately died.
Having observed the trekkers and guides during the Chadar trek, Steve has made some recommendations. A synopsis of these recommendations given below may be treated as an IMF advisory.
Consequences of an ice collapse are extremely serious. Quick action needs to be taken in the event of a victim being swept under ice following an ice collapse. It is recommended that:-
Note:- Comments on this advisory may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Inside Apex Volume 9
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In the Indian Himalaya
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New National Records were set in Speed Climbing on 15 mtr Climbing Wall during All India Sport climbing Competition at Chemchey, Sikkim on 08 September 2019:-
(a) Men Category
(b) Women Category
For the Climbing Season 2020 IMF has decided to give 50% discounts on handling charges to encourage the Foreign Climbers to climb peaks in Indian Himalaya. Details of Discounts on handling charges offered are attached for information.
IMF Everest-Massif Expedition-2020
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IMF Mountain Film Festival 2020
We are back with the Fourth edition of the IMF Mountain Film Festival, to be held at our campus in New Delhi on the 29th Feb & 01st of March 2019.
As you are aware, select adventure films and documentaries shot across India would be screened over the 2 days which would compete for the grand prize.
The filmmakers/team members would be personally there to introduce their films and answer questions from the audience.
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