Girimitra Sammelan 2018

14 and 15 July 2018
Saturday and Sunday

Maharashtra Seva Sangh
Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Mulund (West), Mumbai 400080.

Phone: +91-22-25681631

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 Girimitra 2018 Brochure

Being organized since the year 2001, Girimitra Sammelan has been attended by world-class Mountaineers, Climbers and other eminent personalities, not only from India but from other parts of the world too including New Zealand, Switzerland, Austria, Nepal and so on. The event is attended enthusiastically by about a thousand adventure lovers. The sessions consist of award presentation, discussions/interviews, film shows, photo exhibition and so on.

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Girimitra Section presents INSTUCEN Trust's Certificate Course in Forts & Fortifications, a 20-lecture curriculum series, every Tuesday for 2 hours. Please visit this page to view details of the course, fees and contact information

Competition Results Announcement - Results of the various competitions have been declared, click here to view the results page.

Online Booking Closed - As of 5-July-2018, donor passes are no longer available through online booking facility. You may try calling Prasad Joshi (Pune) (+91-9923317233) or Prasad Joshi (Mumbai) (+91-9920806699) to find out availablity of offline passes.

Attention Offline Donor Pass Holders - You are requested to fill up this very short form that will act as 'online check-in' for you. Please fill up the form for each donor pass. Those who have done online booking, they don't need to do anything!

Girimitra Sammelan hosts competitions such as, Audio Visual Competition, Trekkers Blog Competition. For further details, please visit the Competitions Page.

As usual, this year's Girimitra Sammelan would host a Photography Competition. For further details, please visit the Competitions Page.

We, at Girimitra Sammelan, wish to Appeal for Information to be included in the presentation based on the main theme. Contact us to provide any information you feel is important. Note that the details are available in Marathi only. View the details below:

  • Appeal 1

    Scope and Opportunities for Business in Mountaineering

  • Appeal 2

    Contribution of Mountaineers in Rescue Operations

  • Appeal 3

    Literature and Publications in Mountaineering Field

  • Appeal 4

    Students' Mountaineering

  • Appeal 5

    Sports Climbing

Honorable Guests, Girimitra Sammelan 2018

Wg. Cdr. Devidutta Panda

President - Wg. Cdr. Devidutta Panda (India)

Vice Principal, Himalayan Institute of Mountaineering, Darjeeling, Successfully scaled 14 peaks around the globe, including Mt Everest.

Mingma Sherpa

Chief Guest - Mingma Sherpa (Nepal)

1st Nepali Sherpa to have successfully scaled all the fourteen 8000 + mtr. peaks.

Kami Rita Sherpa

Special Guest - Kami Rita Sherpa (Nepal)

World record holder Sherpa, who climbed Mt. Everest 22 times. Latest climb was in May 2018.

Khoo Swee Chiow

Honorable Guest - Khoo Swee Chiow (Singapore)

Successfully climbed K2 and Mt. Everest (3 times), Cycled from Singapore to Beijing (8000 km in 73 Days), Successfully swimming the Straits of Malacca, Guinness World Record of the 'Longest Scuba Submergence' (220 hours), Successfully completed "The Adventure Grand Slam" (visiting the South Pole, the North Pole and Seven Summits).

Click here to view information about Ms. Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner, Chief Guest, Girimitra Sammelan 2017

Glimpses of Girimitra Sammelan 2017  (View all photos here)

  • Photo 1

    Opening address by Mr. Mukesh Maiseri

  • Photo 2

    Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner being interviewed by Mr. Harish Kapadia

  • Photo 3

    Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner's presentation

  • Photo 4

    Girimitra Sammelan audience

  • Photo 5

    Girimitra Sammelan audience

  • Photo 6

    Girimitra Sammelan Volunteers

  Girimitra Awards

In the words of revered Mountaineer Mr. Sharad Owalekar the award is more of an appreciation from my mountaineer friends than just an award. Felicitation of a mountaineer by mountaineers!.



Various competitions such as photography, audio-visual and so on, are held every year. View important details like Entry Form, Rules and Regulations, Last Date, contact information, etc.


  Media Gallery

Links showing images, videos, blog entries displaying Girimitra Sammelan being mentioned by print media, social media and others. Be prepared for a visual treat and lot of information.