News & Events

  • Expedition to Mt Leo Pargyil I (6816 mt) & Mt Leo Pargyil II (6791 mt) during Jul-Aug 2018
  • Slide Show on the recent successful trek to Roopkund and Ronti Saddle by the junior members will be held on 14th July, Saturday at 6 pm at 2nd Floor, 128/1 Bidhan Sarani, Kolkata 700004. (Above United Bank of India at Shyambazar 5 point crossing)
  • South Calcutta Trekkers Association is going to organize it's 34th BASIC ROCK CLIMBING course at Susunia hills from 29 Nov to 02 Dec 2018 . Course fees Rs 2400. Online Registration will start soon. Please visit our website for online registration

What We Do

Adventure & Nature Study Camping

Camping in the wilderness is an excellent medium for interaction between man and nature. Adventure in natural... >   Read More

Expedition

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Rock Climbing

South Calcutta Trekkers Association has been organizing the Basic Rock Climbing Course every year since 1985... >   Read More

Trekking

The members of SCTA have participated in many trekking in the highlands of Himalayas... >   Read More

about us

Many years ago, George Mallory, one of the pioneers of modern-day mountaineering, was asked that what inspired him to keep returning to the Himalayas. Mallory gave a simple answer. He said, "Because it's there".

South Calcutta Trekkers Association, a tiny initiative of a group of friends, started walking on the same terrain roughly from the year 1983. Today, when we look back at those footprints left on the face of time, Mallory's words and the question that he was asked become very important for us. In all our modest activities of climbing peaks, trekking in the mountains, camping in the jungles, we have always felt an irresistible urge to come back. We have felt it almost as a compulsion, as an intoxicant, as the point of fulfillment of our lives. And in all these years, many more have joined us. Young minds with fresh enthusiasm have got involved in this endless voyage, in this carnival of joy, sorrow and unrestrained vigor.

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