34th Basic Rock Climbing Course

To instill the spirit of adventure and to train those who are willing, South Calcutta Trekkers Association has been organizing the Basic Rock Climbing Course every year during the winter months since 1985.

These courses are usually held in the Susunia Hills of Bankura district or in the Mathaburu Hills of Purulia district in West Bengal. The age group of the participants is between 18-35 years. Generally the trainees along with the instructors reach the rock-climbing spots after an eight hour night journey by train from Kolkata. The 25-30 trainees are divided into 4-5 groups with one instructor and one co-instructor for each group.

The 4 day course introduces the trainees to the arena of rock climbing which includes basic principles of rock-climbing, holds, use of ropes and knots, crack climbing, belaying, anchoring, methods of rappelling along with different gradation of free-hand climbing. Many take to mountaineering in later times after going through the Basic Rock Climbing course from our organization.

Applicants are requested to go through the Joining Instruction thoroughly. For any doubt / query, call us or send mail to scta83@gmail.com.

Form Submission Options

  • Online: Click on the "Submit Online Form" Link below and fill up your details online and submit the form. You need to take a print out of the pdf version of application form and submit at the time of joining.
  • Offline: Click on the "Download Application Form" and download the PDF. Print the PDF, fill up your details and submit to the club.

Important Note!

We regret to inform that all seats of 2018 course are full. However, interested candidate can still apply to register for Waiting List (No advance payment is required). Confirmation of waitlisted candidates is subject to cancellation of earlier applications.

2018 Course details

The team will leave Kolkata on 28th November 2018 (Wednesday) night and will return on 3rd December 2018 (Monday) early morning by Chakradharpur-Howrah Passenger.

Date: 29th Nov - 02 Dec 2018

Field of training: Susunia Hills

Course Fee: Rs. 2400

Age Limit: 15-35 Years

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Application Form: Click Here

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Contact Persons

Sayantan Dutta | 9433645889

Koushik Das | 9748413725

Rajsekhar Maity | 9874623808

Bank Information

Beneficiary Name : South Calcutta Trekkers Association

Bank Name : Allahabad Bank, Branch: Chakraberia

A/c No: 20083133820 , A/c Type: Savings

IFSC Code: ALLA0210325