Hiking and Trekking Club

Faculty Advisors: Dr. Dericks Shukla , Dr. Bhakti Joshi

For an IIT in the lap of Himalayas, a full-fledged Hiking and Trekking club caters to the spirit of adventure that resides in the students of IIT Mandi. Himachal Pradesh is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Places like Prashar, Rewalsar, Kamand, Manikaran etc. are ideal for hiking. Nature truly signifies its beauty in these set of mountains where our institute is situated. With the Director himself having keen interest in hiking, the club arranges trips on regular basis for its members to various places. Hiking and Tracking club of IIT Mandi is the single largest club at IIT Mandi. Students, Staffs and Faculties are the members of this club. More than 234 members registered in this club during 2012-2014. During the period of 1st April, 2012 to 31st March, 2014 the club had carried out one 5 days and many full-day or half-day long hiking and trekking activities. The members tracked to Beas Kund, Prashar lake, Naina Devi Temple, Shikari Devi Temple Bijli Mahadev and to the hill tops adjoining to the South campus.