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ABOUT HOST : Ajay Bhatt

  • Ajay Bhatt is a native of Joshimath in Garhwal Himalayas. He is a mountaineer in every sense of the word and most of all a kind human being. He is more 'at home' in the mountains than in the office. Behind the cool exterior lies a treasure trove of knowledge gathered over years of wandering in the Himalayas. His qualifications include Basic, Advance & MOI (Method of Instruction) in Skiing. He has been the national champion for the year 1998 and 2000 in alpine skiing and so many silver and bronze. His zeal and enthusiasm lie in trying to making a real positive impact in the society he lives in and imparting education to the locals in preserving and raising awareness of the environment. He also runs his own business in mountaineering & adventure sports, viz. Himalayan Snow Runner, based in Joshimath.

    OBJECTIVES AND IDEOLOGIES

  • To be the best adventure trip provider in the Himalayan Region of Uttarakhand, India by adopting ecologically sensitive approach to tourism.
  • Actively engage in bringing-up the skill-sets of local children and youth � particularly in the skiing and mountaineering activities (which is a key opportunity in this region).
  • Coach and train young athletes in skiing and snowboarding to help them achieve their potential and prepare them to participate in competitive events at national and international levels.
  • Create a positive impact in the society I live by spreading awareness about environmental conservation, awareness about natural disasters, educate locals on preservation of natural resources, training locals on rescue operations, helping the youth in exploring work opportunities in varied fields, supporting education for kids and healthcare for families and elders
  • Service with impeccable quality and smile, though the home stay "Himalayan Abode". Committed to offer the guests, from all over the world, a truly rich experience of Indian hospitality "Guests are personification of God".

EXPERTISE AND SKILLS

  • Over 12 years of experience as:
  • Expert ski champion
  • Expert snow-boarding champion
  • Experienced mountaineer

Other skills:

  • Avid photographer
  • Experienced host of luxury home stay, consistently ranked as No 1 property by TripAdvisor

CURRENT POST

  • National Coach for India�s Junior and Sub-junior skiing team � position conferred by Winter Games Federation of India (WGFI).
  • Coach for India�s team of young athletes participating in Dream Program 2014, Korea in January 2014.

PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Skiing coach at GMVN [ Govt.of Uttaranchal] for 10 years from 2001 to 2010.
  • Skiing coach for Nepal and Bhutan ski team for event held in Auli in the year 2009.
  • Event Management services at Sochi Paralympic Games 2014, Russia.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Secured A Grade in snow skiing basic course (Year 1995, Auli, Uttarakhand, India).
  • Secured A Grade in snow skiing intermediate course (Year 1998, Auli, Uttarakhand, India).
  • Secured A Grade in snow skiing advance course (Year 2000, Auli, Uttarakhand, India).
  • Secured A Grade in water sports basic course (Year 2002, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India).
  • Successfully completed basic mountaineering training course (Year 1997, Auli, Uttarakhand, India)

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

  • Successful participation in National Winter Games Championship (Year 1993, Auli, Uttarakhand, India).
  • Secured 3rd position in Winter Games Open Skiing Championship (Year 1996, Auli, Uttarakhand, India).
  • Successful participation in 8th National Winter Games Championship (Year 1996, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India).
  • Secured 1st position in National Open Skiing Championship (Year 1998, Auli, Uttarakhand, India).
  • Successful participation in Indian Olympic Association First Nation Winter Games (Year 1998, Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir, India).
  • Secured 1st position in Winter Sports Championship (Year 1999, Auli, Uttarakhand, India).
  • Successful participation in Himanchal Skiing Cup (Year 1999, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India).
  • Successful participation in Indian Olympic Association 3rd National Winter Games (Year 2003, Auli, Uttarakhand, India).
  • Successful participation in Indian Olympic Association 4th National Winter Games (Year 2004, Auli, Uttarakhand, India).
  • Technical Member for 1st South Asian Winter Game 2011.
  • Secured 2nd position in winter Ski Championship (Year 2012, Auli, Uttarakhand, India).
  • Technical Member for National Winter Ski Championship (Year 2013, Auli, Uttarakhand, India).
  • Won Best Photographer Award in Nature Category in year 2011.
  • Won Best Photographer Award in Wild life category in year 2013.
  • �Himalayan Abode Home Stay� a luxury home stay at Joshimath owned by Ajay Bhatt is consistently ranked as No 1 property in Joshimath by TripAdvisor
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