Col K.Kataria, SM
Col K.Kataria is an Infantry officer, who served the Indian Army for twenty years in a variety of functions and roles. He has successfully lead and motivated teams in hostile environment. He is a trained and certified Psychologist by the (Defence Institute of psychological research, New Delhi). He is a qualified human behavior analyst and evaluator of personality profile. He has expertise in assessing the suitability of an individual in leadership role and has assessed over 3000 candidates seeking such role in Armed forces. As trainer at the Indian Military Academy, he has nurtured potential youth to become effective team member and groomed them to lead teams in adverse conditions.
He is an outbound facilitator and conducted outbound team building programme for corporate sector, schools, colleges and communities. His clients have been TATA MOTORS, INDIGO AIRLINES, ERICSSON INDIA, AIMS, ONGC, MINDA GROUP, DECATHLON, COMPUCOM so on. He is empanelled as an Assessor (Behavior Assessment) with KPMG Assessment Development Centers and conducted more than 150 Assessment Centers for national and international clients. He has assessed senior management employees of INDIAN OIL CORPORATION, HAL, JINDAL,VEDANTA, NTPC, DEWA (DUBAI) so on.
Col K. Kataria is a MBA (HR) and hold a degree of Masters in Psychology. He is a certified and trained assessor/counselor from DIPR and Psychometric Testing, IP University Delhi . He did his certified course in Training and Development from MDI, Gurgaon.
Col Kataria was bestowed with the SENA MEDAL for gallant act. He is a keen sports - person.
Jasveer is a hard-core adventure enthusiast and has diverse experience in outbound training, adventure and mountain climbing/tracks. He has certification courses in various fields like Advanced High Altitude Mountaineering from Nepal Mountaineering Association, Fall Arrest & Fall Arrest Rescue Program and Basic Rope Access & Rescue Program – by Gravity Training, South Africa
He has over 10 years of experience and has conducted outbound training programs for various corporate houses like Maruti, Tata motors, Mahindra& Mahindra, Asian Paints, Nokia, Vodafone, Wipro Technologies, Indus Towers, Honda group so on.
B D Negi
Mr. Negi is a hard-core adventure enthusiast and has diverse experience in wildlife tours and mountain climbing. He served as trip organizer for corporate houses, international and domestic schools for years. His operational dedication and expertise always ensures a safe and high quality trips across the country. In addition to his organizational responsibilities, Negi often leads adventure trips as a tour leader and trip director. He is also certified in first aid and CPR form the National Outdoor Leadership School, USA. He is fluent in English and Hindi and also has a working knowledge of German. He has spent more than 08 years in the adventure field and has led various schools, families, individual and bigger groups in different adventure companies in India. Mr. Negi has personally trip lead the following corporate houses, international and domestic schools in various part of the country. As a corporate Trip Leader/Facilitator: Airtel, Wipro, Benetton,Bentley, B T India, GSK, KPMG, Evalue serve, ABC Consultancy, Samsung Noida . As a Student group Trip Leader handled school like Singapore International School group in Dharamsala, Tangling Trust School, Singapore, Hong Kong International School, American Embassy School, Delhi, Pathways World School – Gurgaon, German Embassy School – Delhi.
Parveen is a qualified Mountaineer and certified by Himalaya Institute of Mountaineering ( HMI). He is one of the pioneers of outdoor education and has participated in several outdoor programs. He has more than 14 years of experience in managing adventure camps, conducted team building activities and has immense expertise in setting up of Adventure activities.
As a professional he worked with some of the leading adventure companies .He has handled and managed numerous trips of leading schools and corporate groups in all parts of India. His operational dedication and expertise always ensures a safe and high- quality outbound programs across the country.
Virender Singh (Support Instructors/Trainers) is a hard core adventure person. He is born and brought up in the Lap of Himalayas. He is a qualified Mountaineer as well as a skier. He has done Search and Rescue Courses along with Alpine Mountaineering Course. He is certified in First Aid and CPR. He is also working as a Liaison Officer in Indian Mountaineering Federation - IMF. He has climbed several peaks above 7000 mtsheight. He is the youngest Indian to climb Inderasan Peak – one of the most technical peaks of PirPanjal Range.
As a professional he worked with some of the leading adventure companies like I Discover I, Yureka and Inme. Handled and trip leaded many school as well corporate groups in all part of India. His operational dedication and expertise always ensures a safe and high- quality trips across the country.
He is a One of the pioneers of outdoor education in India; Thakur himself has participated in several outdoor programs in India. With a background in behavioral sciences and his interest in adventure and outdoors, he has been active in this field of adventure-based learning for over 10 years. He worked with Some Leading Adventure Companies in India. Thakur is passionate about working with young people to help them discover and achieve their potential. He is also a qualified Mountaineer and is certified in First aid and CPR.
He is one of our senior most trip leaders, associated with Himalayan Vagabond Adventures since the inception. He is an adventure lover and has spent most of his time in outdoors since his early school days. Now he is a qualified mountaineer and had leaded so many school as well as corporate groups in the Western Himalaya.
He is a real mountain man. He born and grew in the lap of Himalaya. He is a qualified Mountaineer and a skier. He has done numerous amounts of treks and peak climbing as well as expeditions in different part of Western Himalaya especially in Manali, Dharamsala, Ladakh, Spiti and Uttarakhand. Treks and expeditions routes are at his finger tips. He is into this profession for more than 10 years. He also works as an visiting instructor for AtalBihari Bajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports.