Founded in 1992 by a legendary mountaineer Col. Prem Chand (retd)-under
the Societies Act of India as a non- profit educational institution.
With many feathers in his cap Col. is a ground to earth person, a
man with a mission - A vision of education through adventure. Set in
the lap of the Himalayas HOAC offers training in a wide range of
adventure activities. Trains people of all ages on remote wilderness
expeditions, teaching technical outdoor skills, leadership, and
environmental ethics in some of the world’s wildest and most
What HOAC teaches cannot be learned in a
classroom or on a city street. It takes practice to learn outdoor
skills and time to develop leadership. The Himalayan wilderness
provides the ideal setting for this unique education. At HOAC we
offer you a great environment in the lap of nature, initiate and
further your interest in adventure and challenge to seek a new you.