In February 2010 blizzards and avalanches killed 17 soldiers near the famous ski resort of Gulmarg where the Indian army's elite high altitude warfare school
is also located.
Always inclined towards sports, his joining a voluntary course in mountaineering at High Altitude Warfare School
(HAWS), Gulmarg, proved to be the catalyst for future glory.
They will get to go to institutions like the Commando school in Belgaum, High Altitude warfare School
in Gulmarg, the Armoured Corps Centre at Ahmednagar and Artillery Centre in Deolali, besides seeing the life of the army personnel in their regiments in Srinagar and the deserts of Rajasthan.
The avalanche hit the army's High Altitude Warfare School
in Kashmir at about 11am and swept away the soldiers during a training session.
Personnel of the Indian Armys High Altitude Warfare School
were trapped in an avalanche at Khilanmarg Mountain in Gulbarg area of the district, KMS reported.
The avalanche hit the Indian army s High Altitude Warfare School
in northwest Kashmir, a rugged area at an altitude of 2,730 meters (9,000 feet) near a military line that divides the Himalayan region between India and Pakistan.
Address : High Altitude Warfare School
Pin 900448 C/O 56 Apo
Prior to the expedition, the Tajik team undergone a special mountaineering training for 03 weeks at High Altitude Warfare School
at Sonamarg in Jammu and Kashmir to hone their skills in the field of mountaineering.
Gulmarg, May 24 (ANI): A museum has been set up inside the High Altitude Warfare School (HAWS) in Gulmarg to display old and modern warfare equipment and gears used by the Indian Army during high altitude warfare or by mountaineers during expeditions.
The High Altitude Warfare School housing Kanchenjunga Museum draws young breed of soldiers, who are eager to see the equipments used by Indian army in high altitude warfare including Siachen Glacier, the world's highest battlefield in the earlier days.
Address : Commandant High Altitude Warfare School
C/O 56 Apo