Adventure Activities

The Corps of EME has always been carrying the lead baton in the field of adventure sports. Over the years our soldier craftsmen have earned laurels in every field of adventure sports. Tremendous impetus has been given to activities like mountaineering, Sailing, Sky-diving, hot-air ballooning, para-sailing, hang-gliding, skiing, rafting, canoeing and exploration in the Antarctica to name a few. 

It was Major HPS Ahluwalia who first brought glory to the EME and to the Army by Scaling Mount Everest on 29th May 1965. He is decorated with PADMA SHRI and also the ARJUNA AWARD. 

EME has been actively participating in various ANTARCTICA EXPEDITIONS since 1983-84. It has been awarded FOUR SENA MEDALS, TWO VISHISHT SEVA MEDALS AND FIVE CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF COMMENDATION CARDS. A glorious chapter in the history of the Corps and the Army was written on 17 Jan 1989 when JK Bajaj reached the bottom of the earth, the geographical South Pole, after covering 1250 km across the Antarctica in 50 days with an Internationals team. He is the first and only Indian and Asian to set foot on the South Pole and has been elected a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and the Explorer Club, USA to honour his achievement.

The Corps has been contributing sports persons for the national teams like sailing, rowing, hockey, wrestling and weightlifting. In the Common Wealth Games-2010 Hav VS Rao won Bronze medal in weightlifting in 56Kg category and Hav Sunil Kumar was won Bronze medal in wrestling in 66Kg Greco-Roman category.