XLRI students learn leadership lessons at Everest Base Camp

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    Jamshedpur : The budding managers of XLRI School of Business and Human Resource are gripped with adventure activities these days.

    A team of students from the top B-schools including XLRI and headed by Prateek Mohan, a member of the XLRI Adventure and Nature Club decided to set upon a journey, the National Management Institutes Everest Base Camp Leadership Expedition.

    The trek is being organised in multiple batches of 10-25 students till the end of May17. The first batch completed the trek on March 4. The journey started at Lukla, 2,800 meters above sea level scaling up to the Base Camp at 5,364 meters.

    Each year, Everest Base Camp is trekked by 35,000 people, most of whom are first time trekkers. The trek has become an achievable goal for people from all walks of life and is an amalgamation of spectacular scenery, cultural interaction and physical challenges. The personal sense of achievement makes this trek on of the most unforgettable experiences.

    Sushruth Yelchur, a student of the 2015-2017 batch of XLRI said:“This is the first time I attempted such a difficult trek and it was extremely fulfilling.”

    The XLRI Adventure and Nature Club (XLANC) is one of the most active clubs on campus providing students with the much needed adrenaline rush to cope with their heavy academic schedule.

    The club provides the students with activities like Rifle Shooting, Horse riding, Wall climbing and treks to the nearby Dalma hills where students can relax away from the hustle bustle of the college in the cozy comfort of Mother Nature.

    In addition to that, Star gazing nights are also organized where students can marvel at the beauty of the heavens. The club aims to keep the students sane and healthy to pursue excellence in every sphere for a healthy body and a productive mind.

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