The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) was founded on in 1954. Within no time HMI became the centre of excellence in the field of mountaineering. Darjeeling (West Bengal), being the home town of Tenzing Norgay and one of the most beautiful places in Himalaya, was selected as the location of the Institute.
BMC Course Fee: INR 15,400
Approx Waiting Time: 1 – 1.5 years
Next course with seat availability: May 2020 for Women & March 2021 for Men
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National Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports
Spread over an area of 52 acres, NIMAS is located in Dirang (Arunachal Pradesh). Situated on a hill which is at a height of somewhere between 6000-7000 feet, the institute overlooks the town of Dirang and the Sela Pass and boasts of wonderful scenery all around.
Update: As you can see from tweet above, the Firefox Reality app is directly available on Oculus AppStore now and you do not need the sideloading anymore, however if you still want to play around with latest version of Reality, here are basic steps. Few of the steps mentioned below are described in detail at Firefox Reality’s Sideload github wiki.
Click on ‘Firefox Reality for Android – Build – Master update’
Click on ‘Run Artifacts’ tabs
Click on ‘public/FirefoxReality-oculusvr-release-signed-aligned.apk’ to download APK
Steps for sideloading:
Start Oculus Go
Connect Oculus App on mobile with Oculus Go
Turn on Developer Mode from Oculus App
Connect Oculus Go with laptop via USB cable & make sure its appearing in list of devices shows for ‘adb devices’
‘adb install /path/to/your.apk’
Look into ‘Oculus Go’, go to Libary -> Unkown Sources -> Click on firefox-reality & boom! You are done!:-D
Your Oculus Go is connected to someone else’s account? – If you want to connect it with your account now, then you will have to factory reset this device by following these steps –
Turn off the Oculus go by pressing the power key (look in the display where it shows you the confirmation for shutting it down)
Turn on by pressing Power button & Volume – button together & follow steps to factory reset.
The Oculus Go is not able to recognise the controller? – You can go to Settings tab of Oculus app on mobile & find currently linked controller with your connected Oculus Go’s information. Just Unpair it and use ‘+ Pair New Controller’ option.