Umesh Zirpe

Leader, Giripremi's Quest of 8000ers

Leader of Seven Successful 8000er meter Expeditions, Shri Shiv Chhatrapati Awardee, Senior Mountaineer & Motivational Speaker
Education : B.com, LL.B, D.T.L, D.C.P.L (Advocate), Profession : Tax Consultant

Mountaineering Expeditions Led :
2012 – Mt. Everest : 8 Members summitted the world’s tallest peak
2013 – Mt. Lhotse & Mt. Everest : 3 members summitted Mt. Everest & 1 member summited (Mt. Lhotse world’s fourth tallest peak)
2014 – Mt. Makalu : 1 member summitted the world’s fifth tallest peak
2016 – Mt. Cho Oyu : 2 Members summitted the world’s sixth tallest peak
2016 – Mt. Dhaulagiri : 1 Member summitted the world’s seventh tallest peak
2017 – Mt. Manaslu : 2 Members summitted the world’s eighth tallest peak
2019 – Mt. Kangchenjunga : 10 Members summitted the world’s third tallest peak
NOTABLE AWARDS
2014/15 – Maharashtra State Government’s Prestigious Shri Shiv Chhatrapati Award in Adventure Sports Category
2007 – State Level Girimitrra Giryarohan Purskar at Girimitra Sammelan
2012 – ABP Majha Gaurav Purskar
2012 – Pune Festival Award
2012 – Shree Kasba Ganapati Purskar
2012 – Pune Municipal Corporation Award
2013 – Krida Maharshi Haribhau Sane Purskar
2013 – Krida Maharshi B.P. Zawar Purskar
2013 – Giribhushan Samajshree Purskar
2013 – Virshaiva Ratna Purskar
2015 – Guru Mahatmya Purskar
2019 – Shivsamrajya Gaurav Purskar
2019 – Award of Exellence by Top Management Consortium foundation
KEY ROLES
Founder & Director, Guardian Giripremi Institute of Mountaineering (GGIM)
President- Akhil Maharashtra Giryarohan Mahasangh (AMGM)
Leader, Giripremi’s 8000er meters expedition
Founding Member- The 8000er Club
Founding Member & Secretary- Swaroopseva (NGO)
Secretary- Vision Sagarmatha
Secretary- Aarohak Mountaineering Club
Mentor- Mt. Everest and other 8000er meters expeditions
Tax Consultant and Entrepreneur
PUBLICATIONS
Gosht Eka Dhaysachi – Everest (Marathi) published in 2014
Joy of Mountaineering (Marathi & English) published in 2019
Parvatputra Sherpa (Marathi) published in 2019