Literally, the trek is, the high point of the Foundation Course. It is a memorable and a joyful journey. During the trek, the officer trainees go out into the Himalaya. The Academy makes all the basic arrangements like transport, boarding, lodging besides helpers and guides who are trained para-military force jawans. The teams are provided with lifesaving medicines, sleeping bag, rucksack, GPS/Compass equipment, VHF handsets and any other equipment of necessity. The District administration also provides the necessary support through block level/tehsil level officials. The faculty and doctors also visit the teams at various locations to guide and assist the Officer-Trainees during the trekking.
The trek has the following objectives: