Instructors

Here we list all the staff at BASCOOL. They include instructors, trek leaders, office staff, field staff etc. We might all be performing different roles at BASCOOL but, it is the love for nature and thirst for adventure that is binding us together.

Gokul Ramachandran - Founder & Lead Instructor

Gokul Ramachandran

Name : Gokul Ramachandran
Role(s) : Founder & Lead Instructor
Activities : Canyoneering, Caving, Trekking
Intro : Expert in splashing puddles, wannabe Tarzan, metal lover, part-time engineer, and a failed public speaker. When he is not splashing puddles he helps people realize their adventure dreams through canyoneering, caving, camping, trekking and just enjoying the outdoors…..

Sumit Pareek - Instructor Profile

Sumit Pareek

Name : Sumit Pareek
Role(s) : Explorer & Assistant Instructor
Activities : Canyoneering, Trekking
Intro : Technology freak, thrill seeker, wannabe entrepreneur who wants to make a difference. Just fell in love with rocks, ropes and metal. He loves canyoneering, trekking, photography, traveling…

Pravin Kumar - Lambda Falls, Nagalapuram, Andhra Pradesh

Pravin Kumar

Name : Pravin Kumar
Role(s) : Explorer & Assistant Instructor
Activities : Karate, Basketball, Athletics, Swimming, Parkour and Gymnastics, Canyoneering, Surfing, Calisthenics and Salsa.
Intro : A nature enthusiast who is always high on adrenaline. Also a fitness enthusiast who is happily addicted to water sports.
Branch/Station: Chennai

Praveen Deshmukh - On Summit - 13K ft

Praveen Deshmukh

Name : Praveen Deshmukh (Kaptaan)
Role(s) : Trek Lead
Activities : Trekking, Canyoneering.
Intro : Full time Ghumakad (Traveler & Trekker) and Part Time Technologist. I like trying out different cuisines. Food gives me a high like no other

Kausalya Trainer - Public Speaking

Kausalya Trainer

Name: Kausalya Devi (aka KD)
Role(s): Instructor (Team Building & Outbound Trainings )
Activities: Trekking, Traveling, Caving.
Intro: 

Vijay Nandani - Nagalapuram East

Vijay Nandani

Name: Vijay Nandani (VJ)
Role(s): Instructor
Activities: Trekking, Traveling, Caving.
Intro: 

Praveen Yadav Chief Transport Officer

Praveen Yadav

Name : Praveen Yadav
Role(s) : Chief Transport Officer
Activities :  Trekking, Driving
Intro :  He plans and executes all the travel needs for BASCOOL.