Major H.P.S. Ahluwalia is an Indian mountaineer. During his distinguished career of 45 years, he has made immense contributions in the fields of adventure, sports, environment, disability and social work. Following his advance training at the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling, he climbed extensively in Sikkim, Nepal and later he climbed the Mount Everest on 29 May 1965. During the 1965 Indo- Pak war, he suffered bullet injury which resulted in his confinement to a wheelchair.