Mandip Singh Soin (b 9 March 1957) is a prominent Indian mountaineer, explorer, adventure travel expert, environmentalist, motivational speaker and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. He has been actively involved in adventure sports since he was 16 years old. His mountaineering ascents and explorations include many Indian ‘firsts’ like the first Indian ascent of Mount Meru in 1986 in the Himalayas as well as the first Indian ascents in the French and Swiss Alps, Italian Dolomites, Wales and Scotland.