Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Our Daughters Our Pride - All Womens Expedition Team Climbs 2 Mountains in 2 Days

The all women mountaineering expedition team and Korean Expedition team, surmounted the Mt. Gorichen East (6222 mtr) and an unnamed virgin peak (6493M) respectively in Arunachal Himalayas.

On their return the expedition teams were received and felicitated by Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Rajesh Tacho, Secretary Sports Dani Sulu, Sports Authority of Arunachal Chairman Gora Makik, officers and officials both Sports and Youth Affairs Departments, principal of SLSA and AMASA president, among others.

Congratulating the team members, Tacho suggested them to promote such mountaineering activities within Arunachal Pradesh and identify new mountaineering and trekking routes.

He hoped their success would inspire other youths in the state towards mountaineering and other adventure sports.

The team was lead by Anshu Jamsenpa, also had a climber from Sikkim, Ms. Shanti Rai.

In pic: Ms. Shanti Rai
The Darjeeling Chronicle