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Tuesday 27 June 2017
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NCC Girls set to scale Mt Ladakhi Peak

To imbibe the qualities of courage, comradeship, discipline, leadership and a spirit of adventure, 25 NCC Girls are set to scale Mt Ladakhi (5345m) in Kullu district.

The NCC Girls Expedition to Mt Ladakhi was flagged-off by Director General, National Cadets Corps (NCC) Lt Gen Vinod Vashisht from HQ DG NCC, New Delhi on 19 May 2017.

Col Shamsher Singh and Wg Cdr Sendhil Kumar leading the team. The expedition will be going to Mt Ladakhi Peak (5345m) in general area Beas Kund ahead of Manali, Himachal Pradesh and will be training at Solang under guidance of ABVIMAS, Manali, Himachal Pradesh.

Mt Ladakhi is a snow clad peak perched at an altitude of 5345m in the Pir Panjal ranges in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. The merger of Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar ranges which enhances the beauty of the Beas Kund basin is in the near vicinity.

Ladakhi Peak is technically a challenging peak which would require all the mountaineering skill and expertise for a successful attempt. Pre expedition preparation like use of mountaineering equipment and walking on snow and ice is a must for success of the expedition.



Rahul Bhandari is Editor of TheNewsHimachal and has been part of the digital world for last eight years.