Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, August 1
A tri-services all-women mountaineering expedition to Mount Manirang in Himachal Pradesh organised by the Air Force as a part of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mohotsav’ celebrations was flagged off on Saturday.
The staff of 15 mountaineers led by Wg Cdr Bhavana Mehra goals to scale the 21,625 toes excessive peak on August 15, in accordance to an IAF assertion.
Flagging off the staff, Air Marshal VPS Rana, Air Officer-in-Charge Administration at Air Headquarters, inspired them to obtain their intention and appreciated the efforts by the organisers to facilitate the expedition.
The different 14 members of the staff embrace Wg Cdr N Linyu, Wg Cdr Nirupama Pandey, Wg Cdr Lalita Mishra, Wg Cdr Vyomika Singh, Flt Lt Komal Pahuja, Lt Col Geetanjali Bhatt, Maj Saumya Shukla, Maj Veenu Mor, Maj Usha Kumari, Maj Rachna Hooda, Lt Cdr Nandini Damroy, Lt Cdr Sino Wilson, Lt Cdr Chham Kumari and Lt Cdr Renu Ramdurg.
Mount Manirang is positioned on the border of Kinnaur and Spiti districts of Himachal Pradesh. The Manirang Pass is positioned shut to the height and is among the early commerce routes between these two districts.