Women mountaineers scale peak
- Women mountaineers scale peak
Kullu, July 19
Five women members of the Indian Mountaineering foundation women
expedition have successfully scaled the 6,517 meter high MULKILA-4,
the highest peak in the mountains of Lahaul, on July 14.
This was stated by Deepu Sharma, leader of the expedition. She said
the names of the team-members were Rinchen, Parineeta Chauhan, Kusum,
Aiyingbi, Pushpa, Nabneeta, Neeta and Bidya, and among them the
climbers who made it to the top are Rinchen, Parineeta Chauhan,
Neeta, Kusum and Bidya.
The expedition was sponsored by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation,
Delhi, an apex body in the field of adventure sports. It was earlier
flagged off by Rita Gombu, a veteran woman mountaineer from the
premises of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation on June 28.
Briefing details she said, the team reached Manali on June 29 and
they were flagged off on June 30 by Col. H.S. Chauhan, director,
Directorate of Mountaineering and Allied Sports, Manali, and vice-
president, Indian Mountaineering Foundation.