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  • Rajesh Chandwani
    Women mountaineers scale peak Our Correspondent Kullu, July 19 Five women members of the Indian Mountaineering foundation women expedition have successfully
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 20, 2007
      Women mountaineers scale peak
      Our Correspondent

      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.
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