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IAF mountaineering team achieves 'Seven Summit' goal

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

adventure team has achieved the goal of climbing the highest mountains in seven continents of the world.

The team was successful in implanting the tricolour and the flag on in Africa, in Antarctica, in Australia,

in Eurasia, in North America, in Pacific, in

These peaks were scaled by a five member team led by RC Tripathi is the first organisation in to achieve this unique feat.

The has promoted adventure activities among its personnel. In 2011, a women's expedition scaled successfully and in 2017 a joint IAF-BSF women camel expedition covered 1386 Km distance along western border in 47 days. is also committed to the cause of environment and in Sep this year, expedition to Mt Stok Kangri, restored the environment at base camp.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 14:40 IST
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