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Army mountaineering expedition flagged off

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

The has flagged off a mountaineering expedition from Military Station here to in eastern

Commanding, White Knight Corps, flagged off the team comprising two officers, two Junior Commissioned Officers and 14 other ranks led by yesterday, a said today.

He said the team would undertake the daunting task of summiting Mount Mentok Kangri, located at an altitude of 21,000 feet.

The summit is considered to be a challenging mountaineering expedition in trekkers ' circle and the team is well prepared and motivated for the expedition, the said.

He said the team has undergone a training of two weeks to hone up their mountaineering skills and is confident of scaling Mentok Kangri.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 15:20 IST