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NCC girls' team to scale 6,001-metre peak

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1.91K   //    21 May 2015, 19:42 IST
This is the first of a series of training and preparatory expeditions for the NCC Everest expedition

New Delhi, May 20 (IANS): An NCC girls expedition to the 6,001-metre-high Mount Deo-Tibba peak was flagged off from here by Director General Lt. Gen. A. Chakravarty on Wednesday.

This is the first of a series of training and preparatory expeditions for the NCC Everest expedition in 2016.

These cadets have been selected after extensive trials conducted at hubs all over the country followed by rigorous training at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling where cadets were trained in ice/rock craft survival skills and rescue.

The peak is located at the eastern end of the Pir Panjal range, North of Jagat Sukh village, the erstwhile capital of Kullu.

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