Indian Army’s maiden Makalu expedition reaches base camp


A team of army personnel today reached the base camp of Mt Makalu in Sankhuwasabha district to begin the Indian Army’s maiden expedition to the 8,485-metre peak.

According to Mingma Sherpa, chairman at Seven Summit Treks, a 15-member team led by Manoj Joshi is attempting to climb the world’s fifth highest mountain this spring season. “The team is now at the base camp and it will start acclimatisation rotations in a day or two,” Sherpa, whose company locally handles the Indian Army expedition, shared.

“This is the first Indian Army Mountaineering Expedition to Mt Makalu comprising five officers, two junior commissioned officers and 11 other ranks Read More

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