Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, September 2
Twelve members of an Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP) crew have efficiently scaled the 22,222 ft Leo Pargil peak in Lahaul Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh.
Out of 16 members that shaped the crew from the ITBP Sector Headquarters, Shimla, 12 reached the highest, learn an announcement from the ITBP.
This is the primary such expedition within the occasions of Covid-19 pandemic.
The expedition was led by Deputy Commandant Kuldeep Singh. Deputy Commandant Dharmendra was the second-in-command.
Head Constable Pradeep Negi, who was additionally part of the expedition, climbed the height for the second time.
A local of Chhitkul, the final border village in Kinnaur, Negi has additionally scaled the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest, twice.
The crew members took the required coaching and did the required acclimatisation regardless of limitations because of the corona disaster, learn the assertion.
The Leo Pargil peak is taken into account one of many hardest and technically most tough to climb as climbers should take care of low oxygen stage, excessive chilly and excessive altitude sicknesses.
The ITBP is taken into account as one of many fittest and hardest drive because it has been working in extraordinarily chilly and excessive altitude terrain.
The drive is credited with 213 profitable mountaineering expeditions since its elevating, a document.