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IAF ALL Women Cycling Expedition Team “Kshitij-Se-Pare” Flagged Off


New Delhi,The Indian Air Force flagged off an all women cycle expedition from Air Force Station Pathankot, today. The team led by Wing Commander Bhavna Mehra, consists of nine women officers from the Indian Air Force. The expedition from Pathankot to Leh covering a total distance of 1500 kms through one of the most treacherous terrain, at altitudes above 12000 ft with temperatures falling below freezing point and unpredicatble weather conditions would provide an opportunity for these women officers to nurture a spirit of adventure and camaraderie. The expedition planned to be completed in 29 days is divided into three segments, where the first two segments will be for acclimatisation and the third segment would involve a high altitude cycling climb.

‘Kshitij-Se-Pare’ expedition will bring out the passion for adventure, will, strength and is a tribute to the very essence of indomitable Air Force spirit. The expedition was flagged off by Air Commodore Ashok Shiragannavar, Air Officer Commanding, air Force station Pathankot