Jodhpur,Director General National Cadet Corps Lt Gen A Chakravarty flagged-in the NCC Girls Mountaineering expedition team here today. Mountaineering is one of the major adventure activities undertaken by NCC every year. This year NCC Girls cadet took part in a mountaineering expedition to Mount Rudugaira located at a height of 19091 Ft in Garhwal Himalayas (Uttarakhand).The team underwent extensive training in ice-craft, snow craft, and avalanche crevasse study before scaling the peak. They attempted the peak in two groups. The first group led by Col OK Pawar, expedition leader along with five cadets and four support staff. They scaled the peak on September 18, 2014 and the second team led by Lt Col A Thakur, Deputy Leader along with seven cadets and support staff braving icy winds and bad weather scaled the peak on September 19, 2014.
The girl cadets while interacting with the DG NCC recounted their maiden adventurous experience which has given tremendous boost to their confidence and strength to face challenges in future.