Jonsang top

Gangtok, Sep 30: A joint mountaineering team of the Indian Army, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI), and civilians conquered the tough Jonsang top in Sikkim, a Defence authentic stated on Thursday.

The 7,462-metre-high peak in the Great Himalayan Region changed into summited best two times withinside the past, in 1930 and 2012, he stated.

The excursion group comprised 24 contributors, along with 4 civil mountaineers, of whom had been ladies climbers, and changed into led via way of means of Group Captain Jai Kishan, foremost of HMI, Darjeeling, the authentic stated in a statement.

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The group September 23 summited Mount Jonsang, that’s most of the maximum technically tough mountain peaks due to its approach, common avalanches, rock falls and treacherous terrain, he stated.

The organization additionally conquered the 7,264-metre Mt Domekhang top on September 22, the authentic stated.

The joint excursion changed into completed as a part of a couple of journey sports under the umbrella of Eastern Command Trans Theatre Adventure Activities (ECTTAA)-2022, Lt General Tarun Kumar Aich, General Officer Commanding (GOC), Trishakti Corps, interacted with the group contributors on the picturesque plateau of Dolma Sampa in North Sikkim, following the hit excursion.

Dr. Varuna and Tiyash Mukhopadhyay had been the 2 civilian ladies contributors of the excursion group, the authentic stated.