Rising Star Corps successfully undertakes Trekking Expedition to “Pin Parvati Pass” in Himachal Pradesh
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JAMMU: Indian Army continues it’s rich traditions of excellence in field of adventure. 16 Punjab (Patiala) of Rising Star Corps executed an extremely difficult and strenuous High Altitude Trekking Expedition from Mud to Manikaran via Pin Parvati Pass, covering a distance of 162 Km in rugged terrain with treacherous heights ranging from 2500m to 5400m. The expedition comprised of 11 members from Rising Star Corps of Indian Army and was led by Capt Manjit Gill of 16 Punjab. The expedition started from Mud in Lahaul Spit district and culminated at Manikaran in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. The expedition was Flagged In by Lt Gen Pushpendra Singh, GOC Rising Star Corps at Yol. The Corps Commander, complimented the Team for accomplishing such a tremendous feat.
The expedition was launched in celebration of 75 glorious years of Independence, to pay homage to the fallen heroes, promoting the spirit of adventure among the troops and develop a close connect with locals through adventure activity. The expedition involved multiple challenges wherein the team members had to face inclement weather conditions and numerous water bodies which demanded high standards of physical and mental robustness. The team also interacted with the youth in the region and motivated them to join the Indian Army.