Arunachal Pradesh CM flags off all-women Mt Gorichen expedition

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu today flagged off an all-women Mt Gorichen expedition here. This will be the first all women team attempting to summit the second highest peak of the state, which is considered as a technical peak and only seasoned climbers can make it to the top (6,488 m).Anshu Jansempa, who climbed Mt Everest twice, will lead the team of ten members from states like Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh), Uttaranchal, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh with four support staff, an official release said. Appreciating the women expedition team for taking up the challenge, Khandu prayed for their safety and successful summit.

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