Guwahati: Amidst this pandemic, Assam Mountaineering Association had organized a winter expedition in Ladakh where 7 members took part. The team was headed by Manash Barooah.
Two peaks were selected for the expedition MT. Pologonka (6370m) & Unnamed virgin peak (6240m) were attempted during the expedition and on the 23rd of October 2020.
4 members reached the summit of the unnamed peak at around 11:05 am flew the association flag along with the ‘Asomiya Gamusa’.
The names of the summiters are Manash Barooah, Jayanta Nath, Bhaskar Baruah and Shekhar Bordoloi.
The team is safe and sound and had reached base camp at around 1:00 pm, a press release stated.