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TOPIC: Mt. Thingchinkhang expedition in Sikkim

Mt. Thingchinkhang expedition in Sikkim 7 years, 5 months ago #224

According to a post on SikkimNow.blogpost.in, on Oct. 15, the 12-member team of mountaineers have opened the route to camp II at an altitude of 5510 mtrs. to Mt. Thingchinkhang 6010 mtrs. after eight days of recce and load ferry from their base camp at Lamuney at 4310mtrs.

This expedition to one of the notified climbing peaks by the state government is jointly organised by Himapathik and North Bengal Explorers’ Club based in Siliguri with the approval of Indian Mountaineering Foundation and the Government of Sikkim and had started from Yuksam on 29 September. The expedition was flagged off by TAAS president, Satish Bardewa at Yuksam where local people had also gathered to offer their good wishes to the expedition team

The team is led by Asit Kr. Paul who has ten expeditions to his climbing credit and six peaks under his leadership namely Mt. Gorichen II (6488m) & Mt. Gorichen East (6422m), Mt. Matri (6721m), Mt. Tharkot (6099m), Mt. Indrasan (6221m), Mt. Deotibba (6001m).
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