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Tata adventure wing’s winter leadership expedition

The program will organise six treks for as many batches of trekkers during January and February
The first three of those will be Darwa-Dodital treks to be conducted this month, beginning on January 9 while the next three are scheduled for Dayara Top next month, the first of the series beginning on February 2

Achintya Ganguly   |   Ranchi   |   Published 05.01.21, 02:57 AM

The Tata Steel Adventure Foundation (TSAF) has announced its winter leadership expedition programme during January and February.

It will organise six treks for as many batches of trekkers during these two winter months — three each to Darwa Top (13,500 feet) and Dayara Top (12,500 feet) in Uttarakhand and each trek will be of one week duration, informed a release issued by TSAF on Monday.

The first three of those will be Darwa-Dodital treks to be conducted this month, beginning on January 9 while the next three are scheduled for Dayara Top next month, the first of the series beginning on February 2.

“Participants can expect snow during these treks which increases the beauty of the mountains and makes it an unforgettable experience,” the TSAF release informed the trekkers of a possible bonus.

It further assured that TSAF followed all standard safety practices to minimise Covid risks during it expeditions, adding those included small closed grouping, maintaining social distancing, sanitising equipments and tents and above all a Covid-19 test as part of a pre-check.

The organisation recently conducted one such expedition with no record of any infection, the release assured and added that they have an expert team of guides for conducting those treks.

In case of any query the participants have been advised to contact TSAF either through its official website or its social media handle on Instagram.

India’s first woman Everester and Padma Bhushan awardee Bachendri Pal was associated TSAF since its inception in the mid-80s and functioned as its director during her association lasting for three and a half decades.

She trained many adventure enthusiasts at TSAF and also successfully led many expeditions under its banner during the period.

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