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Mount Nun and Mount Kun: Dagger Division Expedition Team Ready to conquer

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Srinagar: The human spirit is fueled by adventure, which propels us to explore the unknown, push our boundaries and welcome new experiences. To embody the spirit of adventure a mountaineering expedition is being conducted by Indian Army’s Dagger Division in Jul-Aug to Mount Nun and Mount Kun in the icy heights of Kargil. The expedition will also mark the celebrations of the Kargil Vijay Diwas.

After an intensive two-month-long training, a highly skilled team of seasoned climbers from the Dagger Division is now poised to embark on an extraordinary expedition to Mount Nun and Mount Kun.

Mount Nun and Mount Kun, located in the spectacular region of Jammu and Kashmir, stand as formidable challenge for even the most skilled climbers. Rising majestically amidst the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas, these mountains embody the spirit of adventure and serve as a testament to human resilience.

Over the past two months, the team of climbers have undergone rigorous training at an altitude of 13000ft. They have honed their skills in fundamental mountaineering techniques, such as rock climbing, ice climbing, and high-altitude survival.

Led by accomplished mountaineer Col Rajneesh Joshi and backed by a support team of dedicated professionals, the expedition of Dagger Division embodies the core values of discipline, teamwork, and perseverance.

The Expedition was Flagged on the 8th of July 2023 at Baramulla by GOC Dagger Division, Maj Gen Rajesh Sethi, SM, VSM. Thismarked the official commencement of this historic journey.

As the team embarks on this formidable endeavour, their bravery, resilience, and unwavering determination will serve as an inspiration to fellow soldiers and the entire nation.


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