LEH- Assam Mountaineering Association (AMA), the pioneer organization of adventure sports in North East India have organised a high altitude cycling expedition in Leh. The expedition was successfully completed yesterday on 27th February,2022.
As a acclimatisation process the team had rode to Shanti Stupa on the first day and on the second day rode to Nimo village and back to Leh completing a distance of 90km as a practice session.
On the third day, under the leadership of Shekhar Bordoloi, the team members are ( chandutpal gogoi, Neeraj Bora, Drishti Kashyap Bordoloi and Krishanu Bora (back up )) the team rode upto khardungla pass and back to Leh completing a distance of 80km .
The team faced mild snowfall on the way and strong winds and temperature upto -23°c on the day time. The height of Khardungla pass is 17982ft.
This is first team from Assam to have completed this route in winter . This expedition was sponsored by Director of Sports and youth welfare, Assam.