Indian Army Team Successfully Summited Mount Leo Pargyil (6773M)

Indian Army Team Successfully Summited Mount Leo Pargyil 

An Indian Army team successfully summited Mount Leo Pargyil (6773M) after an extremely challenging climb in harsh weather, hoisting the National Flag atop Mt Leo Pargyil. The expedition was flagged in by Lieutenant General PM Bali, AVSM, VSM, COS, Western Command on 31 Aug 2019 at Jhakri near Rampur Bushar.
The expedition was flagged off on August 20 by the Commander, Tri Peak Brigade from Pooh in Himachal and comprised entire by of the troops from  18th Battalion the Mahar Regiment of Tri Peak Brigade.
The expedition, comprising four Officers, one junior Commissioned Officer and seventeen other ranks, was led by Major Jay Singh Sulodia of 18th Battalion the Mahar Regiment.
Leo Pargyil is the third highest peak of Himachal Pradesh and is considered to be among the most challenging and technically difficult peak to scale. It lies in the Zanskar range.
Geologically, Mount Leo Pargyil is a dome structure and is part of a great massif that rises above the Satluj River and overlooks the western valley of Tibet. 

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