ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR 2017-18

1.         Army Ocean Sailing Expedition 2017.   Army Ocean Sailing Expedition was conducted from 04 Mar to 08 Apr 17.  Four Offrs , four JCOs and 20 OR participated in the expedition.  The expedition was conducted from Mumbai-Karwar-Kochi-Kavarati-Kochi-Karwar-Mumbai covering a distance of 1651 NM.

 

 

2.         Jt Indo Bangladesh Cycling Expedition 2017.     Jt Indo Bangladesh Cycling Expedition was conducted from 19 Mar to 05 Apr 2017 from Agartala –Comilla-Dhaka-Jessore-Benapole-Kolkata.  Indian Team comprised of five offrs, two JCOs and 10 OR and Bangladesh Team comprised of  seven offrs and 12 OR.  The expedition focused on areas where 1971 was fought.

 

 

3.         Joint Indo-Nepal White Water Rafting (WWR) Expedition on River Trishuli.         Joint Indo-Nepal WWR Expedition on River Trishuli was conducted from 16 Apr to 25 Apr 2017 in Nepal covering a distance of approximately 93 kms on the rafting routes Gajuri (Start Point) – Royal Beach - Muglin – Gaighat – Narayanghat (Finish Point). Two offrs and eight OR of Indian Army and two offrs and eight OR of Nepal Army participated in the expedition.

 

 

4.         3rd Edition Ultimate Uttarakhand Himalayan Mountain Terrain Biking (MTB) Challenge 2017. 3rd Edition of Ultimate Uttarkhand Himalayan MTB Challenge-2017 was conducted wef 07 Apr to 17 Apr 2017 from Nainital to Mussoorie. 15 pers of Indian Army MTB team took part in the competition and secured overall first posn in the National Category.

 

 

5.         23rd Asian Mountain Bike Chamipionship.      23rd Asian Mountain Bike Championship was conducted from 14 May to 15 May 2017 at Xuancheng City, Anuhi Province of China. Three cyclists incl one coach of Indian Army participated in the Championship.

 

 

6.         8th Edition of LA Ultra Marathon-2017. Three Indian Army personnel participated in the 111Km Category of La Ultra Marathon 2017 on 17/18 Aug 2017 which started from Nubra and finished in Leh town.  39 personnel incl 17 Indian Navy personnel  participated in the marathon.  The first three positions were bagged by Indian Army personnel giving a time gap of almost three hours to the fourth runner.

 

7.         19th Raid-de-Himalaya 2017.     Eight teams of Indian Army participated in 19th Raid-de-Himalaya 2017 competition.  The competition commenced on 08 Oct 17 from Manali and terminated at Leh on 14 Oct 17. The Indian Army team was flagged off on 04 Oct 17.  Three teams in Extreme Category and one team in Adventure Category had Podium finish.

 

 

8.         Mountain Terrain Biking (MTB) Arunachal 2017.    11 MTB Cyclists to include Six OR in team category (two OR per team) and five OR in individual category of Indian Army participated in MTB Arunachal 2017 wef 15 Oct to 22 Oct 2017.  Indian Army was declared overall champions. 

  

 

9.         Zanskar White Water Rafting Expedition.        White Water Rafting Expedition on River Zanskar from Ramela to Nimmu was successfully conducted wef 21 Sep 2017 to  24 Sep 2017 by 10 Med Regt.  The entire expedition was completed in 10 hrs and 10 mins.

 

10.       White Water Rafting Expedition by 212 Rkt Regt.         White Water Rafting Expedition from Serwani (NHPC) to Coronation Bridge was successfully conducted on river Teesta from 17 Oct to 21 Oct 2017 by 212 Rkt Regt.

 

11.       PHHG Expedition.  PHHG Expedition by AANC (PHHG) Deolali was successfully conducted  from Deolali to Raiwala wef 26 Nov 2017 to 02 Dec 2017.  Two Offrs and Seven OR participated in the expdn.

 

12.       Hot Air Ballooning Expedition by 3 EME Centre, Bhopal.      Hot Air Ballooning Expedition by 3 EME Centre, Bhopal was successfully conducted from Vadodara to Bhopal wef  04 Dec to 10 Dec 2017.  Six Offrs, two JCO and 22 OR participated in the expedition.

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13.       Rustamji BSF MTB Himalaya Challenge Cup.         Rustamji BSF MTB Himalaya Challenge Cup was successfully conducted at Doiwala from 11 to 13 Dec 17. 16 Indian Army Cyclist (incl two res) participated in the event.  Indian Army team secured 13 posns in first 20 and was declared as overall champion. 

 

14.       Mumbai-Goa-Mumbai Ocean Sailing Expdn by MC EME.     Army Ocean Sailing Expedition from Mumbai-Goa-Mumbai by MC EME was successfully conducted from  01 Dec to 10 Dec 2017.  40 Offrs, six JCOs and 18 OR participated in the said expedition.  Expedition was flagged in on 15 Dec 2017 at Mumbai.

 

 

17.       23rd National Sports Climbing Championship 2017.     National Sport Climbing Championship 2017 was conducted from 27 Dec to 30 Dec 2017 at Indore. Nk Pema Bhutia stood first in the championship and broke National Record.

 

18.       Jt Indian Army Mountaineering Expdn to Mt Stok Kangri.       Indian Army Women Winter Expedition to Mount Stok Kangri (6153m) consisting of seven Women Officers and a team of 2nd Bn The Ladakh Scouts Regt was Flagged Off by  Lt Gen SK Upadhya, SM VSM, GOC, 14 Corps on 04 January 2018.  First team consisting of 06-01-06 summitted on 08th Jan 2018 and second team consisting of  04-00-06 summitted on 09th Jan 2018.  Team moved to Leh on 11 Jan 2018.  Expdn was Flagged In by DGMT on 17 Jan 2018.