HYDERABAD: To celebrate Telangana Formation Day by climbing another tall mountain, a group of enthusiastic mountaineers led by an Adivasi woman scaled the 15,069-foot Pangarchulla mountain in Uttarakhand in the early hours of Thursday.
The trekkers planned the expedition to reach the highest point in the early hours of Thursday, when the state marked its eighth founding day. Group leader Madhavi Kannibai said of her expedition to the top of the snow-capped mountain: “We started from Khullara to the base camp at 3:30 am on Thursday and arrived from there to the Pangarchulla peak at 6:40 am.”
The team of five climbers consisting of S Chandu, Arun Sagar, Pathakotla Upendar and Sampangi Anand Babu Alluri Seetha Rama Raju, led by Madavi Kannibai, started their journey on May 19, 2022 in Telangana under the banner of Adventure Club of Telangana State ( ACTS).
State government adviser KV Ramana Chary said goodbye to her adventurous journey. The young club members were guided by Captain K Ranga Rao, founding president of the Adventure Club of Telangana State.