Tri Services Cycling & Trekking Expedition

Tri Services Cycling

Question: Recently, Tri Services Cycling & Trekking Expedition was conducted in which of the following state?
(a)Sikkim
(b) Himachal Pradesh
(c) Uttarakhand
(d) Jammu & Kashmir
Answer: (a)
Related facts:

  • To enhance the spirit of adventure ingrained in the Indian Armed Forces, demonstrate high standards of physical fitness, competitive spirit, mental robustness and camaraderie amongst the three Services- a Tri Services adventure expedition is being conducted from December 17, 2018 to January 05, 2019.
  • The adventure is –Cycling & Trekking expedition. Tri Services team will be represented by of three Officers, three warrant rank officers and thirteen soldiers from the Army, Navy and Air Force.
  • The expedition is in three phases which includes cycling-cum-trekking, para- gliding and sea diving. Expedition team would cycle the treacherous and challenging mountains of North Sikkim under the aegis of the Striking Lion Division for the next five days reaching altitudes of 15,000 feet in the Lachen & Lachung Valleys.
  • Apart from cycling, the team would also trek through the mountain ranges along the Teesta River. During course of the expedition, the team will spread the message of Green Sikkim, Clean Sikkim.

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