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First motorcycle expedition to Karakoram Pass flagged off

New Delhi, Apr 7 (UNI) The much-awaited Himalayan Heights expedition was flagged off on Sunday by General Officer Commanding 3 Infantry Division, Maj Gen Sanjiv Rai, SM, VSM from Karu Military station.
The 14 days, 11 bikes and 1 dream expedition, the Himalayan Heights winter bike expedition from Leh to KK Pass will cover over 1,000 km and is likely to qualify for inclusion in the record books. This road route initially used as the Afghan trade route has never been explored by any biker in the world.
The expedition is led by Indian Army team comprising riders from Army Service Corps, Royal Enfield and Himalayan Motorsports, a statement here said.
The Team is ready to brave all odds in the unforgiving terrain and the extreme climate of the region, to complete a motorcycle expedition to Karakoram Pass. In this 20thAnniversary of the Kargil Vijay Diwas, such adventure activities undertaken by brave Army personnel including women officers serve to renew and rekindle the spirit of fortitude, courage and adventure synonymous with the Indian Army.
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