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Tawi Trekkers releases calendar of activities
JAMMU, Apr 20: Tawi Trekkers J&K today released its calendar of activities for the year 2017-18, in a simple but impressive function held at K L Saigal Hall, Abhinav Theatre, here today.

Ruby Sharma, Chairperson, IASOWA J&K who was chief guest on the occasion, released the calendar.

Highlighting the activities to be undertaken by the club this year Senior Vice President of the club Ram Khajuria mentioned that this year the club shall organize the Himalayan Trekking Programme in Manali area of Himachal Pradesh for about 500 school children during summer vacations, two trekking expeditions in Dhauladhar Range in Himachal Pradesh for Junior and Senior members and one in Moungri area of Udhampur district exclusively for senior citizens. Besides, regular short treks and visits to heritage sites and Wild Life parks shall also be organised in Jammu region.

To spot the talent in sport climbing at the grass root level and to groom it for future competitions the club has an ambitious plan of conducting regular coaching cum practice camps in co-ordination with Mountaineering Association of J&K at Sprawling Buds School, Jammu. Those excelling in such camps shall also be deputed for coaching and practice at international standard climbing walls at Indian Mountaineering Foundation, New Delhi. The club has plans to promote sport climbing among physically and visually challenged persons by organizing coaching camps and competitions.

A state level sport climbing competition exclusively for women shall also be conducted by Tawi Trekkers at sprawling buds school in the month of July, 2017 prior to the participation of state women’s team in the 2nd North Zone Women Sport Climbing Competition scheduled to be held at Indian Mountaineering Foundation, New Delhi.

Another attraction of the year would be participation of club’s mountaineers in a major mountaineering expedition to Kang Yissay and some other peaks in Ladakh Himalaya in August, 2017. The prestigious expedition shall be organized by Mountaineering Association of J&K and sponsored by J&K State Sports Council. Besides, the club shall also organize a small, low budget mountaineering expedition to Mun peak in Dhauladhar range of Dharamshala.

While Shawetica Khajuria, General Secretary of the club presented the report of the activities conducted by the club during 2016, the function was very nicely compered by Himani Choudhary. The vote of thanks was presented by Vaishali, a sport climber.

News Updated at : Thursday, April 20, 2017
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