ITANAGAR, Aug 3 - Two mountaineers from Arunachal Pradesh � Tagit Sorang and Tabu Dayam � successfully scaled Mt Kang Yatse-II, a 6250-metre-high peak located in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir on July 31.
The mountaineer duo was part of the 15-member Mt Kang Yatse-II Summer Expedition, organised by Boots and Cramphone Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad. The expedition team reached Leh on July 27 and on the following day, they proceeded to Samchugdo village, which is the last motorable place, from where they trekked uphill for three days to reach the base camp of Mt Kang Yatse-II on July 30.
From the base camp, they started for the summit at midnight and around 7.40 am on July 31, three expedition members reached the peak. Eight other members reached the spot around 8.30 am.
A �B� Group peak, every mountaineer usually climbs such peaks as part of their pre-Everest expeditions. Both Tagit and Tabu are aiming to climb Mt Everest in near future. They have already studied a basic mountaineering course and an advanced course at the National Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports, Dirang.
Earlier, Tagit climbed the Island Peak, which is 6,000 metres high and located in the Everest range of Nepal in April, 2018.