GUWAHATI, Aug 17 - The climbers from Assam Rock and Sport Climbing Association (ARSCA) have scaled peaks in and out of the country recently in different expeditions. While a team from ARSCA, under the leadership of Everester Tarun Saikia has conquered two mighty peaks in the Himalayas, Manish Deka, Everester from ARSCA has scaled highest points in Africa and Australian continents.
An eleven member team from ARSCA left Guwahati on July 6 for a double peak expedition for Mt Nun and Mt Gulep Kangri in the Himalayas. The team was led by Everester TarunSaikia and other members were � Amarjyoti Sarma, Mustaque Ahmed, Karan Kumar Thakur, Biswajyoti Hojai and Arupjyoti Choudhury.
On the otherhand Manish Deka, Everester and general secretary of the ARSCA, went for a triple peak expedition to Mt Uhuru (5895 m) in the Kilimanjaro mountain of Africa, Mt Elbrus (5642 m) in the Caucasus region in Russia and Mount Kosciuszko (7310 m) in Australia. These peaks are considered the highest points respectively in Africa, Europe and Australian continent.