The Mishmi Hills MTB Challenge Expedition

Publish Date : 28/02/2022

Roing, Feb 28: The Mishmi Hills MTB Challenge Expedition from Dambuk to Desali, to ‘discover the Mishmi Hills’, create awareness on drug abuse and promote MTB cycling was flagged off today by ZPM(Dambuk)Toni Borang. The expedition, organised to mark the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav and 50 years of Arunachal Pradesh is sponsored by the Department of Sports and Youth Affairs and the Arunachal Rising Campaign.

20 cyclists including 58 years old Bhupen Nikson of Assam are participating in this 3 days expedition from Dambuk to Desali, climbing elevation ranges from 650 feet(Roing) to 14000 feet(Mayodia Pass) ASL.

Also present during the event were DSO (Sports) Raju Mipi and Adventure Sports Promotion Instructor Tine Mena, the first woman to climb Mount Everest from the NE.