14 students of KC Public School trek to Saach Pass
By admin On 8 Jun, 2016 At 07:16 AM | Categorized As EDUCATION, Home Slide Show, J&K, travel | With 0 Comments


PCI NEWS:-JAMMU: About 14 students of classes 9 and 10 of KC Public School trekked to Saach Pass in district Chamba of Himachal Pradesh on 3rd and 4th June, 2016.
The trek was organised by the school as an adventure journey in fulfillment of the requirement for the Bronze Award under the International Award for Young People (IAYP) programme for which these students are registered in the current academic session.
They were accompanied by Dr. Ram Thakur, Ajay Thappa, Sangeeta Jain and Rajni Dubey as Award Leaders.
On 3 June, they trekked from Bairagarh to Devikothi, covering a distance of 6 km and then prepared for the next day’s trek to Saach Pass at an altitude of 14,500 ft.
Saach Pass is one of the toughest passes in the Pir Panjal Range that leads to the tribal Pangi Valley situated along the river Chandra Bhaga (known as Chenab in J and K).
After spending an hour on the pass, the students trekked back to Satrundi at an altitude of 11,000 ft, covering a distance of 5 km. On the way down, they studied the glacial system and the sparse flora at that altitude.
They took numerous pictures of the location to submit written reports on their adventure journey undertaken to qualify for the Bronze Award.
The students who completed the trek were Reha Krishan, Sanchita Bakshi, Lakshita Gandotra, Jahanvi Gupta, Shrishti Mahajan, Mitali Gupta, Sambhavi Gupta, Vinayak Trackoo, Parv Atri, Prajwal Sharma, Divyansh Pratap, Ayush Jamwal, Divyansh Mahajan and Anav Jain.


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