Yupia, Four days long trekking expedition from Dec 03 to 6th December at Lal Ane Mountain Peak under Mengio circle concluded successfully. The 34 members team lead by expert mountaineer and Everester Padmashri Dr. Anshu Jamsenpa, Tame Bagang and Tagit Sorang was accompanied by Rigio Tabam District Tourism Officer, Yupia and Yakar Dawe Circle Officer Yupia, Forest ranger (with staff), Chairman LACRA,GPC Megang Panchayat, PI Mengio, GBs of Tapo village,freelance vlogger Tadi Mra, Tour Operator, Videographers, local villagers of Tapo and kallung village and some volunteer trekkers of Papumpare.
Majestic Lal Ane mountain is also known as Lali Ane in local language. It is 3776 meter above sea level and considered the highest mountain peak of Papum Pare District. The Lal Ane mountain range connects Papum Pare from East Kameng. Pakke Kesang and Kurung Kumey of Arunachal Pradesh.
Some of major rivers of like Pachi, Pacha of East Kameng District, Panior and Parang of Papum Pare and Panyi of Kurung Kumey districts originated from the heart of this mountain. It plays a significant role in the cultural history of Nyishis inhabitants across this mountain.
Circle Officer, Yupia Dr. Yakar Dawe who was also part of the expedition team stated that ‘It is known fact that the mountain connects the hearts and minds of people of this bordering districts though now an imaginary borderline is been created but history lies in this mountain will always act as a medium to connect us.’
The trekking expedition was successfully organized by Arunachal Tourism Society in collaboration with District Administration Papumpare to explore the future prospects of Tourism development at Lal Ane peak under the guidance of Pige Ligu , DC Papumpare.