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An all-woman team of seven bikers comprising Sheetal Bidaye (team leader), Shubhangi Ghadge, Trupti Sarmalkar, Sneh Joshi, Bhavana Issar, Shalaka Zad and Kanchan Tamhankar reached Mana Pass, the highest motorable pass (5,608 m) on Oct 3, 2015, becoming the first such team to achieve it. They started from Joshimath in Uttarakhand on Oct 1, 2015, passed through Badrinath and Ghastoli and returned to Joshimath on Oct 5, 2015.