Mountaineering Expedition Current Affairs - 2020

“Satyarup Siddhanta”, an Indian Mountaineer enters ‘Limca Book of Records’ conquering highest volcanoes

The Indian Mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta has entered ‘Limca Book of Records’. He has set the record of becoming the first Indian to climb the highest volcanoes in the world of all the 7 continents. Highlights The mountaineer achieved the record of climbing all the highest summits in the world in 7 continents in January 2019. Read More…

Kaamya Karthikeyan: Mumbai Girl becomes the youngest to climb Mt Aconcagua

On February 9, 2020, Kaamya Karthikeyan became the youngest girl to climb the highest peak in South America, Mt Aconcagua. Highlights Kaamya Karthikeyan is a Class VII student studying in Navy Children School. She has set the record of become the youngest in the world to summit the highest peak of the Andes Mountain Range, Read More…

Nepal’s Kami Rita scales Mount Everest for Record 23rd time

A 49-year-old veteran Nepali Sherpa named Kami Rita scaled Mount Everest for 23rd time, breaking his own world record. He reached atop the world’s highest peak which is 8,850-metres high. About Kami Rita Sherpa He belongs to Thame village of Solukhumbu district in Nepal and yet again successfully climbed Mount Everest from Nepal side breaking Read More…

Indian Army Mountaineering Expedition to Mt Makalu claims discovery of footprints of snowman ‘Yeti’

Indian Army posted photographs of “mysterious footprints” that measure about 32×15 inches, on Twitter claiming that its Mountaineering Expedition team to Mt Makalu (8485m, is 5th highest mountain in world) sighted “the mythical beast Yeti”. Yeti It is a mythical creature who is believed to exist in Himalayan areas of India, Nepal and Tibet. The Read More…

Indian Army flags of Women Officers’ Mountaineering Expedition to Mt. Bhagirathi-Ii

Indian Army has flagged off Women Officers’ Mountaineering Expedition to Mt. Bhagirathi-II to explore maximum potential of women officers in the field of adventure sports. Mt. Bhagirathi-II (6512 metres) is located in the Garhwal Himalayas in Gangotri National Park. The peak rises right above the Gangotri glacier. Key Facts The expedition aims at encouraging women Read More…