Aparna Kumar Becomes the First Indian Woman to Scale Mt Manaslu

Published on October 02, 2017
IPS Officer of Uttar Pradesh Cadre, Aparna Kumar became the first Indian woman to scale Mount Manaslu

 Aparna Kumar Becomes the First Indian Woman to Scale Mt Manaslu

  • Mount Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain peak in the world.
  • On September 25, she took up a mission to climb Mount Manaslu in the west-central part of Nepal.
  • She started her mountaineering passion in the year 2013 when she was posted at UP's Moradabad. She enrolled herself in the basic mountaineering course at the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports, Manali.
  • She has already successfully scaled the highest peaks of six continents out of seven continents. 
  • In May last year, she climbed Mount Everest before scaling Mount Vinson Massif, the highest peak in Antarctica.
  • In 2014, she scaled Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, the highest peak on the African continent.

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