Mountaineering in India Current Affairs, GK & News

Indian mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta nominated for Limca Book of World Records

Bengaluru-based mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta has been nominated for the Limca Book of World Records for becoming the first Indian to climb the highest volcanoes of all 7 continents. He had also been named in the Guinness Book of World Records. He achieved the feat in 2019 and the acknowledgement came recently. He scaled the highest ..

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India’s first-ever sky cycling park to be opened in Manali

To boost tourism and give and an all new experience to visitors, India’s first-ever sky cycling park will soon open at Gulaba area near Manali in Himachal Pradesh. It is 350m long & is located at a height of 9000 Feet above sea level. Forest Department and Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied ..

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Kalpana Dash, first woman mountaineer of Odisha passes away

Kalpana Dash (50), the first woman mountaineer of Odisha, has passed away near Balcony area of world’s highest peak Mount Everest on May 23, 2019.She had first scaled Mt Everest in 2008. During her decade and half-old career, she had trekked many mountains conquering peaks in Europe, America and Australia, besides India.

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Manik Banerjee wins 2017 Life Time Achievement (LTA) award by Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF)

Veteran journalist Manik Banerjee, who is also an acclaimed mountaineer, has been conferred with the 2017 Nain Singh-Kishen Singh Life Time Achievement (LTA) award by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF) on November 19 for his achievements in mountaineering over a period of four decades and invaluable contribution in promotion of mountaineering. Beside him, Lt col ..

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