Seven Summits: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Junko Tabei

Junko Tabei was the first woman to climb the Mt Everest. She was also the first woman to climb all the Seven Summits. The seven summits are the highest mountains in all the seven continents. It includes Mt Everest – 8,848 meters in Asia Mt Aconcagua – 6,961 meters in South America. Mt Denali – ..

Aparna Kumar becomes first IPS Officer to complete ‘Seventh Summit’ Challenge

Aparna Kumar, a 2002 batch IPS officer from UP cadre, has created history by becoming the first civil servant and IPS officer to achieve the incredible and rare feat of completing ‘7 Summits’ challenge.She hoisted India’s tricolour on Mount Denali in Alaska, which is the highest peak of North America standing at 20,310 ft. She ..

Mt Everest Glaciers melting: Reveals British climbers bodies

According to BBC, the melting glaciers of Mt Everest are revealing the bodies of dead climbers. The report says that global warming is playing its role. The mountain has claimed the lives of almost 300 climbers since 1921. So far around 10 bodies have been recoverd from the melting ice. The number of climbers to ..

Satyarup Siddhanta becomes first Indian and youngest man to climb seven highest peaks and volcanic summits across all continents

Mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta conquered the highest point Antartica ‘Mount Sidley’ on 19th of January 2019. With this feat, he became the first Indian and youngest man to climb the seven highest peaks and volcanic summits across all continents. According to the in-Reach Satellite, Communicator Satyarup was carrying, he summited Mount Sidley at 6. 28 in ..

Arunima Sinha becomes world’s first female Amputee to scale Antarctica’s Highest Peak

Indian mountaineer Dr. Arunima Sinha has become the world’s first female Amputee to scale Antarctica’s Highest Peak – Mount Vinson on 4th January 2019. Apart from this, she was also the world’s first woman amputee to climb Mount Everest in 2013. Sinha was a national level volleyball player who was pushed from a running train ..

Indian mountaneer Shivangi Pathak scales Mt Kilimanjaro

Shivangi Pathak (17) from Haryana, who became the India’s youngest women to scale Mt Everest from Nepal side, has recently scaled the highest peak of Africa “Mt Kilimanjaro”, which is located in Tanzania. The mountain is about 4,900 metres from its base to 5,895 metres above sea level. Her next target is to scale Europe’s ..