Aparna Kumar became the first Indian woman to climb Mt. Manaslu
Dream Wanderlust | Oct 4 , 2017
Apnara Kumar, an IPS officer of Uttar Pradesh Cadre, reached the summit of Manaslu (8163m)on 25th September, 2017 at 10 am. She became the first Indian woman to reach the top of the 8th highest peak in the world. She has already scaled the highest peaks of six continents of the world . Out of the seven summits, only Mt. McKinley (6190m) in North America is left for her to climb. She was awarded the Rani Laxmi Bai award for bravery by the Government of UP in March 2015.
The summit details of those six peaks in the six continents are given below:
2014 - Mt. Kilimanjaro (5895m) in Tanzania , highest peak of the African Continent.
2014 - Carstensz Pyramid peak (4884m) in the West Papuan province of Indonesia, highest in the Australia and Oceania region.
2015 - Mt. Aconcagua (6961m), highest mountain in South America.
2015 - Mt. Elbrus (5642m), highest mountain in Europe.
2016 - Mt. Vinson Massif (4892m), highest peak in Antarctica.
2016 - Mt. Everest (8848m), highest in Asia.