Priyanka Mohite scaled Mount Makalu

  • Priyanka Mohite, a mountaineer from Satara, Maharashtra became the first Indian woman to successfully scale Mount Makalu.
  • Mount Makalu is the fifth-highest mountain in the world at 8,481 metres.
  • In 2013, Mohite had become the youngest girl from her state to have conquered the 8,848m Mount Everest — the highest peak in the world— becoming only the third-youngest Indian to do so.
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