Kathmandu, April 2, 2018: A 16-years-old girl, Shivangi Pathak born in Hisar of Haryana in North-Western, India set an aim to climb Mt. Everest this season to become an India’s youngest woman to reach the highest peak of the world.
Seven Summit Treks, the local organizer of the Pathak journey said that she arrived Kathmandu on April 01 to mount in the Mt. Everest region with her team.
Pemba Sherpa, General Manager at Seven Summit Treks, said Pathak will leave for Lukla on April 05 after obtaining a climbing permit from the Department of Tourism.
Pathak, who is now 16 year and nine months old said, “I am here to fulfil my childhood dream, I have my only mission to conquer every mountain on this beautiful mountain on this planet.”
“My parents-Rajesh and Arati- are also quite supportive and understanding of the choices I make in my life.” Said Pathak.
Shivangi Pathak wanted to explore a message that women could overcome every obstacle to achieve their goals. Arunima Sinha, the first Indian Amputee to climb Mt. Everest was the inspiration for her.
Sherpa informed that she has participated in different high altitude training in Kashmiri Glaciers. Pathak also had successfully completed basic and advance mountaineering courses at Jawahar Institute of Mountain.
Sherpa Finished saying that her high-altitude training will lead her to the top of Mt Everest.