Mumbai City Girl Becomes Youngest Indian to Scale Everest from Nepal Side

Mumbai City Girl Becomes Youngest Indian to Scale Everest from Nepal Side

Mumbai City Girl Becomes Youngest Indian to Scale Everest from Nepal Side

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Mumbai: Kaamya Karthikeyan, a 16-year-old Class 12 student from Navy Children School in Mumbai, scaled the summit of Mt. Everest (8,849m) on Monday, becoming the youngest Indian and the second youngest girl in the world to achieve this feat from the Nepal side. 

The Western Naval Command announced her accomplishment on Thursday via Twitter.

Kaamya’s father, Commodore S. Karthikeyan of the Indian Navy, accompanied her on the challenging expedition. The young mountaineer is known for climbing the highest peaks on six continents, with her next goal set on the Vinson Massif in Antarctica this December.

The Navy highlighted Kaamya’s remarkable achievements and her determination to continue conquering the world’s tallest mountains.