The 28-year-old mountaineer from Maharashtra’s Satara, became the first Indian to scale to summit Mt Annapurna I, the 10th highest mountain in the world.

Priyanka Mohite, a 26-year-old mountaineer from Maharashtra’s Satara, became the first woman in India to scale Mt Makalu, the fifth highest mountain in the world at 8,485 metres. Mohite achieved the feat on 15 May this year.