Indian girl, 10, climbs Everest: report
- Young Adventurer is a fifth grade student.
- It completes the hike in 11 days to the base camp at 5,364 m.
- His parents accompany him on the expedition.
MUMBAI: Rhythm Mamania, a 10-year-old skateboarder from India, has become one of the youngest mountaineers to scale Everest Base Camp, NDTV reported.
The young adventurer, who is a fifth-grade student, completed the trek in 11 days. Her parents accompanied her on the expedition.
His mother, Urmi, said Rhythm reached base camp on May 6 around 1 p.m.
“The base camp is located at 5,364 meters and it took her 11 days to complete the journey,” she said.
“Skating ring or base camp summit, it’s determination that takes you far,” Rhythm said.
“Along with skating, trekking has always been my passion, but this trek taught me how important it is to be a responsible trekker and to address waste management issues in the mountains,” she said. added.
Urmi said her daughter has loved conquering the mountains since she was five years old. His very first trek was 21 km Dudhsagar. Since then she has climbed a few peaks in the Sahyadri ranges like Karnala, Mahuli, Sondai and Lohagad.
During the trek, Rhythm battled various weather conditions, including a flurry of hailstones and snowfall, and low temperatures down to minus 10 degrees Celsius. She walked nine hours on steep land.
The 10-year-old started her journey with a company based in Nepal.