The first Indian climber to have climbed four 8,000 metre peaks in a single season.

The first Indian climber to have climbed four 8,000 metre peaks in a single season.

Himachal Pradesh Climber Scales Four 8,000 Metre Peaks In Less Than One Month

Who Is Baljeet Kaur?

  • The 27-year-old woman from Himachal Pradesh has scripted history by becoming the only Indian mountaineer to scale four 8,000-metre peaks in less than a month.
  • The four mountain peaks she has climbed include Mt Everest, Mt Annapurna, Mt Kanchenjunga and Mt Lhotse.
  • She successfully scaled the world's fourth highest peak with her guide Mingma Sherpa.

More About Baljeet Kaur

  • Baljeet kaur's village is Panjrol in Kandhaghat tehsil of Himachal’s Solan district.
  • Father Amrik Singh was working as a bus driver with Himachal Road Transport Corporation
  • She enrolled herself with the National Cadet Corps (NCC) and that’s when her tryst with mountaineering started.

She is also the first Indian female mountaineer to successfully climb the 8,167-m high Mt Dhaulagiri.