Nahida Manzoor becomes first Kashmiri woman to scale Mount Everest

Nahida Manzoor becomes first Kashmiri woman to scale Mount Everest

Nahida Manzoor has become first Kashmiri woman tosuccessfully summit the World's highest peak, Mount Everest.

The news about Nahida's successful summit was made public byTranscend Adventures, the company with which she had gone for her maidenattempt to scale the Everest.

"The Fourth summit of the day is Nahida Manzoor along withher Sherpa Guide Nima Kancha. Nahida hails from the state of Jammu &Kashmir. The 26-year old lady has been passionate about the snow peaks and tookto the mountains at a very young age," Transcend Adventures posted on theirofficial Facebook page.

Nahida along with her group had left from Everest Base campfor the summit on Saturday and on Tuesday she made successful summit of thepeak.

The experienced trained mountaineer had on March 4 startedcrowd funding to support her dream journey.

After the news about her crowdfunding was carried by GreaterKashmir, TCI Max group came forward to sponsor part of the journey. LaterDeputy Commissioner Srinagar also sponsored part of her expenses and played animportant role in getting her sponsorship from J&K State Sports Council.

An attempt to summit Mount Everest costs around Rs 30 lakhsincluding permit fees that had to be paid to Nepal Government.

On Monday, two J&K Police personnel had successfully scaled the Everest.

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