12-year-old Mumbai Girl Becomes Youngest To Scale South America's Highest Peak
13, Feb 2020, 10:36 AM IST
A 12-year old Mumbai student, Kaamya Karthikeyan recently set a record of becoming the youngest in the world to summit Mt. Aconcagua, the highest peak of the Andes Mountains in Argentina, South America. Kaamya, a Class VII student of Navy Children School, achieved the feat atop the 6962 metres tall mountain on February 1 where she unfurled the Indian Tricolour. No stranger to tall mountains, Kaamya had summited Ladakh's 6,260 metres Mt. Mentok Kangri II, under extreme cold weather conditions on August 24, 2019. Let’s find out more about this young mountaineer and her journey in this episode of Not For Women Only with Sunita Iyer.