Kaamya Karthikeyan is the daughter of a Naval Officer and a student of Mumbai’s Navy Children School. She has submitted her second “above 6000-meter” peak, Mt. Mentok Kangri II – 6262 meters (2054-feet) – overlooks the Tso Moriri Lake on August 24 in Ladakh.
Earlier in 2017, she had climbed another “above 6000 meters” peak at Mt. Stok Kangri, after which she became the youngest girl in the world to do so, said a defence spokesman on Thursday.
Ms. Karthikeyan’s mission to climb the highest peaks in every continent and ski to both North and South Poles, he said.
She has already scaled the highest peaks in Europe, Africa, and Australia. She is further preparing to climb on Mt, Aconcagua (6962 meters), which is the highest peak of South America, added the spokesman.
In 2017, Ms. Karthikeyan has climbed Mt. Everest base camp with the Indian Navy Team and also climbed Stok Kangri with her parents.
She was also introduced to the Himalayas and trekking at Vaishnodevi in Jammu.