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A 15 Year Old Girl Is All Set To Guide The Stok Kangri Trek

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 Jaahanavi Sriperambuduru, at the age of 15 is all set to lead a group of eight member team for the trek at India’s highest trekable peak, Stok Kangri (6,153 meters), Leh.

Stok Kangri

It was last year when Jaahanavi guide her first trek for a mother-daughter duo to Mount Everest base camp. This time, she is ready to scale the peak with Suresh Reddy (44), a trekkers’ team leader, Nikhil Anand (32), Harsha Venkat (31), Jabiulla (44), Uday Kiran (27), Manohar Madasu (26) and the senior-most being 52-year-old C.V.M. Raja Ram of NFC.

mount everest base camp

As far as their training program is concerned, Jaahanavi’s mentor cum coach Krishna Rao is taking charge of the training program at his Hill Centre with an aim to set a benchmark in mountaineering. The other target is to hoist the nation’s tri colored national flag on the Independence Day. Jaahanavi will be doing this for the second time as she had done it as a part of her expedition of Mission7Summit three years ago.

Stok Kangri High Camp

Talking about the same, she says, “This will be a new experience for me. I am learning what makes a guide by being with this team for the last two months. I will ensure that they are fit to attempt this trek.”


She was on her Mission7Summit to climb the highest peaks of the entire seven continents. For now, she has scaled the peaks of four continents and they are Mt. Kilimanjaro (Africa), Mt. Elbrus (Europe), Mt. Kosciuszko (Australia) and Mt. Denali (North America).

Stok Kangri Climb

The whole objective now is to produce new stars in this adventure sport having ensured that the very mention of Hyderabad makes critics reveal the names of the best young mountaineers from the city. We just hope to achieve our goals in what is going to be a demanding adventurous trip,” said Jaahanavi.


Source: The Hindu.