List of Indian Mountaineers Who Defied Boundaries & Made History

By Nidhi Singh

1. Tenzing Norgay

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This Nepali-Indian was one of the first two people known to certainly reach the summit of Mount Everest.

2. Bachendri Pal

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1st Indian women to summit Mount Everest in 1984

3. Arunima Sinha

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1st female amputee from India to summit the Mount Everest and Mount Vinson.

4. Santosh Yadav

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She is the first woman in the world to climb Mount Everest twice and the first woman to successfully climb Mount Everest from Kangshung Face.

5. Premlata Agarwal

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Premlata is the first Indian woman to scale Seven Summits, the seven highest continental peaks of the world.

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6. Narendra Dhar Jayal

He is also referred to as the "Marco Polo of Indian Mountaineering"

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7. Mohan Singh Kohli

Famous for his best leadership during the Indian Everest Expedition in 1965

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8. Poorna Malavath

Poorna climbed Mount Everest, aged 13 years and 11 months, the youngest Indian and the youngest female to have reached the summit.

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