Did you know 23-year-old Priyanka Mohite from Satara- Maharashtra has successfully climbed the highest peak in African sub-continent ?
Yes ! She has climbed Mt- Kilimanjaro recently.Kilimanjaro peak, is one of the seven summits, located in Tanzania and is at 5,890 meters high.The Mountain is part of the Kilimanjaro National Park and is a favourite climbing destination.
Priyanka has successfully climbed Mount Everest two years back, the highest peak in the world.She had created a record by becoming the third youngest Indian to do so.Later she decided to go for the highest peak in African sub-continent .
Priyanka is a trekking enthusiast.She has been enjoying trekking the local forts built in Sahyadri mountain ranges like Kamalgadh, Rajgadh, Harishchandra gadh, Ratangadh in Maharashtra over past few years.
Priyanka comes from middle class humble background.Various private groups supported her financially to cover her travel and training expense.She also spent funds on buying equipment, routine practice and required diet for improving stamina to achieve her goal.
The summit consisted of 17 member team and they began their expedition on 24th Sept.She returned back to Satara 2-3 days back.