Women’s Himalayan Mountaineering Expedition’ on International Mountain Day

Giripremi Announced ‘Women’s Himalayan Mountaineering Expedition’ on International Mountain Day

March 8, Pune

Giripremi, the premier mountaineering organization in the country, announced women’s mountaineering expedition in Indian Himalayas on International Women’s Day. Giripremi’s women team will climb a 6500- meter high peak in September- October 2019. The selection of the peak and the team will be finalized in the coming months. The expedition was announced in an informal function organized by Giripremi on International Women’s Day to celebrate women in mountaineering.

Giripremi has more than 15 active women mountaineers who have extensive experience of climbing high peaks in Himalaya. Most of them have also completed Basic and Advanced Mountaineering Courses. Giripremi’s women members- Purva Shinde- Singh (Mt. Island Summitter), Priyanka Chichorkar (Mt. Cathedral and Mt. Gulup Kangri Summitter), Marisha Shah (Mt. Cathedral Summitter and mountaineering professional), Anjali Katre (Team member of Mt. Cathedral Expedition), Rohini Gore (Mountaineer, completed Basic and Advanced Mountaineering Courses) attended the event. Giripremi’s senior mountaineer Umesh Zirpe announced women’s special mountaineering expedition during the event. A selected group of women will climb the peak in coming September- October 2019. The team will start the preparations under the guidance of Ushaprabha Page, Founder- President, Giripremi and Umesh Zirpe, veteran mountaineer.

The event was attended by Giripremi’s senior mountaineers, members and well- wishers along with Everesters. Giripremi’s team will be leaving for ambitious Mt. Kangchenjunga Eco Expedition 2019 on March 30, 2019. All the attendees wished a great success to the expedition during the event.

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