Arjun Vajpai the youngest Indian to successfully raise Indian flag on Everest and Lhotse got flagged off today by Honorable Chief Minister of UP , Shri Akhilesh Yadav for his next world record breaking climb to Mt. Makalu the 5th highest mountain in the world. If successful, he will become the youngest climber in the world to have climbed Mt. Makalu and any 4 8000 meter mountains.
With climbing being one of the fastest growing recreational sports in India, millions of amateur trekking and climbing enthusiasts are exploring the adrenaline rush of this mentally and physically stimulating sport. Thousand's of certified Mountaineers are graduating from the 4 premium National Mountaineering Institutes in India annually and are exploring the largest and youngest mountain range in the world, standing sentinel across the North of our country.