Sangeeta Bahl, a 53-year-old former model become the oldest Indian woman to conquer Mount Everest. Bahl, who currently resides in Gurugram, scaled the peak with the help of two Sherpas and was felicitated at the Indian embassy in Kathmandu. She already conquered six out of the seven highest peaks in the world. Sangeeta Bahl has already conquered six out of the seven highest peaks of the world. She broke the record of Premlata Agarwal, 48, who scaled Everest on May 20, 2011. The couple had pledged to scale seven summits in seven continents, which they clinched, some of them together. This was her second attempt to scale the mountain. She abandoned the first expedition after suffering from high-altitude sickness. Shivangi Pathak, 16, from Haryana became India’s youngest woman to climb the Everest from Nepali side.

  • A 53-year-old former model becomes the oldest Indian woman to conquer Mount Everest.
  • She already conquered six out of the seven highest peaks in the world.
  • She broke the record of Premlata Agarwal, 48, who scaled Everest on May 20, 2011.
  • This was her second attempt to scale the mountain.
  • Shivangi Pathak, 16, from Haryana became India’s youngest woman to climb the Everest from Nepali side.

This isn’t the first time that Bahl attempted to scale Mount Everest. She tried last year as well but had to abort her mission after her health worsened due to altitude sickness. Not someone who gives up, she tried again, and this time, made it to the top. Sangeeta breaks the record of Premlata Agarwal who climbed Mount Everest in 2011, at the age of 48.