Kshitij Palekar – Student Achiever
Do you know? With an elevation of 8,848 metres (i.e. 29,199 feet), is Mount Everest is the height of Earth’s highest mountain. Only 5,000 people have summited Mount Everest till now. The climb follows months of rigorous training and acclimatizing to the low oxygen environment at high altitudes. We feel proud and extremely delighted to inform you that Kshitij Palekar from DP1 has successfully completed mountaineering course from Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM) and he is looking forward to his Everest expedition in April 2020. A mountaineering organization, Giri premi has shortlisted 5 members from Maharashtra and Kshitij is the youngest one of them. Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go – T.S. Eliot
Kshitij started his trek journey from the age of 7, and never stopped again. His achievements include completed treks to Goechala in Sikkim (16207 feet), Nadadevi base camp (12795 feet), Milan glacier, Kuwari pass (14000 feet), Stoke Kangri (20187 feet), Kang Yatse2 (21312 feet), Markha Valley (17060 feet).