Arunima Sinha scaled Mount Aconcagua in Argentina

Jan 4, 2016 08:40 IST

Arunima Sinha, the amputee mountaineer who set a record by climbing the Mount Everest on 25 December 2015, conquered Mount Aconcagua in Argentina.

Arunima started her mission on the morning of 12 December 2015 and hoisted the Indian tricolour on 25 December 2015.

With this, Arunima has successfully completed the 5th summit of the Mission 7 Summits and also became the first female amputee to climb 5 Mountains of the World. The four other peaks conquered by her include Everest in Asia, Kilimanjaro in Africa, Elbrus in Europe, and Kosizko, Australia, as the world's four highest peaks.

Aconcagua is the highest mountain outside Asia, at 6960.8 metres and by extension, the highest point in both the Western Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere.

PM Narendra Modi launched Born Again on the Mountain by Arunima Sinha

Arunima who lost her left leg in a train accident in 2011 surprised the world by climbing Mt. Everest on 21 May 2013. She was awarded the Padmashree for her achievement.

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Who: Arunima Sinha

Where: Argentina

What: Scaled Mount Aconcagua

When: 25 December 2015

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