|Ms.Santosh Yadav' scaled Mt. Everest twice' ww.itimes.com|
|.Everest South Col route.himalman.wordpress.com|
Ms. Santosh Yadav, hailing from a large rich family Joniyawas village in Rewari District, Haryana state, India graduated from Maharani College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, and developed keen interest in mountaineering from her childhood. Charmed by the majestic snow-covered mountain peaks, she used to do paintings of snow-clad peaks, using her own imagination. Over a period of time, tall sentinels of the sky gave her inspiration. However, her parents were dead against her passion for dangerous high- altitude mountaineering. With money saved from
|The lure of the Himalayas attracts more than 100,000 hikers, including 40,000 Brits, each year .www.dailymail.co.uk|
|Kangshung Face Trip. east face of Mount Everest .www.aworldawaytravels.com|
Ms. Yadav was a gritty and highly motivated person because she daringly risked her life for the second time. In the Himalayan mountains, scaling the tall snow clad peaks is a highly risky one because of prevalence of terrible cold wind, snow storms, unpredictable now avalanches and huge crevasses along the arduous route. In 1992 on her early expedition to Mt. Everest, her co-climber was short of breath due to depleting oxygen in the cylinder. With timely presence of mind, she saved the life of a climber by sharing oxygen with him till he was back to normal. In recognition of her two successful assaults on mt. Everest, Ms. Santosh Yadhav was given Padmasri award from the Central government
Now married she is with BSF, Govt. of India.