Mohan Singh Gunjyal
Mohan Singh Gunjyal
Mohan Singh Gunjyal receiving Padma Shri from the President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in 2006
|Known for||Summiting Mount Everest|
Mohan Singh Gunjyal is an Indian mountaineer and adventure sportsman. He is one of the summiters of Mount Everest, entering the list when he successfully climbed the highest peak in the world on 12 May 1992. He achieved the feat, taking the Southeast ridge route via the south face, as a member of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police Everest expedition group, which included Santosh Yadav, the first woman to summit the peak twice within a year. He has received the Tenzing Norgay National Award for outstanding achievement from the President of India in 2004. (6) He is a former Assistant Commandant of Indo-Tibetan Border Police and presently working as Director (Technical Training) at the Uttarkashi-based Nanda Devi Institute of Adventure Sports and Outdoor Education. The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honor of the Padma Shri, in 2006, for his contributions to the sport of mountaineering.
- Mount Everest
- Santosh Yadav
- List of 20th-century summiters of Mount Everest
- List of Mount Everest records of India
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