‘Fastest’ trekker from Vizag reaches Mt Everest base camp in 4 days

Adding pride to the city and the State, he has won recognition as the first Indian to achieve the feat in such a short time, touching 5,364 metres above sea-level.  VISAKHAPATNAM: Visakhapatnam-based mountaineer SVN Suresh Babu has created history by becoming the fastest solo trekker to reach Mount Everest base camp in four days. Adding […]

Rohit Rao’s journey from a couch potato to a mountaineer to make his father proud

NOVEMBER 02, 2021 17:06 IST UPDATED: NOVEMBER 02, 2021 17:06 IST Rohit Rao is the son of the late Srinivas Rao Madasu, an Arjuna Award-winning para-athlete Rohit Rao starts gasping for air. He is 6000 metres above sea level. The Dzo Jongo peak (6240 metres) in July while still accessible, is not easily scalable. Rohit made […]