Valley girl creates history, became first Kashmiri woman to scale Mount Everest


Kashmir:23 year old Nahida Manzoor become the first Kashmiri woman to scale the Mount Everest.

“The Fourth summit of the day is Nahida Manzoor along with her Sherpa Guide Nima Kancha. Nahida hails from the state of Jammu & Kashmir. The 26-year old lady has been passionate about the snow peaks and took to the mountains at a very young age,” Transcend Adventures posted on their official Facebook page.

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Nahida along with her group had left from Everest Base camp for the summit on Saturday and on Tuesday she made successful summit of the peak.

Nahida who lives in Zevan area of Srinagar outskirts had earlier sought public support through crowdfunding campaign online so that she would be able to achieve this feat.

She had urged the people to come out and support her dreams as she belongs to a middle class family which has financial constraints.