Dehradun’s twin sisters create history, scale seven tallest peaks in seven continents
Dehradun’s twin sisters Tashi & Nungshi Malik have created history again, they scaled seven tallest peaks in seven continents. They achieved this distinction by successfully climbing Mt Vinson, the highest peak in Antarctica, on Wednesday.
Announcing this accomplishment, they said “Mission accomplished! Victory for the Girl Child! Pride for the nation! Tri-color on Mt Vinson & the World’s got its 1st siblings & 1st twins scaling each of the ‘Seven Summits’ together. Further details & acknowledgement for all those who made it possible will follow soon. Thank you all &Jai ho!
The Malik sisters had begun their joint expedition in 2012. The 23-year-old twins from Dehradun have successfully reached the top of Mt Kilimanjaro (Africa), Mt Everest (Asia), Mt Elbrus (Europe), Mt Aconcagua (South America), Mt Carstensz Pyramid (Oceania), Mt McKinley (North America) and finally Mt Vinson Massif (Antarctica). They also hold the record for being the world’s first twin sisters to summit mountain Everest on May 19, 2013 reported India Today.