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World Record: Indian Man Satyarup Siddhanta Becomes Youngest Mountaineer To Climb All 7 Peaks, Volcanic Summits

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| January 18 , 2019 , 17:44 IST

Indian mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta on Wednesday became the youngest man to climb the seven highest peaks and volcanic summits across all continents after conquering Antartica’s highest point, Mount Sidley.

Satyarup summited Mt. Sidley at 6:28 IST, at a temperature of minus 40-degree Celsius according to the inReach Satellite Communicator he was carrying.

He took to his twitter account and shared the news.

"6:28 AM (IST) successfully summited Mt. Sidley highest volcanic peak of Antarctica. Fluttered the India flag at Sidley, what a proud moment," he tweeted.

Last year, he scaled Pico de Orizaba which is the highest volcanic peak in North America. Satyarup achieved the feat at the age of 35 years 262 days, while Australia's Daniel Bull did it aged 36 years 157 days.

Siddhanta hails from Haridevpur in South Kolkata, he has a degree in engineering and is a software engineer by profession. He is presently based out of Bangalore.

He holds a record for conquering several mountains such as Mt Kilimanjaro in Africa, Mt Elbrus in Europe, Mt Denali in Alaska and Mt Mont Blanc in France. He has even scaled Mt Everest.

Satyarup was suffering from asthma but he never let anything come in between his dreams. in 2008 he went on trekking with his friends. That was the turning point in his life. He promised to the mountains to go back again and again and eventually become India's most successful mountaineers.