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Arunachalee mountaineer scales Mt Shavaling

Woman mountaineer Tene Mena of Arunachal Pradesh has successfully scaled the 6543-metre Mt Shavaling in the Garhwal Himalayas.

india Updated: Oct 20, 2010 12:25 IST

Woman mountaineer Tene Mena of Arunachal Pradesh has successfully scaled the 6543-metre Mt Shavaling in the Garhwal Himalayas.

Mena scaled the peak as a member of the All India Mountaineering Expedition 2010 under the aegis of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF), New Delhi, last week, official sources said in Itanagar on Wednesday.

She achieved the distinction of being the first mountaineer from the state to participate in a major IMF expedition.

She has also been selected as a member of the North East Mt Everest Expedition 2011 under the banner of North East Adventure Foundation, Guwahati and set to scale the highest peak in March next.