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Interestingly, this was Priyanka Mohite’s second attempt to scale the mountain. She was part of a Lhotse expedition team that attempted the summit in 2015. On that attempt, the team faced adverse weather conditions due to an earthquake in Nepal. The Indian Army finally asked the team to cancel the expedition.(HT PHOTO)

Satara girl Priyanka Mohite scales world’s fourth highest mountain Mt Lhotse

By Ashish Phadnis | Hindustan Times, Pune, Pune
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2018 11:29 PM IST
Earlier, in 2013, Mohite became the youngest climber from the state to scale Mount Everest when she was 21. She was also the third youngest Indian to do so. 
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