City boy Sagar Kasana hoisted India’s Tri-Colour flag at Mount ElbrusAugust 16, 2018, Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad’s zealous mountaineer Sagar Kasana at just 19 years of age has climbed Russia’s highest peak Mount Elbrus and hoists India’s flag of occasion of Independence Day. On Tuesday, the climber covered whopping distance of 18442 foots above sea-level to tag the difficult task in his account of achievements.
Sagar’s proud father Ajab Asana, discussing the news with media informed that the boy flied to Moscow from Delhi on 4th of August taking first step towards his dream. From Russia’s Mineralni Vody Airport he started his journey along with 5 members team to the Mount Elbrus. Along with Sagar, professional climbers of Mongolia, New Zealand and Russia joined the team to accomplish the task.
Sagar was the youngest mountaineer in his team of 5 members, starting his journey towards his dream, Sagar reached East and West peak of the giant mountain on 14th of August. In total both the peaks measure 11263 meter which is a national record for any mountaineer in India.
In addition to this the boy accomplished the most difficult job of his life as near the peak, the wind was blowing at 50kmph speed and the temperature recorded at the time Sagar reached his dream spot was -30 degree Celsius.