Raipur, Jun 09: After nearly five years of hard work, the determined Rahul Gupta from Ambikapur became the first person from Chhattisgarh to climb the Mount Everest recently.
Sharing his experience with media persons on returning back from expedition, the young Mountaineer Rahul Gupta said that he turned his hobby of climbing into profession of mountaineering with his hard work and successfully climbed the Mount Everest peak after failing twice in the year 2015 and 2016. He said that passion, understanding as well as good mental and physical health was key to his success in climbing the Mount Everest and added that all these qualities are equally key factor in life of individual to become a successful person.
About his future venture, he said that he would now target to climb the Antarctica in future. Regarding his future, he said that he wants to promote mountaineering as adventure sports in the
He said that before going for mountain climbing, the people should understand the mountain and added that experience is key before taking up big expedition.
He said that adequate training is essential before attempting climbing. He said that tourism too could be developed through adventure sports in Chhattisgarh.