Friday, January 6, 2017

Himalayan Mountaineering expedition photo exhibition

6 Jan 2017

PUNE : Himalayan Mountaineering expedition photo exhibition is inaugurated by the hands of famous actor-director Girish Kulkarni. India’s leading mountaineering club Giripremi presents a unique opportunity to experience the thrill of climbing eight thousander mountains through the stories captured in the cameras of mountaineers in photography exhibition organized on 6th to 8th January at Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru Sanskrutik Bhavan, Ghole Road, Shivaji Nagar, Pune.

The exhibition reveals the journey of five extreme altitude expeditions organized by Giripremi in last five years namely - Pune Everest 2012, Lhotse Everest 2013, Makalu 2014, Cho Oyu and Dhaulagiri 2016. Also, the special mountaineering equipment used in these expeditions is displayed in the exhibition.

Chatrpati Shivaji awardee and leader of Giripremi’s eight thousander expedition Umesh Zirpe, Giripremi’s President Aanand Palande, founder president Ushaprabha Page alongwith many members of Giripremi, members of exhibition sponsors ‘Primes and Zooms’ ‘Siddharth Tours’ ‘Fly Catchers’ ‘Mudra Fine arts’ ‘Khadke Products’ ‘Royal touch events’ ‘Everest Adventure gears’ and many outdoor enthusiasts were present on this occasion.

In 2017, Giripremi has planned various mountaineering expeditions to the Himalayas. Expedition to a seven thousand meter high Kun peak (7077M) near Kargil is one of them. This exhibition is organized as part of promotion and fund raising activities for this expedition.


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