Saturday, September 8, 2018

Giripremi exhibits photo exhibition on Mt. Everest


PUNE (NIGDI): Premier mountaineering institute Giripremi has organised a unique exhibition of mountain photos and equipment, The Invincible Heights, at Swatantryaveer Savarkar Sadan, Sector 25, Pradhikaran, Nigadi, Pimpri Chinchwad.

It was inaugurated Shravan Hardikar, Commissioner, Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation. Deepak Lokhande, Director, ICRC and Pradeep Patil, Jt. Secretary, Swatantryaveer Savarkar Mandal, Nigdi were chief guests for the program. The timings for the two-day long Exhibition is 10 AM to 8 PM and it is free and open for all.

Commissioner Hardikar was impressed with the exhibition theme and set up. He said, “Giripremi has done tremendous job by organizing such a wonderful exhibition in Pimpri- Chinchwad city. I would request all the people across age groups to visit this expedition as it is a source of inspiration. This is a unique opportunity for younger generation to get inspiration they need. Giripremi is doing remarkable things and we should support them.”

An avid trekker and an environment lover, Hardikar was really pleased after knowing theobjectives of Kangchenjunga Eco Expedition 2019 and Eco Project. He has promised support Kangchenjunga Eco Expedition 2019 and wished success for the expedition. Lokhande said that Giripremi is a source of energy for him. He never climbed a single hill, still the adventures Giripremi mountaineers do fascinate him. It provides energy to achieve something in life, not only to him but also to thousands of people. He said Giripremi is university of mountaineering field and it will achieve the success in all the upcoming expeditions.

The USP of the expedition is photos of thrilling climb on world’s highest peak Mt. Everest, thunderous photos of Giripremi’s 8000 meters peaks expedition and photos of rich biodiversity of Mt. Kanchenjunga (where Giripremi has organized a biggest civilian expedition in April- May 2019) region along with difficulties of the climbing on world’s third highest peak. Along with photos, mountaineering equipment from Rock Pitons, down suit to oxygen cylinder and masks are kept for the exhibition.

Common curiosity about what clothes, shoes mountaineers wear during the expedition is also answered by experienced mountaineers during the exhibition. Giripremi’s Everesteer are conducting special sessions to share their climbing experiences. It is a golden opportunity for adventure lovers and school kids to see some of the breath-taking photos and to listen Everesteer. The exhibition is free and open to all. You can visit the exhibition from 10 AM to 8 PM on Sunday.


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