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Telegraph on City Sportsman

Real sports share their tales

Mountaineer Debabrata Mukherjee gave a dog a piggyback while trekking from Kedarnath to Badrinath so that it didn’t get lost. City mountaineers, long-distance runners and cyclists shared many such anecdotes with a rapt audience of sports enthusiasts at the inaugural…

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Debabrata Mukherjee

SportizTalks – A New Platform for Sports Lovers of Kolkata

The last speaker of the day was Debabrata Mukherjee, a mountaineer. Currently a trainer, Debabrata has the conquered several peaks around the globe, including the world’s highest, Mount Everest. Sharing his experiences, he said, he had faced many near death…

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Summiting Bhagirathi III

In a first, Kolkata climbers reach Bhagirathi III peak in Garwhal Himalayas

A team of mountaineers from Kolkata has created a record by climbing the unconquered Bhagirathi III in the Garwhal Himalayas recently. There had been several unsuccessful attempts in the past by climbers across the globe to scale Bhagirathi.  A city-based…

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Summit of Bhagirathi III

Kolkata climbers reach Bhagirathi III via North Ridge

KOLKATA: Sixty-three years after the first confirmed summiting of Mount Everest by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, Bhagirathi III in the Garwhal Himalayas has finally been conquered. After several unsuccessful attempts by climbers across the globe, an Indian Mountaineering Foundation…

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Bhagirathi III

Debabrata Mukherjee and his team has successfully summited Mt. Bhagirathi III (6454m) via virgin North Ridge

Debabrata Mukherjee and his team has successfully summited Mt. Bhagirathi III via north ridge on 15th September, 2015 at 11:15 am. Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF) and Pathajatra club jointly organised this Himalayan peak expedition to Mt. Bhagirathi (6454m) via virgin…

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Approaching the summit of Everest

Kolkata’s climber may be oldest Indian to conquer Everest

KOLKATA: Debabrata Mukherjee and Biplab Baidya’s dreams of getting to the Mount Everest summit have been realized but the world’s highest peak has exacted a price. Baidya, for whom it was a first major expedition, is likely to lose the…

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