Amgoth Tukaram Conquers Europe’s highest peak
The 21-year-old Amgoth Tukaram scaled Mount Elbrus, the highest peak in the European continent and the most famous peak in the world.
It is located in Russia; Mount Elbrus summit is 18,210 feet (5,642 meters) above sea level.
Tukaram, a native of Tekkelapally Tanda village of Yacharam Mandal in Ranga Reddy District, started his journey on July 20 and scaled the Mount Elbrus on July 27. Due to rough weather, he had stopped hiking further and spent his night at a camp in the mountains for two to three days. Soon after the weather circumstances become favourable; he started his journey and accomplished the summit.
Tukaram said over phone, “This was my third summit after scaling Mount Kilimanjaro on July 22, 2018, and Mount Everest on May 22, 2019. I have scaled yesterday (July 27) at 7.45 am successfully to Mount Elbrus. It was a very challenging task and I thought that I could not make it”.
The proud mountaineer also said that his aim is to make his nation proud. He faced financial trouble and was supported by IAS officer from Telangana.
“My aim is to make my nation proud. A retired IAS officer from Telangana helped me financially in my summit,” he said.