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Ranvir Singh: first army officer to conquer highest mountains summits of seven continents

Ranvir Singh: first army officer to conquer highest mountains summits of seven continents

Ranvir Singh became first army officer to conquer highest mountains summits of seven continents. The highest mountains peaks of the seven continents of the world proved Dwarf before the courage of Colonel Ranvir Singh Jamval, the son of Jammu and Kashmir. On January 4, 2019 he successfully completed the climb of Mount Vinson Massif in Antarctica. Along with this, Colonel Ranvir Singh Jamwal has become the first military officer of the country, who has stepped on the hardest and the highest peak of seven continents. Colonel Ranvir Singh Jamwal, originally from Bhadauri village of Samba district, had left on December 25. After completing this summit on Thursday morning he landed in Punta Arenas of Antarctica. He has expressed gratitude on the blessings and cooperation of friends and countrymen to complete this summit.

Prior to this, Ranvir Jamwal has completed Asia and the world's highest peak Mount Everest, Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, Mount Carstenesz Pyramid in Australia, Mount Elbrus in Europe, Mount Aconcagua in South America and Mount Denali in North America have completed climbing. . They have the distinction of successfully climbing Mount Everest three times. More than 30 summits have been made in six continents. He is the only person in India who participated in the Everest Summit, and in his dynamic leadership, a total of 51 climbers climbed Everest.

The list of Colonel Ranvir Singh climbed summits

Date

Summit

Continent

Altitude

October 23, 2010

Mount Kilimanjaro

Africa

19340

January 01, 2013

Mount Aconcagua

South America

22841

June 26, 2014

Mount Elbrus

Europe

18510

October 09, 2015

Mount Carstenesz Pyramid

Australia

16024

June 20, 2017

Mount Denali

North America

20320

January 04, 2019

Mount Vinson Messif

Antarctica

16050

Besides it, Colonel Ranvir Singh has stepped on Mount Everest, the world’s highest mountain peak, for three times in the years 2012, 2013 and 2016.

Colonel Ranvir Singh

  • Colonel Ranvir Singh is an army officer, born on 26 December 1975, in the Badhori in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir.
  • He joined the Dogra Regiment (15 Dogra). After hard and strict disciplinary training from Indian Military Academy of Dehradun, Jamwal commissioned to Jat 11 during June of 2002.
  • He undergone course of mountaineering from High Altitude Warfare School, after joining 11 Jat.
  • He has an achievement of climbing Mount Everest for three times.
  • He is honored with Highest Adventure Award of India which is equivalent to Arjuna Award is called Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award.
  • Ranvir Singh has been awarded IMF Gold Medal in 2017, for the Best Mountaineer of India by Indian Mountaineering Foundation(IMF).
  • Jamwal has also received ‘Sher-e-Kashmir’, highest honor of Jammu and Kashmir for Best sportsperson.
  • Colonel Jamwal has won ‘Vishisht Sewa Medal” twice  from Indian Army, alongwith seven awards he received from army.
  • In 2015, Ranvir was a the leader of rescue team who saved lives of mountaineers fromthe Earthquake near the Everest base camp.
Q.1 Name the army officer who has been awarded 'Vishisht Sewa Medal' twice ?
A. Bipin Rawat
B. Ranvir Singh
C. Jasbir Walia
D. S S Sangwan
Answer...
Ans: Ranvir Singh
Q.2 Which mountain peak is conquered by Colonel Ranvir Singh, three times?
A. Mount Kilimanjaro
B. Mount Vinson Messif
C. Mount Elbrus
D. Mount Everest
Answer...
Ans: Mount Everest

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