08 January 2022

Capt. Harpreet Chandi becomes first Indian-origin woman to trek solo to South Pole.

Captain Harpreet Chandi, an Indian-origin British Sikh Army officer, has scripted history by completing a solo unsupported trek to the South Pole. Chandi announced her history-making feat on her blog at the end of Day 40 after travelling 1,127 kilometres while pulling a pulk or sledge with all of her kit and battling temperatures of minus 50 degrees Celsius and wind speeds of around 60mph..

British Sikh Army officer and a physiotherapist, Harpreet Chandi has created history by becoming the first woman of Indian origin to complete a solo unsupported trek to the South Pole. 

Source: www.deccanherald.com

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