Today, on 11th Dec 2021, Giripremi celebrated International Mountain Day on 11 different hills of Pune & Pimpri -Chinchwad region alongwith Giripremi’s 11 Everest summitters and veteran mountaineers. Amidst the cold yet pleasant winter day, over 1500 enthusiastic nature lovers, runners, mountaineers, environmentalists, participated in mountain run & mountain walk events at 11 different trails.
United Nations in 2003, has declared 11 December as International Mountain Day to promote sustainable development in mountain terrains and create awareness about preservation and protection of the mountains and its biodiverisity. #mountainsmatter Giripremi, since last five years has been regularly celebrating this event by organising various events to pay its tribute to the mountains, and its biodiversity.
This year, Giripremi in association with Vidya Valley School, Vasundhara Abhiyan Baner, Pimpri Chinchwad Mountaineering Club, Swatantryaveer Savarkar Mandal, Nisargaraja, Veervidya, Love Care Share Foundation, Motiwale Sports, Mountain Edge Foundation, Vrukshavalli Parivar, Sahyadri Trekkers, Swaroopseva, Avirat Shramadan, think Green, National Service Scheme, conducted 3 km mountain walk and mountain run events along with Giripremi’s Everest summitters and Veteran Mountaineers. The response was so immense from all sections of society that, from 5 year old kids to 74 year old senior citizens actively sported IMD Badges on their t shirts and marched together to the hill tops.
The event concluded with everyone worshipping the mountain goddess and chanting the mountain pledge to protect and preserve mountains and its surroundings.
Giripremi is thankful to all enthusiastic mountain lovers, who participated in the event and made it a huge success!
Giripremi is thankful to Mr. Indraneel Chitale, Partner, Chitale Bandhu Mithaiwale, for associating with Giripremi and arranging the snacks for the entire energetic crowd!
We hope that on this special occasion, everyone will pledge to standby the mountains and ensure its preservation in future!