Born in Jaipur, Rajasthan, Saachi was initiated into mountaineering by her father at the tender age of seven, and spent her childhood, trekking, climbing and summiting peaks all over the world. An award-winning student of mass communication at Delhi University’s Indraprastha College for Women, she happens to be the youngest Indian to scale Australia’s 10 highest (75km hike) peaks in just 50 hours to get her name registered in the Limca Book of Records. She is also the youngest Indian to scale the intimidating Mt. Elbrus (Europe’s highest peak).
In between, she has climbed Mt. Everest, Mt. McKinley and peaks in the Himalayas – Garhwal, Sikkim, Spiti, Himachal, among many others. Saachi did her first-ever adventure mountaineering course under the mentorship of Brigadier MM Masur, former principal of Nehru Institute of Mountaineering. She is also actively associated with the IMF in Delhi.