Tine and the Faraway Mountain – Children’s biography, A story of determination

Tine Mena was a young girl from  Mishmi hills of Arunachal Pradesh who heard the calling of the mountains. She had to hide her gender to become a army porter in the mountains, and after being discovered they let her stay on because her skills were so good, paving the way for more female porters.

Determined and inspired to summit Everest, she fundraised for her own private expedition, and against terrible weather conditions, managed to succeed.

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This is the story of Tine’s journey, a girl who loves to climb mountains.

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In the Mishmi hills of Arunachal Pradesh, Tine heard a wondrous call from the distant mountains. She was drawn to it, a sound only she could hear.

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