‘Nepal Tourism Recovery Expedition 2020’ team ascends Mt Baruntse


: The ‘’ team successfully scaled (7,129 metres) in the , on Thursday.

A view of Mount Baruntse (7,129 metres) in the Khumbu in eastern , on Thursday, October 15, 2020. Photo courtesy: Asian Trekking

The expedition team comprising seven climbers including the Asian Trekking Managing Director, Dawa Steven Sherpa reached Camp II on Wednesday and pushed for the summit the following day.

The expedition was conducted to send a positive message to the climbing fraternity that ‘Nepal is safe for climbing’.

It has been learnt that Naga Dorjee Sherpa, Samden Bhote and Lhakpa Nuru Sherpa reached atop at 12:15 pm while Dawa Steven Sherpa and Pemba Tshering Sherpa reached at 12:25 pm.

Likewise, Samir Jung Thap and, Tsering Thundu Sherpa reached the top of the mountain at 12:40 pm.

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