Kathmandu: Nepali climbers have successfully scaled Mount Kilimanjaro & Mount Aconcagua, the highest peak in Africa and South America, promoting the ‘Visit Nepal-2020’ campaign.
The two Sherpa climbers have successfully scaled the highest peak in Africa on December 25, where they stood the 5,895m peak. They wereNgima Lama Sherpa of Adventure Small World Treks & Expeditions and Pasang Sherpa of Nepal Trekking Tourism & Adventure Pvt Ltd.
Ngima Lama Sherpa said that they have reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro carrying a banner of Visit Nepal-2020after arriving in Kathmandu. Kilimanjaro was the first ascent for both of them to continue the Mission 7 Summits by 2025. They would climb more mountains along with other world climbers to promote Visit Nepal-2020.
The four Nepali climbers have successfully scaled the highest peak in South America. Tashi Lakpa, Karma Tenzing Sherpa, HalungDorchi Sherpa, and Satish Man Pati stood atop the 6,962-metre peak where over 50 world climbers joined the team to promote the ‘Visit Nepal-2020’ campaign.
Tashi Lakpa Sherpa, team leader of the Seven Summit Expedition, said that they reached the summit of Mount Aconcagua on January 4 carrying a banner of Visit Nepal-2020.
With the successful ascent of Mount Aconcagua, Tashi Lakpa completed his fifth mountain this winter in his mission to measure all seven highest peaks in all seven continents. He has to climb two more peaks Mount Vinson in Antarctica and Mount Carstenz pyramid in Australia to achieve the feat. The Managing Director of Seven Summit Treks has already climbed Mt Everest, Denali, Elbrus and Kilimanjaro.