7 Nepali climbers scale 7,162-metre Baruntse

Mount Baruntse

Kathmandu, October 16

In yet another good news for the country’s travel and tourism industry, a team of seven Nepali climbers has scaled Mount Baruntse (7,162 metres) in eastern Nepal on Thursday.

Mira Acharya, a director at the Department of Tourism, says the team led by Dawa Steven Sherpa reached the peak of the mountain yesterday.

Asian Trekking Pvt Ltd had managed the expedition.

This is the third successful climbing recorded in Nepal in this season. Previous to this, an expedition team led by the Bahraini Prince Mohamed Hamad Mohamed Al Khalifa had climbed Mount Lobuche (6,119 metres) and Mount Manaslu (8,156 metres) recently.

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