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Autumn climbing season commences on Mt. Dhaulagiri

30 September 2023  

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MYAGDI: The autumn season heralds the commencement of mountaineering activities on Mt. Dhaulagiri in Nepal’s Myagdi district.

Dhaulagiri, the world’s seventh-highest mountain, graces the landscape of Dhaulagiri Rural Municipality-4 in Myagdi.

The ascent officially began on Friday, orchestrated by the seasoned Sherpas of Seven Summit Trek, who skillfully paved the way from the Dhaulagiri mountain base camp to its summit.

Sherpa Mingma, a key member of the Seven Summit Trek team, stated that a group of 13 individuals, including four foreigners, achieved the remarkable feat of successfully scaling the 8,167-meter high Dhaulagiri, Friday.

Among the climbers, Elina Pekova from Russia, Kalasdair Mackenzie from France, Hoskuder Hoddi from Iceland, and Moses Fiamonsini from Brazil stood atop Dhaulagiri, their dreams realized.

The dedicated Sherpa team that accompanied them comprised Nima Rinji Sherpa, Tenzen Sherpa (Lama), Mingtemba Sherpa, Pasang Nurbu Sherpa, Pasang Dawa Sherpa, Nangba Sherpa, Mingma Nurbu Sherpa, and Pemba Dorchi Sherpa, all reaching the peak of Mt. Dhaulagiri.

According to the Department of Tourism, 12 male and 11 female mountaineers from four separate groups secured the necessary permits to embark on their Dhaulagiri expedition, enlisting the services of various trekking companies.

Publish Date : 30 September 2023 10:15 AM

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