Nepal for all seasons
September 27 , 2013
Fourteen climbers of the Seven Summits Manaslu Expedition 2013 have reached the summit of Mt Manaslu (8163m) – the eighth tallest peak in the world.
According to a press statement issued by the Tourism Industry
Division under the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, the team
led by Tunc Findik reached the summit on September 25.
Other members of the team were Ji Han from China, Yi Wang from China, Yang Gao of China, Xiangwen Kou from China, Hiroyuki Ishikawa from Japan, Yaskuko Kikuchi from Japan and Nepali climbing guides Satish Man Pati, Panuru Sherpa, Mingma Chhiring Sherpa, Karma Gyalje Sherpa, Pemba Sherpa, Sona Sherpa and Tendi Sherpa.
The division had given the expedition team 75 days, starting September 6, to climb the Gorkha-based mountain.