Nepalese women mountaineers footstep to create a new record on Mt. K2

 

Mountaineers from Nepal smile with an Italian climber.

Mountaineers from Nepal smile with an Italian climber.

KATHMANDU, Nepal–Members of the “First Nepali Women Expedition to K2 2014″ with an Italian climber at the base camp of Mount K2. With a message of ‘Women Climbing for Climate’ the team comprising three young women climbers– Maya Sherpa, Dawa Yangzum Sherpa and Pasang Lhamu Sherpa – is in their attempt to become the first ‘all-women’ team from Nepal on the top of Mt. K2, the second highest mountain on earth. Upon reaching their goal, the team will raise the banner of ICIMOD on the summit. During the expedition, the team will also document and record material on mountain women and climate change.

It is estimated that the expedition will take about, to the end of August 2014, starting from Kathmandu. During the expedition, the team will also document and record material on mountain women and climate change.

News Source : Nepal Mountain News
Image : Dawa Yangzum Sherpa.

Share:Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterPin on PinterestGoogle+Share on LinkedIn

Comments

comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *