January 2019

Nepal Mountaineering Association

Issue-150

27th Advance Mountaineering Course-3 January 2019

Nepal Mountaineering Association's (NMA) annual training program 27th Advance Mountaineering Course was conducted in Kathmandu and Langtang from 21 Dec 2018….. 28 trainees including one foreigner participant from Mongolia are participating in the training program, which will complete on 25 Jan 2019. The trainees and instructors left for Langtang on 3 Jan 2019 and they were given warm see off by Ist Vice President Deebas Bikram Shah, General Secretary Kul Bahadur Gurung, Secretary Tikaram Gurung and other board members.


27th Advance Mountaineering Course-3 January 2019

Nepal Mountaineering Association's (NMA) annual training program 27th Advance Mountaineering Course was conducted in Kathmandu and Langtang from 21 Dec 2018….. 28 trainees including one foreigner participant from Mongolia are participating in the training program, which will complete on 25 Jan 2019. The trainees and instructors left for Langtang on 3 Jan 2019 and they were given warm see off by Ist Vice President Deebas Bikram Shah, General Secretary Kul Bahadur Gurung, Secretary Tikaram Gurung and other board members.

Name list of instructors:

  1. Mr. Narendra Shahi Co-ordinator
  2. Mr. Lambabu Sherpa Chief Instructor
  3. Mr. Anup Gurung Instructor
  4. Mr. Tshering Pande Bhote Instructor
  5. Mr. Dawa Finju Lama Bhote Instructor
  6. Mr. Pasang Tendi Sherpa Instructor
  7. Mr. Riten Jangbu Sherpa Instructor
  8. Mr. Lhakpa Rangdu Sherpa Instructor
  9. Mr. Hareram Khadka Instructor
  10. Mr. Pem Chiring Sherpa Instructor
  11. Mr. Kishor Gurung Equipment In-charge

Name list of trainees:

  1. Mr. Pemba Gyaltsen Sherpa
  2. Mr. Jen Jen Sherpa
  3. Ms. Lhakpa Doma Sherpa
  4. Mr. Sudash Lama
  5. Mr. Ladar Sherpa
  6. Mr. Chhiring Namgyal Sherpa
  7. Mr. Gyan Bahadur Tamang
  8. Mr. Pemba Tshering Sherpa
  9. Mr. Tashi Sherpa
  10. Mr. Phurba Gyaljang Sherpa
  11. Mr. Tsering Dawa Sherpa
  12. Mr. Min Bahadur Gurung
  13. Mr. Ditesh Maharjan
  14. Mr. Lakpa Gyaljen Sherpa
  15. Mr. Pasang Sherpa
  16. Mr. Dawa Tenji Sherpa
  17. Mr. Chhiring Lama
  18. Mr. Jen Jen Lama
  19. Ms. Lakpa Yangji Sherpa
  20. Mr. Ges Man Tamang
  21. Mr. Suk Bahadur Gurung
  22. Mr. Phurba Tenjing Sherpa
  23. Mr. Ram Kaji Tiwari
  24. Mr. Chhiring Sherpa
  25. Mr. Pimba Angjuk Bhote
  26. Mr. Ramesh Gurung
  27. Mr. Kusang Sherpa
  28. Mr. Bat- Erdene Chimedtseren - Mongolia

High Mountain Rescue Training-3 January 2019

The participants of High Mountain Rescue Training left for Langtang on 3 Jan 2019. The training is jointly organized by Nepal Mountaineering Association and Nepal Mountaineering Instructors' Association (NMIA) from 31 Dec 2018 to 19 Jan 2019. Ist Vice President Deebas Bikram Shah, General Secretary Kul Bahadur Gurung, Secretary Tikaram Gurung and other board members saw off the participants in the special program organized at NMA premises.

Completion of 6th Park Young Seok Open Climbing Competion-20th Jan 2019

NMA in Coordination with Park Young Seok Foundation is organized 6th Park Young Seok Open Climbing Competition on 19th and 20th January 2019 at Himalayan Climbing & Mountaineering School. Director General of Department of Tourism Mr. Danduraj Ghimire.

Result for the competition was as follow :

Position Male Female
First TinTin Rai Panchhamaya Tamang
Second Niraj Karki Rusha Pradhan
Third Bijay Sunar Swastika Chaudhary

Dr. Harka Gurung Parbatiya Puraskar Handover Ceremony

Nepal Mountaineering Association organized Dr. Harka Gurung Parbatiya Puraskar Handover Ceremony on 20th January 2019 at Hotel Yak & Yeti, Durbarmag, Kathmandu. General Secretary of Nepal Mountaineering Association Mr. Kul Bahadur Gurung Conducted the program. Hon'ble Minister for Culture Tourism and Civil Aviation Mr. Rabindra Adhikari was the chief guest for the program. Mr. Krishna Prasad Devkota, Secretary for Ministry of Culture Tourism and Civil Aviation, Director General of Department of Tourism Mr. Danduraj Ghimire, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Mr, Park young Sik, high level government officials, representatives from different tourism related organization, President of UAAA Dr. Inn Jeong Lee, General Secretary of UAAA Ms. Christine Pae, Chairman of National Unification Advisory Council and Former Ministry Mr. Deog Ryong Kim along with other high level delegates of Korean and Executive Board Members of NMA were present during the program.

The program observed one minute silence in the memory of the demise of all national and international mountaineers. In the program, Chief Guest and Ms. Himchhuli Gurung, daughter of late Dr. Harka Gurung awarded Dr. Harka Gurung Mountaineering Award to Dr. Inn Jeong-Lee for his effort in promoting and development of tourism in Nepal.

After distribution of Dr. Harka Gurung Mountaineering Award,President of UAAA Dr. Inn Jeong Lee gave away PilotD'or Asia Award to NMA Executive Board Member, Mr. Mingma David Sherpa for his achievement in the field of mountaineering. At the same program Mr. Lee also donated US$ 5000 for the development of International Mountaineering Museum (IMM).

The Chief Guest handed over the token of love to Chairman of National Unification Advisory Council and Former Ministry Mr. Deog Ryong Kim. This program was concluded by the remarks of the chief guest Hon'ble Rabindra Adhikari, Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation.