November 2005

Nepal Mountaineering Association


NMA-Day observed- 1 November 2005

The 33 rd Anniversary of NMA on 1 November 2005 was observed at NMA-Secretariat in the presence of Chief Guest Ms. Yankila Sherpa, Asst. Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation. Women Everest Summiteers, Ms. Junko Tabei, Ms. Pan Duo, and summiteers from different nations were also present

The women Everest summiteers planted trees in the International Mountaineers' Memorial Park (IMMP) on the occasion of NMA Day.

Apple Project & Illegal Climbing- 2-5 November 2005

Mr. Ang Kaji Sherpa 'Kisan'- Treasurer, and Mr. Diwas Pokhrel, Executive Board Member together with Ms. Junko Tabei and large group of Japanese tourists visited the Apple Project at Chhuplung. Mr. Ang Kaji Sherpa 'Kisan', on behalf of NMA, thanked Ms. Tabei and the Japanese people for supporting the project. Mr. Sherpa and Mr. Pokhrel also travelled to the Khumbu region to monitor illegal climbing. They also discussed with SPCC at Namche measures to control illegal climbing on NMA peaks in Khumbu region.

Ms. Junko Tabei planting trees in IMMP, Kakani

Festival of Alpinism- 11-13 November 2005

NMA President Mr. Ang Tshering Sherpa and Executive Board Member Mr. Deepak Poudel attended Festival of Alpinism held in Prague, capital of Czech Republic from 11-13 November 2005 upon the invitation of Czech Mountaineering Association.

Fixed Rope & Fixed Camp- 21 November 2005

NMA Secretariat meeting held on 21 November 2005 urges not to put fixed rope permanently enroute or on to the summit of any NMA peaks and also request not to put fix camp at the base camp for not longer than the climbing duration.

Reception- 24 November2005

A reception program was held at Hotel Everest on 24 November 2005 in honour of Mr. Govinda Prasad Pandey for his appointment as Secretary of Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation.