Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) on Tuesday felicitated the members of the first ever Successful Mariyang Peak expedition team.
NMA president Mr. Santa Bir lama and General Secretary Mr. Kul bahadur Gurung felicitated all the members of the record holder team by presenting them with Khada and letter of appreciation amid a function at Kathmandu.
A team of 7 from Korea Alpine Rescue Association (KARA) successfully climbed the Peak on October 20, 2021. All the members of the team had reached the top of the peak between 9:10am to 9:30am on that day.
Located at a remote area of Dolpa, Mariyang Peak was unclimbed till the day, though it was opened by Nepal Government.
Team leader of the expedition team Mr. Koo Eun Soo shared the experience of chasing this historic achievement. “Journey was one of the most memorable for us. It took almost four days even to locate the base camp”, Mr. Koo said, “We would like to thank the government of Nepal for granting us a permit for this unclimbed and adventurous peak. Also, we would like to thank you all who supported us to achieve this.”
NMA president Mr. Santa Bir lama congratulated the team adding that this would surely help us to promote Nepal’s Mountain Tourism.
“This is an important achievement in the history of Nepali Mountain Tourism. So, I would like to thank you all the climbers for attempting this. I also like to thank KARA president Mr. Roh Ick Sang for encouraging the climbers”, He said, “This will surely help to promote Nepali Mountain Tourism.”