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4 South Koreans Successfully Climb Mt. Ama Dablam in Nepal
By Anil Giri
Kathmandu Correspondent
Mt. Ama Dablam in Nepal

Four South Korean nationals successfully climbed Mt. Ama Dablam at a height of 6,812 metres on Jan. 4, 2011, it was reported on Tuesday.

According to Bamsi Kumar Acharya, a liaison officer at the Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, South Korean nationals Kim Ji-Soung, Kim Seok-Soo, Heo Mun-Cheol, and Lee Jong-Rok had successfully scaled the mountain last Tuesday.

He added that there were nine members in the group organised by Trekking Camp Expedition.

The climbers became the first team which achieved success during the winter season and also the first team to conquer a peak in the new year.



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Anil Giri serves as Kathmandu Correspondent for The Seoul Times.As a journalist he has worked for such news media as Annapurna Post, BBC, and Himalayan Times for years. He finished his both undergrad Economics degree and his MA degree in English Literature at Tribhuvan Univ., Kathmandu. He also holds a diploma in Development Journalism from prestigious Indian Institute of Mass Communication-IIMC, New Delhi, India.

 

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