August 2015

Nepal Mountaineering Association

Issue-111   

Presentation on Earthquake, safety measures, & Rescue: 11 August
Dr. Bishal Nath Upreti did a presentation on 'Earthquake' on 11th August 2015at NMA secretariat. NMA President along with other officials, staffs and other visitors participated in the presentation program. His presentation created awareness among the participants as he explained detail on its effects, safety measure and rescue procedure to follow.

Presentation on Earthquake

Guinness World Records Certificate handover Ceremony: 15 August
NMA organized Guinness World Records Certificate handover ceremony for Ngima Chhamji Sherpa for being the youngest female in the world to climb Mt. Everest aged 16 years and 187 days old on 19 May 2012. Chief Guest for the program Acting Secretary for Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Mohan Krishna Sapkota handed over the certificate to Ms. Sherpa in the special program organized at Nepal Tourism Board on 15 August. Acting Director General of Department of Tourism Ramesh Adhikari, Executive Board Members of NMA, President of TAAN Ramesh Dhamala, NMA Advisers, committee members, journalists etc were also present in the program.

Presentation on Earthquake

NMA Mountain Leader Training Summer Component- 2015:
NMA Mountain Leader Training Summer Component started 23 August 2015.The training is going to be held in Kathmandu and Kakani from 23 August 2015 to 3rd September 2015. Instructor Mr. Tulsing Singh Gurung is the coordinator and Mr Mani Kumar Rai,Dawa Tashi Sherpa and Kishore Shrestha are the Tutors of the training. The names of the participants of the training are as follows.

S.No. Name Address
1 Abiral Rai Solukhumbu
2 Buddhi Bahadur Lama Kakani-6, Nuwakot
3 Ram Kaji Tiwari Pawai-9, Solukhumbu
4 Dasamdu Sherpa Bung-9, Solukhumbu
5 Dawa Chhiring Lama Hatiya-2, Sankhuwasabha
6 Dawa Finjok Sherpa Lambagar-3, Dolakha
7 Jase Rai Basa-7, Solukhumbu
8 Kusang Sherpa Solukhumbu
9 Lenduk Lhomi (Bhote) Chepuwa-2, Sankhuwasabha
10 Nima Lhaten Boudha-6, Jorpati
11 Parbati Joshi Glojung-1, Rasuwa
12 Arjun Kumar Rai Solukhumbu
13 Prakash Gurung Deurali-6, Tanahu
14 Sandip Rumba Lama Okharpauwa-3, Nuwakot
15 Shes Kanta Sharma Karkieta-2, Parbat
16 Indra Waiba Kakani-6, Nuwakot

Expeditions after Earthquake:
Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation organized a special program to inform about Team Kuriki-Mt. Everest 8848m Expedition 2015, Autumn- the first Everest expedition team to ascend Mt. Everest after earthquake in autumn season 2015. It was informed that nine more expedition teams are already granted the permission to climb and four are in the procedure to.

Presentation on Earthquake

The name list of those 14 expedition teams to climb mountains in this autumn season.

S.N. Team Name Agency Mountain Remark
1 SNT - Gaugiri Expedition 2015 Shangri-la Nepal Trek Pvt. Ltd Gaugiri (6110 m.) Brifing
2 Doshisha University Western Nepal Expedition 2015 Cosmo Trek Pvt. Ltd. Aichyn (6055 m.) Brifing
3 Mustang Expedition 2015 Happy Feet Mountaineers Pvt. Ltd. Mustang Himal I (6195 m.) Brifing
4 Spanish Mustang Himal Expedition Summer 2015 Prestige Adventure Pvt. Ltd. Mustang Himal I (6195 m.) Brifing
5 SNT Makalu Expedition - F20 Shangri-la Nepal Trek Pvt. Ltd. Makalu I (8463 m.) Brifing
6 Manshail Expedition 2015 Mountain Tribes Trekking P. Ltd. Mansail (6242 m.) Brifing
7 Annapurna South Expedition 2015 Mountain Tribes Trekking P. Ltd. Annapurna South (7219 m.) Brifing
8 Annapurna I South Face Expedition 2015 Mountain Tribes Trekking P. Ltd. Annapurna I (8091 m.) Brifing
9 Int'l Mt. Manaslu Expedition 2015 ATM Active Holiday Nepal Treks & Expedition P. Ltd. Manaslu (8163 m.) Brifing
10 Team Kuriki - Mt. Everest 8848 m. Expedition 2015, Autumn Bochi Bochi Trek P. Ltd. Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) (8848 m.) Brifing
11 Jac East Nepal Student's Expedition 2015 Cosmo Adventure Pvt. Ltd. Lhonak (Rifil Peak) (6070 m.)  
12 Jac East Nepal Student's Expedition 2015 Cosmo Trek Pvt. Ltd. Dzanye II (6318 m.)  
13 Alpine Kanjiroba Expedition 2015 Autumn Bochi Bochi Trek Pvt. Ltd. Shey Shikhar (6139 m.)  
14 Himalayan Experience-Manaslu 2015 Mountain Experience Pvt. Ltd. Manaslu (8163 m.)  

Announcement of NMA's Annual General Assembly:
NMA announced its 25th Annual General Assembly to be held on 14 September 2015(28 Bhadra 2072), Monday at Hotel Yak & Yeti.