June 2018

Nepal Mountaineering Association

Issue-144   

Completion of Monsoon Madness Lead Climbing Competition -2 June 2018

Nepal Mountaineering Association organized Monsoon Madness Climbing Competition 5th National Bouldering competition to promote sport climbing activities in Nepal. The competition was held on 1sst and 2nd June 2018 at Kathmandu Sport Climbing Center,Paknajol.
Mr Sambhu Tamang was the chief guest for the program. Result of the program is as follows.

Rank                            Male                                                    Female
1                                  Bhim Bahadur Tamang                        Pancha Maya Tamang
2                                  Bijay Sunar                                         Swastika Chaudgary
3                                  Niraj Karki                                          Rusha Pradhan
4                                  Pemba Sherpa                                     Venisha Rajbahak
5                                  Tintin Tenzin                                      Rai Bimala Sunar
6                                 Pranil Man Shrestha

 

      

Celebration of World Environment Day 2018

Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) organized tree plantation program at its' International Memorial Park (IMMP), Kakani on 5 June to mark World Environment Day 2018 with the slogan of Beat Plastic Pollution. The chief guest for the program was Hon'ble Minister for Water Supply and Sanitation Bina Magar. The chief guest also laid the foundation stone for the construction of memorial pillar of Everest summiteer Late Prakah Dahal. In the program, NMA President Santa Bir Lama highlighted the problem in carrying development programs at IMMP and requested the chief guest to initiate for the process to handover the authority of land to NMA. The chief guest also assured her full support to NMA for the smooth implementation of programs in the park.

  

NMA Participation at Asian Cup 2018 - 12 June

NMA organized a flag handover program on 12th June 2018 at NMA Secretariat to the participants of Asian Cup that will be held at Bangkok from 15-17 June 2018. Panchamaya Tamang, and Bhim Bahadur Tamang will participate in this competition.

After participating at Asian Cup 2018 from 15-17 June 2018 they are back to Kathmandu on 18th June 2018.

  

Flag handover to Mingma David Sherpa- 13 June

NMA handed over NMA flag to its Executive Board Member Mingma Daiv Sherpa on 13 June 2018 at NMA Secretariat. Mr. Sherpa is leaving for his expedition to Mt. K2. NMA President Santa Bir Lama along with the member of Peak Profile preparation Committee member were present during the program.

Press Meet : 39th Basic mountaineering Course 2018 (Kathmandu and Manang from 8th June -21 July 2018) & Certificate Distribution Program: High Mountain Rescue Training 2018 Mountaineering Leadership Course-Component II 2018 and Mountaineering Leadership Course-Component III (Winter Component 2018

NMA organized a press conference to inform about 39th Basic Mountaineering Course to be organized at Kathmandu and Manang from 8th June to 21st July 2018. There are total 45 students including 1 foreigner. In the same program, NMA also distributed the certificate to the participant of Mountain Leadership Training component II 2018, Mountain Leadership Component III-2018 (winter Component) and high mountain Rescue Training 2018. Details of these training are as follow


Mountain Leader Course, Component II
Training fee: Rs 7000/-
Training Duration: 5 Jan – 8 Jan 2018
Training venue: Kathmandu and Solukhumbu, PK Peak
No of trainees: 15
Name list of instructors
1. Tul Singh Gurung – Training Co-ordinator
2. Keshar Shrestha- Chief Instructor
3. Dawa Tashi Sherpa – Instructor
4. Lachhuman Tamang – Instructor

NMA Mountain Leader Course – Winter Component III-2018
Training fee: Rs 7000/-
Training Duration: 25 Feb-8 March 2018
Training venue: Kathmandu and Gorkha, Barpak, Rupinala Pass
No of trainees: 10
Name list of instructors
1. Tul Singh Gurung – Training Co-ordinator
2. Dawa Tashi Sherpa - Chief Instructor
3. Keshar Shrestha – Instructor
4. Mani Kumar Rai – Instructor 


High Mountain Rescue Training 2018
The annual training program in coordination with Nepal Mountaineering Instructors Association (NMIA)
Training fee: Rs 18,000/-
Training Duration: 1 Jan-20 Jan 2018
Training venue: Kathmandu and Langtang
No of trainees: 15
Name list of instructors: 
1. Lhakpa Norbu Sherpa Coordinator
2. Tenzeeng Sherpa Chief instructor
3. Pemba Rita Sherpa Instructor
4. Abrial Rai Instructor
5. Bikash kunwar Equipment in charge

  

See-off for the participants of 39th Basic Mountaineering Course 2018

NMA President Santa Bir Lama along with other officials, board members and staff of NMA saw off the 44 trainee and 11 instructors of 39th Basic Mountaineering Course on 26 June 2018. The training started from 8 June in Kathmandu and it will complete on 21 July 2018. They left today for Manang to complete the remaining part of BMC. Mr. Lakpa Sherpa is chief instructor for the training and Mr. Tul Singh Gurung is the coordinator of the training.