first ascent of Linku Chuli

 

 

Climbers make first ascent of Linku Chuli


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Seven climbers including four female scaled Linku Chuli 2 in the Rolwaling Valley/Nepal, making the first-ever successful ascent of the unclimbed peak
They stood atop the 6,659-metre peak on October 28.
The women climbers choose Linku Chuli 2 this autumn to prepare themselves for the upcoming spring expedition. “14 women from 14 countries will begin their expedition in the spring season with an aim to complete all 14 peaks above 8,000 m
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Linku Chuli 2 First ascent summiteers:
Kanchhi maya Tamang (31) from Nepal, Margaritta Lucia Silvestre (30) from Peru, Yin Hung Tsang (43) from China and Ma Soledad Castro Serrano (46) from Mexico, Nima Gyalzen Sherpa, Mingma Nuru Sherpa and Lhakpa Nuru SherpaMany expeditions in the Himalayan autumn have decided to turn their attention to little-known and never climbed peaks.
Credit: The Himalayan Times