• NEPAL - Everest Base Camp Trek With Cho-La Pass on 10 December, 2018 Join a Group
acetreks logo
grapgic
+977 9851139920(Narayan)
+977-1-4429022
info@acetreks.com
Sep 12, 2015

French army team to scale Annapurna peaks

POKHARA: A team of French army personnel is all set to scale the Mount Annapurna in Kaski district.

Organising an event on Friday, tourism entrepreneurs in Pokhara extended their best wishes to the team.

Four members of the team will ascend the 8,091-metre high Annapurna I while three others will scale the 7,219-metre high Annapurna South, according to the expedition team leader Major Jean Yves Igonenc.

Igonenc and team’s doctor Valentine Malavoy, however, will not scale any of the summits.

The team will leave Pokhara for the Ghandruk-based Annapurna Base Camp on Saturday, according to the Major.

Mountaineering guide Tndi Sherpa said the team would leave for the peaks without oxygen support.

Two French Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal had climbed the Annapurna I on June 3, 1950, around three years before the Mount Everest was scaled for the first time.

Som Bahadur Thapa, Chairman of the Pokhara Tourism Council (PTC), which organised the farewell event, said the expedition would help Nepal tourism revive after the devastating April 25 earthquake.

SOURCE: http://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/french-army-team-to-scale-annapurna-peaks/

For any queries and Booking this packages email us at info@acetreks.com we are ready to Answer your queries and best booking option from Nepal Leading Trekking and Tours company.
graphic

Our Blogs

Manaslu Trek 11 June, 2018

If you have not taken the Manaslu Trek, you owe it to yourself to make the journey! Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world at 8,163 meters above...

WE ARE ASSOCIATED WITH :

asociate

WE ACCEPT :

card
helphimalaya