THT, KATHMANDU: With the world climbers scaling different mountains in the spring climbing season, two climbers have set new records for their countries on different peaks above 8,000 m, according to the expedition organiser.
Beni Hojyu, a senior official at Cho Oyu Treks said that Peter Hámor successfully climbed Mt Dhaulagiri (8,167 m) on Monday becoming the first Slovak climber to complete all 14 mountains above 8,000 m without using supplemental oxygen. “Peter along with his climbing partner Michael Sabovčíkom stood atop the world’s seventh highest mountain in an alpine style,” she said, adding that Peter was the only climber in the world who climbed Mt Annapurna twice.
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Rajan Pokhrel, The Himalayan Times
Published: May 16, 2017 3:36 pm On: Nepal