KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Three women mountaineers are set to scale the world's highest peak, Mount Everest, on coming April with a view to providing support to Dalit, single and oppressed women.
An expedition team of three climbers led by Lakpa Yangjee Sherpa are climbing the highest summit with the slogan of 'Mountaineering for Women Self-reliance'; it was shared at a press conference organized by Tourism Journalist Association on Friday.
On the occasion, Lakpa Yangjee said they will start climbing the Everest for promoting tourism as well as increasing women's participation in the mountaineering sector.
The Everest Hardware is providing necessary logistic supports to the women mountaineer team. The team is climbing the highest peak through Assent Himalayan Trek and Expedition Company.
The mountaineers hailing from Solukhumbu have long been working in the field of mountaineering. RSS