Mongolian climber summits Mt Manaslu for the first time

2019-10-09 17:36:53

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On the morning of September 25, Mongolian climber B.Batbold reached the summit of the Manaslu Mountain in Nepal, becoming the first Mongolian person to climb the eighth highest mountain in the world at 8,163 meters above sea level.

He ascended the Mount Manaslu along with six other 6 mountaineers from China, Canada, Pakistan and Iceland and 5 alpine guides from Nepal without any supplemental oxygen. B.Batbold, who lives in Australia, successfully climbed the Mount Kosciuszko in Australia elevated at 2228 in March 2008 and the Mera Peak (6461 meters) of the Himalayan mountain with his son B.Luvsanjav in April 2017.

The Mount Manaslu was first climbed on May 9, 1956 by Toshio Imanishi and Gyalzen Norbu, members of a Japanese expedition. 

Mongolian climbers who reached the summits of the Himalaya range are; 

G. Usukhbayar (State Honored Athlete of Mongolia and International Sports Master) climbed the Mount Everest (8848 meters) in 2005,

B.Gangaamaa, (State Honored Athlete of Mongolia and International Sports Master) conquered K2 Mountain (8611 meters) in 2018, 

J.Byambasuren (International Sports Master) climbed Lhotse Mountain (8516 meters) in 2018, 

L.Boldbaatar (State Honored Athletes and International Master) ascended the Cho Oyu (8201 meters) in 2001,

B.Batbold climbed the Mount Manaslu (8163 meters) in 2019

U.Batmanlai (International Master) ascended the Shishapangma Mountain (8013 meters) in 2013.