Spring 2015 | First Summits of the Season on Annapurna

End of March generally marks the start of climbing expeditions in Nepal. It’s when climbers from all around the world arrive in Kathmandu. Dreamers Destination team will also be reaching Kathmandu on March 28th. But they will be returning to Nepalese capital after success ascent of notoriously dangerous Annapurna. Utilizing the stable snow conditions in pre-Spring season, 13 climbers topped the mountain this afternoon.


Seven members and six Sherpa reached the summit at around 02:45pm local time, today. Here is the list of summiteers as confirmed by Temba Tsheri Sherpa, Managing Director at Dreamers Destination Treks and Expeditions.

1. Zhang Liang (China)
2. Liu Honszhong (China)
3. Mrs Hong Jing Doeg (China)
4. Samuli Mansikka (Finland)
5. Muharrem Aydin Irmak (Turkey)
6. Zdravko Dejanovic (Macedonia)
7. Reza Shahlaee (Iran)
8. Mingma G. Sherpa (Nepal - expedition leader)
9. Anggeli Sherpa (Nepal)
10. Ngima Ongchhu Sherpa (Nepal)
11. Pemba (Nepal)
12. Kazi Sherpa (Nepal)
13. Nima Gyalzen Sherpa (Nepal)

(*Names/spellings of Chinese climbers are updated)

Team in Kathmandu before start of expedition; Source
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