June 1: Fourteen mountaineers including four foreigners successfully reached atop Mount Kanchenjunga on Thursday.
The climbers who scaled the third highest peak of the world included Yukta, Phursana, Tej, Mingmar, Dawa Yangjom, Dima, Pasang Dorji and Dima Dawa. One of the four foreigners was from the United States, two from Taiwan and one from France, said Mingma David Sherpa, manager of the Elite Expedition, which managed their expedition.
Prior to this ascent of the mountain, they successfully scaled the Mount Everest, he said. -- RSS