Four women journalists scale Mt Everest

23rd May, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, May 23: A First Women Journalists Everest Expedition-2018 (FWJEE18) team has successfully reached the summit of Mt Everest.

Liaison Officer Gyanendra Shrestha from the Everest Base Camp informed that the four members of the team climbed Mt Everest at 6 am on Wednesday. Priya Laxmi Karki of News 24 could only make it to Camp 3 and got back due to her health issue., he said.

Other members scaling Mt Everest from the team include team leader Rojita Buddhacharya of BP Koirala Memorial Planetarium Observatory and Science Museum, Rosha Basnet of RSS, Kalpana Maharjan of Megha Television and independent journalist Deurali Chamling.

The team has also taken the flag of the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) at the top of Mt Everest.

Expedition of this season has almost come to the end and just one or two climbers are left to reach the top of Mt Everest, according to Liaison Officer Shrestha. Till today, more than 340 climbers have scaled Mt Everest in this spring season.