An 18-member party of the Bahrain Royal Guard mountaineering team pose for photographs on Mount Lobuche East, a 6,119-metre Himalayan peak in Nepal they scaled in training for a successful ascent of 8,163-metre Mount Manaslu, the world’s eighth highest peak. Photo: AFP/Tashi Lakpa Sherpa/Seven Summit Treks An 18-member party of the Bahrain Royal Guard mountaineering team pose for photographs on Mount Lobuche East, a 6,119-metre Himalayan peak in Nepal they scaled in training for a successful ascent of 8,163-metre Mount Manaslu, the world’s eighth highest peak. Photo: AFP/Tashi Lakpa Sherpa/Seven Summit Treks
An 18-member party of the Bahrain Royal Guard mountaineering team pose for photographs on Mount Lobuche East, a 6,119-metre Himalayan peak in Nepal they scaled in training for a successful ascent of 8,163-metre Mount Manaslu, the world’s eighth highest peak. Photo: AFP/Tashi Lakpa Sherpa/Seven Summit Treks

First foreign climbing expedition in Nepal since Covid-19 shutdown ended scale 8,000-metre Himalayan peak Manaslu

  • Thirteen climbers from a Bahraini expedition to Nepal, including a member of the royal family, reach the summit of 8,163-metre Manaslu in the Himalayas
  • In Tanzania, several climbing parties are forced to evacuate Mount Kilimanjaro as a wildfire sweeps the slopes of the 5,895-metre peak, Africa’s highest

Topic |   Climbing and mountaineering
An 18-member party of the Bahrain Royal Guard mountaineering team pose for photographs on Mount Lobuche East, a 6,119-metre Himalayan peak in Nepal they scaled in training for a successful ascent of 8,163-metre Mount Manaslu, the world’s eighth highest peak. Photo: AFP/Tashi Lakpa Sherpa/Seven Summit Treks An 18-member party of the Bahrain Royal Guard mountaineering team pose for photographs on Mount Lobuche East, a 6,119-metre Himalayan peak in Nepal they scaled in training for a successful ascent of 8,163-metre Mount Manaslu, the world’s eighth highest peak. Photo: AFP/Tashi Lakpa Sherpa/Seven Summit Treks
An 18-member party of the Bahrain Royal Guard mountaineering team pose for photographs on Mount Lobuche East, a 6,119-metre Himalayan peak in Nepal they scaled in training for a successful ascent of 8,163-metre Mount Manaslu, the world’s eighth highest peak. Photo: AFP/Tashi Lakpa Sherpa/Seven Summit Treks
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