Azerbaijani Mountain Climber says Geographical and Initial Part of Climb of Everest Completed
Azerbaijan, Baku/ Trend , corr. Z. Safarov/ Israfil Ashurli, a known Azerbaijani mountain climber, has told Trend that the geographical and initial part of the climb up Everest (Jomolungma, the world's highest peak - 8848 m above sea level) has been completed. Notably, the Azerbaijani climber recently left the country to join the expedition along with an international team of climbers to climb the highest and most popular peak of the Globe.
The Azerbaijani climber stressed that five out of the last sixteen days of the expedition, members of the international team trekked across Nepal, awaited the arrival of all the members of the international expedition, and permission to enter Tibet from China. "We have visited the ancient towns of Lhasa, Shigatzu, explored the Dalai-Lama Palace and got acquainted with the way of life of this high mountainous country. We also visited the Rongbuk Monastery, which is situated at 5.000 m above sea level," emphasized Mr. Ashurli.
Currently, the international expedition team is currently at base camp and preparing for the direct climb of the world's highest peak - Everest.