May 20, 2011


Beside strong wind and unstable weather, Loben Expeditions Bengal Kanchejunga Expeditions summit the third highest peak in the world at 07:40 a.m. today. They started climbing from summit camp at 06:00 p.m yesterday and reach the summit at 07:40 a.m. this morning. Pemab walkie -talkie Lila (BC cook) form the the top- they said we are fine and we are all (Basanta, Debasis, Passang, Pemba and Tashi) on the top. Message relay to us at 07:50 via satellite phone from Baase camp by Lila Rai. 

Basanta Sigha Roy and Dibasish Biswas is the first persons to climb Mt. Kanchejunga from Kolkata via South side. They also become first persons to climb Mt. Everest from Kolkata last year with Loben Expeditions.

Passang Futur, Pemba Chotti and Tashi are probably the first three brothers to climb and stood together on  Mt. Kanchenjunga. 

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