May 24, 2012


An early morning call from Budhi Magar (our Expeditions BC Cook) "dai,   Dipankar, Rajiv,  Nga Tashi Sherpa and Karma Sherpa summit Mt. Lhotse at 07:00 a.m. They are all in good condition and will be heading back after staying for 15-20 minutes. They will contact again after they will reach last camp - communicate by walkie-talkie from Summit to BC. 

Congrats. Lhotse team - Dipankar Ghosh and Rajiv Bhattarcharya is the first civilian to climb Mt. Lhotse from West Bengal. Last year they summit Mt. Everest with Karma and Furba Sherpa. Nga Tashi climbed Mt. Kanchenjunga last year with First Bengal Kanchenjunga Expedition. 

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