DOT Desk: Two Bangladeshi mountaineers climbed four Himalayan peaks in just 10 days, setting a new domestic record, reports The Daily Star.
The mountaineers Salehin Arshady and Imran Khan Ozil climbed a series of peaks in the western part of the great Himalayas in a record time, according to a press release.
Under the title “GoZayaan Expedition Ladakh”, the alpinist duo climbed four high altitude peaks — Kang Yatse II (6254m), Dzo Zongo East (6214m), Regioni Mallai Ri- I (6120m) and Conga Ri (5755m) — in just ten days. The expedition took place in Ladakh, northern part of India, also known as Little Tibet. The team departed Dhaka on September 4 and arrived in Leh, the capital of Ladakh on the following day.
After obtaining required permits and logistics, the team started the trek on September 8 and two days later they reached their first base camp set for Kang Yatse II. On September 12 midnight, the duo started their climb and at 12:08pm they stood on top of Kang Yatse II, towering 6254m above sea level. On the September 19, the team climbed Conga Ri and on September 20, 5:43 pm, the duo climbed Dzo Zongo East (6214m) peak.