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Expedition to Himalayas: Climbers from Kyrgyzstan conquer Manaslu peak

Members of the first Kyrgyz national expedition to the Himalayas conquered Manaslu peak (8,156 meters above sea level). Seven Summit Treks, a company specializing in extreme expeditions, announced on its Instagram page.

«The first team from Kyrgyzstan climbed the peak today by 8 a.m. Congratulations to all members of the expedition and invited Sherpas,» the message says.

A group of mountaineers from Kyrgyzstan launched Manaslu project, which is the first national expedition to the Himalayas and includes climbing the peak of the same name with a height of 8,156 meters above sea level. The expedition members also planned to carry a three-kilogram volume of the Manas epic and the flag of Kyrgyzstan to the summit.