May 09, Kathmandu: Mongolian climber Battogtokh Altangerel along with sherpa guide Pem Lakpa Sherpa summited Mt Makalu today at around 10:15 Am Nepal Time.
Battogtokh Altangerel became the first Mongolian to climb Mt Makalu.
List of summiters:
Lon Patrick Murphy- USA
Pem Lakpa Sherpa-Nepal
Mt Makalu is also the fifth highest mountain in the world.
According to the Department of tourism 39 climbers from 4 Different groups are permitted to climb Mt Makalu this year.
Other climbers are also on the way to Summit.