Giripremi Sets To Restart The Climbing High-Altitude Peaks After A Year’s Gap Due To Coronavirus pandemic

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Pune, 12 March,2021: Giripremi, who is on the quest to climb all 14 8000er meters mountain in the world, launches an eighth 8000er meters mountain expedition. A team of four mountaineers
led by Umesh Zirpe will climb Mt. Annapurna (8091 meters), the tenth highest mountain in the world in March- April 2021. The expedition was set in March- April 2020, however due to Coronavirus pandemic, it had rescheduled this year.

The climbing team of the expedition consists of Bhushan Harshe (Mt. Everest and Mt. Kangchenjunga Summitter), Dr. Sumeet Mandale (Mt. Cho Oyu and Mt. Kanchenjunga Summitter) and Jitendra Gaware (Mt. Kangchenjunga Summitter). Umesh Zirpe, the leader of Giripremi’s 8000er meters mountain expeditions, will lead Mt. Annapurna I Expedition 2021. It is his eighth consecutive expedition as a leader.

Zirpe explained the details of the expedition. He said, “After the enormous success of Mt. Everest in 2012, we had been constantly asked by people, what next? After Mt. Everest Expedition, Giripremi envisioned to climb all 14 8000er meters mountain in the world. We are already halfway there. Our teams reached the summit of seven 8000er meters mountain in last seven years including Mt. Everest (the world’s highest mountain) in 2012, Mt. Lhotse (the world’s fourth-highest mountain) in 2013, Mt Makalu (the world’s fifth highest mountain) in 2014, Mt. Cho Oyu (the world’s sixth-highest mountain) & Mt.

Dhaulagiri (the world’s seventh highest mountain) in 2016, Mt. Manaslu (the world’s eighth highest mountain) in 2017 and Mt. Kangchenjunga (the world’s third-highest mountain) in 2019. Now we have planned an expedition on Mt. Annapurna I (the world’s tenth highest mountain) located in Nepal. The mountain stands tall with a height of 8091 meters and is known as one of the toughest mountains to climb across the globe.

Giripremi’s three experienced and skilled climbers will climb Mt. Annapurna I in MarchApril 2021.”