Completed. Here’s me at the summit of #Aconcagua (6,962 meters or 22,840 feet above sea level) after an intense 13 hours of climbing where we started our climb directly from Camp 2 with no acclimatisation. Due to weather conditions we had to change and complete our entire climb from Base Camp to Summit and back to Base Camp in a shortened 5 days (in Everest it was 21 days and in Manaslu I did it in 10 days – Usually it takes double or even three times for most climbers).
With this summit of Aconcagua, I’m now closer to my goals of being a true Explorer. If summiting an 8,000 meter peak is equivalent to a Masters degree and summiting Everest is a PhD, then the below are the lifetime Emeritus titles offered. So far, below are my membership journey into the various clubs I’ve always wanted to be a part of:
Completed 1/3rd of the Three Poles Challenge
Completed 2/7th of the Seven Summits Challenge
Completed 2/9th of the Explorers Grand Slam
Completed 2/14th of the 14 8,000+ Meters Challenge
[Above received from Ashwani Singh Virk with thanks]
It gives me great pleasure and pride, as would all fellow Cottonians feel, in informing you that Karma Tenzin Nyangmi, Old Cottonian of Batch 1998, School Prefect of House Curzon, and Awardee of Full School Blazer for Sports, successfully arrived at the summit of Mount Everest at 1:05pm on 15 May 2019.
It was a 39 days expedition starting on 9 April 2019 with an international team of 12 members, out of which only 6 completed the course, 4 descended from Camps 2 and 3, and, unfortunately, 2 perished.
Karma waived the Bishop Cotton School crest at the top of world!
Many Nepalese OCs here are hoping for a slide-show and talk night with him soon.
Ayush Rajbhandari / OCA NEPAL
Open Invitation to all OCs and their +1s
EVENT: OCA Nepal Gathering
AGENDA: Dinner, drinks, talk and slide-show of Karma Tenzing Nyangmi Dai’s recent Everest expedition .
DATE: 24 May 2019
Venue: Karma Dai’s restaurant MOMO KARMA at Kamal Pokharari, Naxal
Entry per OC: Rs. 1,000/-
Entry for their +1: Rs. 500/-
Drinks: Pay as your drink (discounted prices)
Menu: UNLIMITED Momos, Aloo Dum, Keema Buns and Basic Salad