Team of Nepali Mountaineers

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10 Nepali Mountaineers Create World Record By Climbing K2 In Winter

For the very first time in history, a group of 10 Nepali nationals climbed the world's second-highest mountain K2 during the winter. The mountaineers set a world record by climbing 8,611-metre-tall K2 situated in the Karakoram range. One of the mountaineers said on social media, "History made for mankind, History made for Nepal." Reportedly, during winters in K2, the temperature drops to minus 60 degrees with strong cold winds.

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 04:43 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Nepali climbers, Nepal, World Record, K2, Second-highest mountain, Mountaineers

Courtesy: India .com