R.I.P. Samuli Mansikka

Two climbers down on Annapurna
By Raheel Adnan) “They are psychically and mentally down. God please give them power to over come.” Situation on Annapurna was still worrisome a few hours back. However, Temba Tsheri Sherpa, Managing Director at Dreamers Destination Treks and Expeditions, has just confirmed that March 24th summiteers have started reaching BC.


“Just got a call from Nima Gyalzen Sherpa at Annapurna BC now. He told me that he has just reached BC with three Chinese (Zhang Liang, Liu Honszhong, Hong Jing Doeg). Mingma G. Sherpa, Anggeli Sherpa, Zdravko Dejanovic and Reza Shahlaee are also about to reach BC. Muharrem Aydin Irmak and Gimaongchu Sherpa stayed at C2. They will be descending early morning, tomorrow. Nima will go up again to clean up the camps,” he said.


Two members of the team – Samuli Mansikka and Pemba Sherpa – would never be able to come down to BC.