Mongolia’s mountaineers climb the highest peak of Africa. Our three mountaineers headed by Mongolian state honoured sportsman G.Osokhbayar went to the highest peak of Africa, Kilimanjaro on February 15.
Our mountaineers’ climbing gained success and they hoisted their Mongolian National Flag on the highest peak of Africa on February 22.
Mongolian female mountaineers have climbed the Kilimanjaro for the first time. Although, they had planned to conquer on the first day of 1st month of the Lunar New Year or on February 25, they reached successfully the highest peak three days earlier.
Before, State honoured sportsman L.Boldbaatar and a head of “Beer” group G.Gankhuu climbed successfully the mountain. Our mountaineers will arrive in their homeland on March 4.
Kilimanjaro with its three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira, is an inactive stratovolcano in north-eastern Tanzania rising 4,600 m from its base (and approximately 5,100 m from the plains near Moshi), and is additionally the highest peak in Africa at 5,891.8 metres, providing a dramatic view of the surrounding plains.