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Climbers celebrate 'sacred mountain'
12:00am Saturday 10th November 2012 in News
Legendary climbers will attend the First on Kangchenjunga event at Oxford University Museum of Natural History on Tuesday, November 13, to celebrate ‘the Sacred Mountain.’
The fundraising event will celebrate major triumphs and mountaineering firsts on Kangchenjunga, the world’s third highest mountain, which is especially sacred to the Himalayan people.
Celebrated British mountaineers Doug Scott, will be joined by Marko Prezelj of Slovenia and Russian Vasily Elagin to describe their epic adventures on the mountain.
Money from the event will be donated Community Action Nepal (CAN) . A charity auction of mountain prints signed by Messner, Bonington, Hornbein and other famous mountaineers will also be held.
The event starts at 7pm. Tickets, priced at £15, are available from Blacks, St Aldate's, Oxford, or from the organisers on 01865 778536.