16-person expedition to climb ‘Kalapatar’ at 5,500 meters above sea level
Seongnam-si launches ‘Himalayan Disability Appreciation and Happiness Expedition’
Three people with developmental disabilities from Seongnam, 카지노사이트
Gyeonggi-do, will attempt to climb the world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest’s Kalapathar
(5,550 meters above sea level), next September.
The Seongnam Disabled Sports Association (Chairman Shin Sang-jin) and the private organization 온라인카지노 ‘Give the Earth a Vacation’ (Chairman Lee Gap-ju) held a
launching ceremony for the ‘Himalayan Disabled Gratitude and Happiness Expedition’
at the Seongnam Sports Center Multipurpose Gymnasium on the 23rd.
The expedition was led by Captain Park Jung-heon (52) and consisted of 16 people
with intellectual and developmental disabilities in their early 20s living in Seongnam,
along with their guardians, mountain experts, team doctors, safety personnel, and a filming team.
They plan to depart for Nepal on Sept. 24, 2019, after teamwork-oriented physical
fitness training and high-altitude climbing training around Namhansanseong twice
a month for more than a year from the 9th of next month.
The expedition is scheduled for 15 days and 16 nights from September 24 to October
9 next year.
“This challenge will be the hope of 2.65 million people with disabilities nationwide,”
said Seongnam Mayor Shin Sang-jin. 카지노사이트존 “Let’s overcome the human
limitation of disability and show our Korean spirit by successfully climbing Kalapatar.”