Five Korean mountaineers pack up for Annapurna, Nepal, where Captain Park Young-seok has been staying for 13 years.

On the 24th, the Park Yeong-seok Mountain Culture Promotion Association said, “The schedule may change a little, but we will leave Korea on March 1st and search Annapurna for about 15 days.”

The Promotion Association prepared this climb under the name of ‘2023 Captain Park Young-seok Search Plan’.

Seoul National University emeritus professor Jeong Yong-mok, who was the leader of the Makalu expedition, served as the search leader, and mountaineers Kang Seong-gyu, Lee Chi-sang, Kim Hun-sang, and Jin Jae-chang, who had experience in the Himalaya, Everest, and Arctic expeditions, respectively, united as members.

The members search the area where Captain Park Young-seok last communicated with, and repair the memorial stone for Captain Park Young-seok. It also collects relics and materials related to Captain Park Young-seok. 온라인카지노

After the expedition, a related exhibition will be held.

The Park Yeong-seok Mountain Culture Promotion Association emphasized the meaning of this search, saying, “It has been about 11 years and 4 months since Captain Park Young-seok disappeared, but there are still many people who remember and wait for Captain Park.”

In 2005, Captain Park Young-seok achieved the ‘mountain grand slam’ by climbing all 14 8,000-meter peaks, the highest peaks on seven continents, and the world’s three poles for the first time in the world.

In October 2011, in order to pioneer another Korean route in Annapurna, he challenged a difficult course with a length of 3,500m and a steep 2,000m steep rock wall from the base camp to the summit, advancing 5,000m above sea level. did.

On October 17, 2011, Captain Park Yeong-seok left the advance camp at 4:00 pm local time and started exploring the route. The next day, after climbing to 6,300m above sea level, he stopped exploring, saying, “There is a lot of rockfall gas.”

After that, he lost contact with the last communication saying, “Two descents left.”

The Korea Mountaineering Federation dispatched Sherpas and rescuers from Korea to intensively search for 10 days, but in the end, they could not find Captain Park Young-seok.

Many mountaineers believe that Captain Park Young-seok remains a ‘mountainer forever’ at the foot of Annapurna.

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