Slovenian mountaineers open new climbing route in Nepal

Kathmandu, 4 November - A pair of Slovenian mountaineers have succeeded in making the first ascent on a new 1700m route on the north-west face of Mount Chobutse (6680 m) in Nepal, which they named Slovenian Direct, the Slovenian Mountaineering Association has reported.

Gulma, Nepal.
The Machhapuchre and Annapurna mountains in the Himalayas.
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