David Lama Makes the First Ascent of Lunag Ri, Solo

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Join David Lama from advanced basecamp to summit on his successful solo push for the first ascent of Lunag Ri, a previously unclimbed 6,907-meter peak on the border of Nepal and Tibet. On October 23, 2018 the Austrian with Nepali heritage set out. He carried a POV camera and was followed by a drone navigated from advanced basecamp. This was not Lama's first attempt. In 2015 he, along with Conrad Anker, turned back just shy of the summit, and in 2016 the team attempted the peak again, turning back after Anker suffered a heart attack during the climb.