Our oldest climber heads to Nepal to conquer Mount Everest SEPANG: Malaysia's oldest climber James Lee Chong Meng left for Kathmandu, Nepal Saturday in his bid to scale Mount Everest, the world's highest peak.
Lee, 69, departed from the KL International Airport (KLIA) on a Malindo Air flight at 6.45pm with two other climbers, namely Eugene Kwan Jyh Sin and Chong Nyuk Kooi. In May last year, Lee was forced to call off his final ascent to Mount Everest's summit louis vuitton purses price range when he reached Camp III at a height of 7,200 metres due to bad weather. Bernama is the expedition's official media partner. According to the expedition's financial director Jesu Dass Muthu, the group would transit in Kathmandu before continuing to Lukla on April 3, where the expedition would flag off and its airport described as the world's most dangerous landing strip. He louis vuitton shoes clearance said Kwan, 47, and Chong, 49, would accompany Lee to the Mount Everest's Base Camp before the oldest climber would continue the quest to the summit. "LCPDP president Tan Sri Othman Abd Razak, district governor Datuk Dr L. Krishnan, a LCPDP treasurer and I will leave for Kathmandu tomorrow to support Lee in Lukla," Jesu Dass told Bernama here. He said Kwan, Chong and the three participants from LCPDP would only be in Nepal for 18 days. Lee would be in Nepal until early June to train at the Base Camp and to acclimatise to weather conditions, Jesu Dass said. He also said Lim would train until the 'climbing window' (period) set to take place towards the end of May when all climbers from all over the world would gather in their quest to the louis vuitton purses ebay uk 'Roof of the World'. The 'window' would normally be opened up to three days only for louis vuitton bags greenhills the climbers to go to the summit, he added. On Lee's preparation, the financial director said his friend was now well prepared and confident to reach to the top to send the MEE message to the world.
Lee will be carrying MEE's two important messages. First, to inspire people of all ages to capitalise on good health to take an active part in society. The expedition also calls for a stop in uncontrolled hill clearing, tree felling, land reclamation and open burning to preserve mother Earth for future generations.
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