Seven Summit for Climate Change

For the first time father and son are climbing the highest summits of seven continents with the aim of generating awareness about  climate change throughout the world throught mountaineering.

Purna Kumar Sherpa,  president of Globally Concern Center for Climate Chnage, said he would begin his journey to climb the seven summits with his 14 year old son Sonam Sherpa in February 2019, Purna is now 40.

They would try to conquer the highest peak of each of the seven continents under the programme, 7 peaks of the World Father and son Expedition.

The two are going to climb Mount Everest, 29,035 feet (8848 meters) of Asia, Mount Aconcagua, 22,840 feet (6,962 meters) of South America, Kilimanjaro, 19,340 feet (5,895 meters) of Africa, Mount Elbrus 18,510 feet (5,642 meters) of Europe, Denali 20,320 feet (6,194 meters) of North America, Vinson Massif, 16,050 feet (4892 meters) of Antarctica and Mount Kosciuszko 7,000 feet (2,130 meters) of Australia.