Murad Ashurly, a member of the Azerbaijan Mountaineering Federation and the American Alpine Club, climbed the highest peak - Mt Everest as part of an international team to do so and set the Azerbaijani flag on top of the unassailable peak. Murad Ashurly achieved this feat on May 19. Interestingly, the first Azerbaijani who reached the highest peak of the world was Israfil Ashurly, who made this achievement on May 19, year 2007. Azerbaijan Mountaineering Federation confirmed the news.. We congratulate Murad Ashurly for his momentous achievement!
With climbing being one of the fastest growing recreational sports in India, millions of amateur trekking and climbing enthusiasts are exploring the adrenaline rush of this mentally and physically stimulating sport. Thousand's of certified Mountaineers are graduating from the 4 premium National Mountaineering Institutes in India annually and are exploring the largest and youngest mountain range in the world, standing sentinel across the North of our country.