Iranian mountaineer conquers Himalayas' Mera Peak

Tehran, Nov 7, IRNA – Iranian mountaineer Mostafa Ahmadi ascended and conquered the 6,475-meter Mera Peak Mountain in Himalayas.

'I had aerobic and expert exercises for six months and after receiving permit from Iran Mountaineering and Sport Climbing Federation I together with a team travelled to Nepal,' Ahmadi told Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).

Ahmadi had also conquered Mount Damavand, Alam-Kuh, Sabalan, Oshtorankuh, Azad Kuh, Mount Binalud, Shir Kuh, Alvand and some other peaks.

Mera Peak is a mountain in the Mahalangur section, Barun sub-section of the Himalaya and administratively in Nepal's Sagarmatha Zone, Solukhumbu District. At 6,476 metres (21,247 ft) it is classified as a trekking peak. It contains three main summits: Mera North, 6,476 metres (21,247 ft); Mera Central, 6,461 metres (21,198 ft); and Mera South, 6,065 metres (19,898 ft), as well as a smaller 'trekking summit', visible as a distinct summit from the south but not marked on most maps of the region.

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