2 Bangladeshis scale Mount Whitney Peak of US
Published: 08:00 PM, 7 May 2021 Updated: 01:12 PM, 25 May 2021
Two Bangladeshis Asad Azim and Tariq Mohammad Nasim
Two Bangladeshis Asad Azim and Tariq Mohammad Nasim reached the summit of Mount Whitney, the highest mountain in the mainland of the United States.
They flew the country's flag on the highest peak of Mount Whitney on Tuesday.
Asad Azim, an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at Cumilla University, and Tariq Mohammad Nasim, a former student at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology.
Mount Whitney, located in California, is the highest mountain in mainland the United States (adjacent to 48 states). Its height is 14,505 feet (4,421 meters). Asad Azim and Tariq Nasim are both studying at Arizona State University in the United States.
Asad Azim said that he climbed the top of the hill in Chattogram as a child. From there, he built a great philosophical foundation for climbing mountains. He said that he finds a new direction in each achievement.
He added that he has previously climbed Mount Mercy, the highest mountain in New York, Mount Chocorua in New Hampshire, Mount Hopkins in Arizona, and Kalingchak in Nepal (the place to go to Everest).