‘Himalaya Tracking’ Jeonnam students confirmed their descent, to return on 22nd
The students and teachers from theJeonnam region who went trekking and were evacuated midway due to an avalanche on Mount Annapurna(안나푸르나) in the Himalayas in Nepal have confirmed their descent and arrival to a safe place. They will be returning on the 22nd through Incheon Airport.
According to the Jeollanamdo Office of Education on the 20th, the 21 students and teachers, members of the Youth Future Challenging Project, had departed for Mt. Annapurna basecamp on the 17th , climbing 4,130m, but then became aware of the avalanche news to immediately evacuate to a safe zone.
They descended through a safe route, passing Sinuwa, Ghandruk and Austria basecamps to arrive in Kade village at 11.40am on the 20th local time. They will take a rest for a while and depart on the 21st to arrive in Incheon on the 22nd.
So far, there has been no physical or property damage.