Climb the Baden Powell Scout Peak

26November, 2020

The Baden Powell Scout Peak is the second mountain peak in Nepal named after a foreigner and was approved by the government of Nepal in 2006. It is situated in the Ganesh Himal area at Langtang valley, North of Kathmandu with the height of 5,890 meters.

Locally known as Urkema Peak, it was renamed Baden Powell Scout Peak (5,890m) in 2006. The peak was named after the father of the Scouts movement by the Nepal Government to mark the centenary celebration of the International Scouts Movement. (more…)