Virtual Heritage Tour – Seven Summits
8 months ago
A group of Nepali women mountaineers started their journey by ascending Mt Everest in May 2008. This led them to complete scaling all the 7 Summits by 2014. The group became the first all-women team to do have climbed the seven tallest mountains of each continent.
Our next edition of The Virtual Heritage Tour is ‘Seven Summits’ led by Shailee Basnet. Shailee Basnet, is the leader of the ‘Seven Summits Women Team’ . With her team, she is now leading a program to help train young female survivors of trafficking to become trekking guides. she will be sharing some of the hard-earned insights learned both on and off the mountains.
Friday, August 28, 2020
5:00 pm NPT
VHT Leader: Shailee Basnet
*This session was conducted in the English Language
Virtual Heritage Tours are a series of digital storytelling that invite tour leaders to take digital audiences on tours of locations around Nepal and the world. The monthly series has taken numerous themes including climate change in the Himalayas and most recently gender through special edition for the Women of the World Festival Nepal’s Virtual programs. Through the VHT series, Story Cycle and the British Council have not only increased the digital footprint of isolated and remote outposts of Nepal but have created legacy documents that are full of expert knowledge about these locations and the challenges they face. It has also enhanced the ability of leading the tours to tell better stories about their work.
StoryCycle provides specially curated experiences, workshops and guided tours in various cities in the country for depending upon requirements, schools, colleges, groups and individuals. We are hosting immersive and diverse events that bring people closer to their local heritage and culture from the beginning.
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