Nepal Japanese Climber

June 11, 2012 - 7:28 AM
Japanese climber Hirotaka Takeuchi stands in front of a banner after he was felicitated by the President of Nepal Mountaineering Association Zimba Zangbu Sherpa, in Katmandu, Nepal, Sunday, June 10, 2012. Takeuchi climbed a Himalayan peak Mount Dhaulagiri 8,167 meters (26,788 feet) high in Nepal to become the first person from his country to scale the 14 tallest mountains of the world, mountaineering officials said. (AP Photo/Binod Joshi)