The 1st Kandy Dharmaraja is the premiere and the leading Scout Group in Sri Lanka. The Rover Scouts of 1st Kandy Dharmaraja are planning to trek Mount Everest yet again in March 2014. They plan this to celebrate their College’s 125th Anniversary as well as the century of the 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scout Group. From this they also hope to bring up the mountaineering and hiking of Sri Lanka to a more popular level among the young generation.
On this expedition they will be hoping to reach the Everest first camp. Everest base camp, a height of 5360 m is the highest place where a Sri Lankan had ever reached.
The team consists: Buddhika Karunathilaka – Assistant Scout Leader, Vidhura Munasinghe - Assistant Scout Leader, Kasun Wimalasooriya, Chamodh Dharmadhasa, Dinidu Lochana Bandara, Sapumal Witharana, Vimukthi Bandara, Duruthu Karunarathne, Kavindu Abeyrathne, Ishanka Fernando, Nayana Gunathilaka, Anuradha Ulagoda and Akila Ranasinghe.