Kami Rita Sherpa
(48) from Thame village of Solukhumbu district will attempt to climb the world’s highest mountain from Nepal side
this spring. In case of success it will be his 22nd time
on the summit. Moreover, woman climber Lhakpa Sherpa
is going to ascend Everest
from Tibet side
for the 9th time
“I do climb mountains not only for a record but because it’s my passion. My aim is to reach the Mt Everest
summit 25 times", Kami Rita Sherpa
says. He first climbed Mt Everest in 1994 at the age of 24. Sherpa has already climbed most of the eight-thousanders including K2, Cho-oyu, Lhoste and Annapurna.
from Makalu VDC of Sankhuwasabha has a plan to break her own record on Mt Everest
this season by standing atop the world’s highest peak for the 9th time
scaled Mt Everest
from Tibet side for the 8th time last spring.
Without having any formal training on mountain climbing, Lhakpa
, who grew up with 11 siblings, first climbed Mt Everest
from Nepal side in 2000.
She wants to climb Mt Everest
for at least 10 times
We all wish them both successful ascent and new records!
Source: The Himalayan Times
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