Nepali girl’s tenth Everest climb breaks her personal report


A 48-year-old Nepali girl scaled Mount Everest for the tenth time on Thursday, breaking her personal report for probably the most summits of the world’s highest mountain by a feminine climber, her climbing firm mentioned.

Lhakpa Sherpa final climbed the 8,848.86-metre (29,031.69-foot) mountain in 2018. A fellow Nepali, Kami Rita Sherpa, holds the boys’s report of 26 climbs.

“Lhakpa has broken her own record and become the first woman to achieve 10 summits,” her brother Mingma Gelu Sherpa, an official of her Seven Summit Club climbing company, informed Reuters.

A Nepali tourism official, Bhishma Kumar Bhattarai, confirmed that she had reached the summit.

One of 11 youngsters, Lhakpa was born within the japanese district of Sankhuwasabha, house to the world’s fifth highest mountain, Makalu.

Also on Thursday, seven members of an “All Black Expedition” comprising climbers from the United States and Kenya climbed Mount Everest, mentioned Jeevan Ghimire of the Shangrila-Nepal Trek climbing firm.

Fewer than 10 black mountaineers in complete had reached the height earlier than, however that is the primary time that each one members of an expedition have been Black, climbing officers mentioned.

Everest has been climbed 10,657 instances because it was first scaled in 1953 from the Nepali and Tibetan sides. Many have climbed it greater than as soon as, and 311 individuals have died.

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With inputs from TheIndianEXPRESS

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