A Nepalese climbed Mount Everest for 23rd time
Sources from Kathmandu stated that Nepalese Sherpa climber on Wednesday reached atop Mount Everest for the 23rd time, becoming the only Mountaineer in the world to hold the record for most summits on the world’s highest mountain. Meanwhile, according to Mingma Sherpa, Company Chairman at Seven Summit Treks, Kami rita Sherpa, 49, from Thame village of Solukhumbu district successfully reached the top of Everest at around 7.50 a.m., breaking his own record for most summits on the roof of the world.
Previously on May 16, 2018, Kami rita made history by summiting Everest for the 22nd time.Furthermore, according to base camp officials, Kami rita started his summit from Camp IV on Tuesday night and reached the summit point on Wednesday morning. Kami rita has already climbed most of the peaks above 8,000 meters including K2, Cho-Oyu, Lhoste, and annapurna among others. “The climbers have now been descending to the lower camps safely”.
Moreover, Kami rita made his first ascent of the giant peak in 1994 when he was 24 years old. One of his 23 climbs was made from the Chinese side in 2016. The 2019 Everest climbing season officially began on Tuesday with eight Nepali climbing guides making it to the peak. These highly-skilled mountaineers prepare the route to the top of the 8,848m mountain for other climbers. Perhaps this season, nearly 1,000 people, including 378 paying climbers, will attempt the summit.