Nepalese Sherpa Kami Rita sets new world record, scales Mt Everest for 28th time : The Tribune India

Join Whatsapp Channel

Nepalese Sherpa Kami Rita sets new world record, scales Mt Everest for 28th time

The 53-year-old record-holding mountain guide stood atop the 8848.86 metres-high peak at around 9:20 am Tuesday

Nepalese Sherpa Kami Rita sets new world record, scales Mt Everest for 28th time

Photo: Twitter@EverestToday



PTI

Kathmandu, May 23

Veteran mountaineer Kami Rita Sherpa scaled Mt Everest for a record 28th time on Tuesday, breaking his own record with the highest number of ascends on the world's highest peak, less than a week after setting it.

The 53-year-old record-holding mountain guide stood atop the 8848.86 metres-high peak at around 9:20 am Tuesday, according to Chhang Dawa Sherpa, Expedition Manager of the Seven Summit Trek, who organised the expedition.

This was Kami Rita's double ascent of Mt Everest this spring, as he previously scaled Mt Everest for the 27th time on May 17.

Kami Rita regained the title for the most number of climbs, a day after another veteran Sherpa guide Pasang Dawa equalled his previous record.

A resident of Solukhumbu district in eastern Nepal, Kami Rita first reached Everest on May 13, 1994 He works as a senior climbing guide at the Kathmandu-based Seven Summit Treks and has also scaled other famous peaks above 8,000 metres, including Mt K2, Mt Lhotse, Mt Manaslu and Mt Cho Oyu.


Top News

EC seeks BJP's response on Opposition charge of PM Modi violating model code

Election Commission seeks BJP's response on Opposition charge of PM Modi violating model code

Poll panel also asks Congress to respond to complaints filed...

Massive landslide hit Arunachal-China border area; major portion of highway washed away

Massive landslide hits Arunachal-China border area; major portion of highway washed away

Videos shows huge stretch of the highway missing, making it ...

UAV crashes near Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer; Indian Air Force orders probe

UAV crashes near Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer; Indian Air Force orders probe

No damage to any personnel or property has been reported

Maharashtra cyber cell summons actor Tamannaah Bhatia in illegal IPL streaming case

Maharashtra cyber cell summons actor Tamannaah Bhatia in illegal IPL streaming case

For allegedly promoting the viewing of IPL matches on Fairpl...

JEE-Main 2024 result declared; 56 candidates score 100 percentile

JEE-Main 2024 result declared; 56 candidates score 100 percentile

Out of 56, 15 are from Telangana, 7 each from Andhra Pradesh...


Cities

View All