Two Sherpas break own Everest records

Two Sherpas break own Everest records

Two Sherpas break own Everest records

He has already climbed most of the peaks above 8,000 meters including K2 and Annapurna, among others.

While many Everest climbers train for months for the arduous journey, Sherpa credits the physical demands of her job and the fact that she was raised up above 13,000 feet for her ability to climb "off the couch".

Mr Kami Rita first reached the top of Everest in 1994 when working for a commercial expedition.

A total of 94 foreign climbers and Sherpas made it to the top of Everest on Wednesday alone. One of his ascents was made from the Chinese side in 2016. For the 44 year-old Lhakpa is the ninth time on the highest point of the earth, a female record that beats the record set by herself a year ago.

Meanwhile, a 69-year-old double amputee climber from China flew on a helicopter from Everest to Kathmandu on Wednesday, two days after climbing the mountain.

He and his team started their expedition on Tuesday evening. On Wednesday, he created a new record by climbing Everest for the record 22nd time, The Kathmandu Post reports.

She joined her first Everest expedition in 2000.

Sherpa is a single mom to three kids and lives in Hartford, Connecticut where she works as a dishwasher at the local Whole Foods.

Kami Rita apparently hopes to reach 25 times before retiring.

Nepal has issued 346 permits to mountaineers for this year's spring climbing season, which runs from mid-April to the end of May.

Another 180 climbers are preparing to summit Everest from its north side in Tibet, according to the China Tibet Mountaineering Association.

Sherpas are famous for guiding mountaineering expedition and a lot of them come from Solukhumbu district, home to the Everest, or nearby mountainous districts.

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