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Nepal’s Purnima Shrestha units document by climbing Mount Everest 3 occasions in 2 weeks


Mt. Everest is seen from the way in which to Kalapatthar in Nepal. File
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Purnima Shrestha, a Nepalese mountaineer and photojournalist, on Saturday scripted historical past by changing into the primary individual to summit Mt Everest, the very best peak on the earth, thrice in a single climbing season.

Purnima first summited the 8848.86-metre peak on May 12. She reached the summit once more on May 19 with Pasang Sherpa and achieved her third summit on Saturday at 5:50 AM, mentioned Pemba Sherpa, expedition director at Eight Ok Expeditions which organised the expedition.

This was Purnima’s fourth ascent to Everest. She climbed Everest for the primary time in 2018.

“This is for the primary time within the historical past of mountaineering that any climber has submitted Everest thrice in a single season, “mentioned Nima Doma Sherpa, an Everest summiter.

Purnima visited the Everest Base Camp in 2017 to cowl the Everest marathon. She mentioned this occasion attracted her to climb the mountains.

She then climbed Mt. Manaslu (8,163 mt) in the identical 12 months and the subsequent 12 months she efficiently climbed the very best peak on the earth.

In addition to her triumphs on Everest, Purnima has additionally conquered different formidable peaks together with Manaslu, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, and Mount K2.

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