Nepal's mountaineer Kami Rita Sherpa scaled Mount Everest for a record 27th time
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Renowned Nepalese mountaineer Kami Rita Sherpa has set a new world record by successfully summiting Mount Everest for the 27th time on 17th May.
An overview of the news
Kami Rita Sherpa, born in Thame village in Solukhumbu district, Nepal, is widely regarded as one of the most accomplished mountaineers in history.
He has devoted his life to mountaineering and has made an extraordinary impact on the world of high-altitude climbing.
Setting a New World Record
With his 27th successful ascent of Mount Everest, Kami Rita Sherpa has surpassed his own record and cemented his place in mountaineering history.
His consistent determination, physical fitness, and expertise in navigating the challenging terrain have enabled him to achieve this remarkable feat.
Contributing to the Sherpa Community
As a Sherpa, Kami Rita Sherpa's achievements have brought immense pride and recognition to the Sherpa community.
Sherpas have a long tradition of providing essential support to climbers attempting to scale Everest.
Kami Rita's achievements have further enhanced their reputation as skilled and indispensable members of mountaineering expeditions.
About Mount Everest
Mount Everest is the highest peak of the Greater Himalaya mountain range located on the border of Nepal and China (Tibet) in Asia.
Mount Everest is called Devagiri in Sanskrit, Chomolungma in Tibetan, Chu-mu-long-ma-feng in Chinese and Sagarmatha in Nepali.
On 29 May 1953, Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and Tensingh Norgay Sherpa, an Indian citizen of Nepalese origin, climbed Mount Everest for the first time.
Junko Tabei (Japan) is the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest, as well as the first woman to climb the highest peaks on each of the 7 continents.
Bachendri Pal is the first Indian woman to climb Mount Everest in 1984.
Santosh Yadav is the first Indian woman to climb Everest twice in a row.
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