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World record holder Kami Rita Sherpa returns to base camp

2022 May 10, 13:21, Kathmandu
Sherpa was welcomed at the base camp of Everest by climbers from various expeditions.

Everest rope fixing team leader Kami Rita Sherpa has returned to the base camp after his 26th successful ascent of Everest. He arrived at the base camp at 9:22 this morning, said Tasilhakpa Sherpa, Director of Seven Summit Treks.

Kami Rita broke his own previous record last year and set a new world record.

Kami Rita Sherpa, 52, led 10 other Sherpa climbers on Saturday to climb the 29,031.69-foot mountain from the traditional southeastern ridge route.

Renowned climber Kami Rita Sherpa was welcomed at the base camp of Everest by climbers from various expeditions as well as liaison officers representing the Government of Nepal.

Kami Rita Sherpa
Kami Rita Sherpa

Liaison Officer Khim Lal Gautam, welcomed Kami Rita to the base camp on behalf of the Department of Tourism, Government of Nepal.

 Sherpa first climbed Mt. Everest in 1994 at the age of 24. Even at the age of 52, his ascents continue. He has climbed Mt. Everest twice in a year as well. This time, as a climbing guide, he can climb Mt. Everest again, say the people concerned.

This time, 317 people, including 244 men and 73 women from 58 different countries, have been allowed to climb Mt. Everest.

 There are 40 different teams planning to climb Mt. Everest.


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