Two Nepalese Sherpas, a man and a woman, on Wednesday set new world records for most ascents the world's highest peak, Mount Everest.
Past year seven people lost their lives on the world's highest peak, while 449 summited from the Nepal side and at least another 120 made it to the top from the north side in Tibet. "I have been climbing mountains for women's empowerment", Lhakpa told THT while leaving for Tibet last month.
"It was not for any competition".
The other record-setter, 44-year-old Lhakpa Sherpa, set a women's record when she reached the summit for a ninth time.
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.
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Number of times Ms Lhakpa, 44, who works in a supermarket in CT, has reached the world's highest peak.
From the Chinese side of the mountain, Lhakpa Sherpa, 44, also reached the summit Wednesday for a record ninth time, shattering the record for women she set past year.
This year, her climb was sponsored by the outfitter Black Diamond, who provided gear and monetary support.
The daughter of a yak herder, Ms Lhakpa worked as a porter and kitchen hand on trekking and mountaineering expeditions, before becoming a climber herself. She was making her way down to the advanced base camp, he said.
According to Outside Magazine, Sherpa, 45, reached the summit of Everest at 5:40 a.m. on May 16 with the Seven Summits Club from the Chinese side.
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As many as 346 climbers of 38 groups have taken permission to climb the Mount Everest.
The rapid growth in the climbing industry has accompanied complaints of overcrowding on the mountain and fears that inexperienced mountaineers could run into trouble.
Iswari Paudel of Himalayan Guides Nepal, the company assigned to fix the ropes, confirmed that the team has scaled the mountain.
He and his team started their expedition on Tuesday evening.
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