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Sherpa guide Kami Rita climbs Everest for record 22nd time

Veteran Sherpa guide, 48, from Nepal had held previous record of 21 successful ascents with two fellow guidesA veteran Sherpa guide has scaled Mount Everest for the 22nd time, setting a record for the most climbs of the world’s highest mountain.Kami Rita reached the summit on Wednesday morning with a team of foreign climbers and a fellow Sherpa guide, and was already safely descending to a lower camp by the afternoon, said Gyanendra Shrestha, a government official who is stationed at the base camp. Continue reading......

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Published By: theguardian.com - Wednesday, 16 May