Mount Everest: Sherpa to attempt record 22nd climb

Mount Everest: Sherpa to attempt record 22nd climb
 

For most people, preparing to climb the world's highest mountain would be a daunting experience fraught with unknowns.
But not for 48-year-old Nepali climber Kami Rita Sherpa.
He will set off on Sunday aiming to break the record for the number of successful climbs to the top of Mount Everest.
The current record of 21 successful ascents is jointly held by Kami Rita and two other Nepali climbers.
But his fellow countrymen have both retired, meaning a successful summit could cement his place as the world's most experienced Everest climber.
"I am making yet another attempt to create... read more

 
31 March 2018 in World News, Views: 50
Source: BBC
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