Lhakpa 1st lady to climb Mt Everest seven times

Posted on:21 May 2016 18:00:51

Lhakpa 1st lady to climb Mt Everest seven times
21 May 2016 Current Affairs GK: A 42 year old woman born in Nepal, Lhakpa Sherpa has climbed Mount Everest for the seventh time. With this she has braked her own record for the most ascents to the world's highest mountain by a woman. Two other Sherpa climbers share between them a record for 21 ascents of Everest, the maximum climbs by men and also shared the record for scaling the mountain for the ​most number of times overall.

Lhakpa has reached the 8,850-meter (29,035-foot) peak from the Tibetan side. She is one of the 11 children of a Nepali family and was born in eastern Sankhuwasabha district where the world's fifth highest mountain, Makalu is located. 

 

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