Document-holding Sherpa climber eyes virgin peak after scaling 5 mountains in two months

Record-holding Sherpa climber eyes virgin peak after scaling five mountains in two months

KATHMANDU: After climbing 5 peaks within the final two months, a file holder climber from Sankhuwasabha district in the present day introduced that he would depart for Langtang area tomorrow to aim to make the primary ever ascent on Kyungya Ri 2 peak.

Mingma Sherpa, the primary South Asian climber to scale all 14 highest peaks above 8,000m, mentioned that he needed to climb a virgin peak above 6,500m within the Langtang area to share a optimistic message to the world within the instances of COVID-19 disaster.

Document holder climber from Sankhuwasabha Mingma Sherpa on high of Island Peak.

Sherpa mentioned he can be part of the expedition led by climber Sophie Lavaud from Switzerland whereas Dawa Sangay Sherpa would additionally be a part of the expedition as a climbing Sherpa on the 6,506-metre peak.

Sherpa, Chairman at Seven Summit Treks, mentioned that he had already climbed 5 peaks together with Mt Manaslu (8,163m) within the autumn season.

Sherpa climbed Lobuche peak on October 3, Mt Manaslu on October 15, Mt Amadablam on November 12, and Island Peak within the Everest area on November 30. Sherpa holds a world file from the South Asian area for changing into the primary particular person to climb all 14 peaks above 8,000m (2000-2011).

After Kyungya Ri 2 peak, Sherpa mentioned he would depart for Mt Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest mountain, later this month.

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