Snow leopard Ang Rita Sherpa passes away at 72

Snow leopard Ang Rita Sherpa passes away at 72

KATHMANDU: Ang Rita Sherpa, popularly often called the ‘snow leopard’ within the mountaineering group, has handed away this morning, in accordance with household sources.

He was 72. “The legendary climber breathed his final at round 10:40am at his residence in Jorpati,” his neighbor Mingma Sherpa, who can be chairman at Yambu Thamichho Kydug, confirmed.

Ang Rita is survived by two sons and a daughter. The rationale behind his dying is just not recognized but.

Sherpa was awarded with a Guinness World File certificates for making essentially the most variety of profitable ascents on Mt Everest with out utilizing the supplemental oxygen.

Sherpa made it to the highest of world for 10th time in 1996 with out utilizing the bottled oxygen.

Ang Rita reached the summit of Mt Everest eight instances by way of the Southeast ridge route, in accordance with a file maintained by the Division of Tourism.

Ang Rita has obtained two Guinness World Data for essentially the most climbs of Mt Everest with out supplementary oxygen i.e 10 instances and the ”His first winter climb of Mt Everest with out supplementary oxygen was in 1987.”


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