“Summit to Sea” Sanubabu Sunwar and Lakpa Tshering Sherpa becomes the first Nepali to Paraglide from the top of Mt. Everest on 21st of May.
Wing Suit Demo above Everest, Eiger and Matterhorn.
Gavin Bates of Moving Mountains has summitted Everest for the 6th time. Click on the Pic for more details.
Gavin Bates founder of moving mountain, video reports from south col 25,938 ft (camp IV) as he plans to summit Everest on 20th May.
No women has yet climbed twice Mt Everest in one season. Mrs. Anshu Jamsenpa from Arunachal Pradesh, India who summited Everest on 12th May, wants to be the first women to Summit Mt. Everest twice in one season. She is currently at Camp II and has a plan schedule of Camp III on 19th May, Camp IV on 20th May and summit attempt on 21st May. Meanwhile, 3 more Nepali women (Miss Nawang Futi Sherpa, Miss Sushmita Maskey, Miss Churim Sherpa) are on the same verse of becoming the first women to hold the record of summiting Everest twice in a single season.
As per report Mrs. Anshu and Miss Churim had successfully made their first summit on May 12th and are on their way to the second summit. Seems like the race has begun strong and exciting to see who sets the new world record.
Alan Arnette who is climbing to raise awareness and fund for Alzheimer’s research has moved his date to summit Everest on 21st of May. He was set to summit on 19 or 20th May, but the weather has delayed it.
Mrs. Anshu Jamsenpa from Arunachal Pradesh, India who summited Everest on 12th May, wants to be the first women to Summit Mt. Everest twice in one season. She is currently at Camp II and has a plan schedule of Camp III on 19th May, Camp IV on 20th May and summit attempt on 21st May.
Meanwhile, on the other side of the Himalayan Ridge, David Morton and Melissa Arnot are on the way out of Base Camp setting the same goal of summiting Mt. Makalu on 21st May.
Photographed by David Morton
Nine civil service employees reached the top of Mount Everest Wednesday morning of Nepal. Name of those summited are Gyanendra Kumar Shrestha, Santa Kumar Maharjan, Hari Guragai, Hari Dhakal, Subir Shrestha, Tulsiram Bhandari, Surath Pokhrel, Padam Bhandari and Khimlal Gautam. They were assisted by dozen of climbing guides whose names are not yet exposed.
This may be the first ever expedition led by civil employees to the summit of Mt. Everest.