Kami Rita summits Everest for record 22nd time

Kami Rita summits Everest for record 22nd time

On Wednesday, a pair of veteran Sherpas each set a record for Mount Everest climbs.

Ang Kami Sherpa's 22nd ascent to the summit created a new record for the most visits to the peak of Everest, Reuters reported.

Kami Rita first scaled Everest at age 24, and has made the trip nearly every year since then.

West Hartford Mayor Shari Cantor presented a proclamation to resident Lhakpa Sherpa on March 27, declaring her "Queen of the Mountain", just weeks before Sherpa left town to begin a record-breaking journey, her ninth summit of Mount Everest.

He and his team started climbing last night from South Col (Nepal Side) and reached the summit at around 8:30 am today, according to Pemba Sherpa of Seven Summit Treks, which organised the record expedition.

Climbing from the Chinese side of the mountain, Sherpa's trip the summit extended her own women's record.

Kurt Cobain's Daughter Loses Nirvana 'MTV Unplugged' Guitar In Divorce Settlement
She has since made a decision to hand over the guitar as a way of settling the divorce proceedings quickly without a trial. "It's not his to take", Cobain's mother Courtney Love famously told TMZ as divorce proceedings took a turn for the worse.

Mingma Gelu Sherpa, Managing Director at Seven Summit Adventure told THT from the base camp that Lhakpa along with a team led by Alex Abramov made it to the summit at around 5:40 am.

Ethnic sherpas, renowned for their endurance and experience at high altitudes, serve as guides for many foreign mountaineers attempting to climb the highest Himalayan peaks. Most of his male relatives have reached the top at least once. He first climbed Mt. Everest in 1994. The next most accomplished female Everest climber is American Melissa Sue Arnot, who has reached the top six times.

The daughter of a yak herder, Lhakpa worked as a porter and kitchen hand on trekking and mountaineering expeditions, before becoming a climber herself.

Around 100 people have reached the summit of Everest this week as the busy spring climbing season - which runs from April to May - got into full swing. The rapid growth in the climbing industry has accompanied complaints of overcrowding and fears that inexperienced mountaineers are putting themselves and their guides at risk.

"Multiple teams using the same device have experienced similar oxygen system failures". Air at the top of Everest contains less than a third of the oxygen at sea level.

Related News:

  • Filmmakers protest in solidarity with Palestine at Cannes

    Filmmakers protest in solidarity with Palestine at Cannes

    Telling reporters back in 2017 that found the rules outdated Stewart has been vocal about dressing the way she pleases. Cannes is renowned for attracting the world's most lovely people for a week of breathtaking red carpet moments.
    California couple waterboarded kids, authorities say

    California couple waterboarded kids, authorities say

    Rogers told KABC-TV that she and her husband were being judged for his tattoos, and her choice to homeschool her children. A California father charged with torturing his children was charged with domestic violence in 2011.
    National Basketball Association  won't discipline Smith for shove

    National Basketball Association won't discipline Smith for shove

    James was also astoundingly efficient, using his dribble to create space, while he knocked down an assortment of jump shots. After the game, the TV station rubbed it in to the Cleveland Cavaliers , running a "Most Useless Cavaliers" segment.
  • WB Panchayat results: TMC takes lead, BJP second; counting underway

    WB Panchayat results: TMC takes lead, BJP second; counting underway

    From the nomination stage to the day of polling, where was the spirit of democracy? It was nothing but a murder of democracy. Widespread violence during the panchayat polls in West Bengal on Monday left at least 12 people dead and 43 injured.
    Crypto-unicorn: $3bn valuation as Dublin's Circle raises $110m

    Crypto-unicorn: $3bn valuation as Dublin's Circle raises $110m

    USDC would be an ERC-20 Token on the Ethereum Network based on the network rules defined by CENTRE. CENTRE , according to Circle , will be providing independent oversight of this new coin.
    TI arrested outside of his gated community

    TI arrested outside of his gated community

    Dude didn't have his key on him and argued with the security guard when he wasn't let in. T.I. makes his way to the ESPN set during the Atlanta Falcons' Super Bowl run in 2017.
  • Michael Carrick to Join Jose Mourinho Coaching Staff During FA Cup

    Michael Carrick to Join Jose Mourinho Coaching Staff During FA Cup

    Jose Mourinho confirmed before the game that the Frenchman would start against Watford in the final match of the domestic year. According to a report in the Telegraph , Mourinho's former assistant is going to be the new manager of Benfica.
    Macy's easily beats forecasts, lifts full-year expectations

    Macy's easily beats forecasts, lifts full-year expectations

    Net cash used by financing activities in the first quarter of 2018 was $99 million, contrast with $273 million previous year . Macy's is riding high after pulling off a strong first quarter - keeping up its momentum following robust holiday sales .
    Is it Yanny or Laurel?

    Is it Yanny or Laurel?

    To settle this debate (or to give our newsroom some piece of mind), abc7NY took to the streets of NY to ask what locals heard. If Grimes and Elon Musk broke the internet, Yanny and Laurel are here to absolutely demolish the remains.
  • Ebola outbreak in Congo spread from countryside into city

    Ebola outbreak in Congo spread from countryside into city

    It can spread rapidly through contact with small amounts of bodily fluid and its early flu-like symptoms are not always obvious. Oly Ilunga Kalenga said a case of the virus was detected in Mbandaka, a city with a population of about 1 million people.
    Fixed odds betting machines maximum stake slashed to £2

    Fixed odds betting machines maximum stake slashed to £2

    She also took part in the Government's written consultation and called for a £2 maximum stake on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals. It added that the limit could result in around 900 of its high streets shops becoming loss-making.
    With friends like Donald Trump, who needs enemies: EU chief Donald Tusk

    With friends like Donald Trump, who needs enemies: EU chief Donald Tusk

    European leaders are troubled by Trump's "America first" rhetoric and inconsistent statements on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the EU.


Most liked

Coli update: You can now safely eat romaine again
The CDC added that the last date of harvest for the romaine lettuce from the Yuma growing region was April 16th. Do not eat or buy romaine lettuce unless you can confirm it is not from the Yuma growing region.

Apple demands United States dollars 1 billion from Samsung for patent infringement
Lee showed the jury a series of Samsung phones released before, shortly after and years after the iPhone's debut in 2007. It argued that consumers had not bought the phones for their aesthetics alone, but also their functionality.

Jets falter early on, Vegas nabs series lead
Courtesy of the NHL , the Golden Knights became Las Vegas' first major professional sports league team. "He didn't say it to us". I was just sitting there and he was sitting there and people were fighting. "I did that? I didn't think", Fleury said.

Eleven Teams Honored by NCAA for APR Achievement
I would also like to thank the Morgan Academic Center staff for their efforts in supporting our student-athletes. The most recent multiyear rates are based on the 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17 academic years.

OnePlus To Launch Limited Edition Avengers-Themed OnePlus 6
The 6 GB RAM variant comes with 64 GB of internal storage whereas the 8 GB RAM variant comes in 128 GB and 256 GB storage options. The secondary rear camera is a 20 MP f/1.7 unit that uses pixel-binning technology to improve the quality of low-light images.

Whitney Houston Documentary Shocks Audience at Cannes With Child Abuse Revelation
Houston was sexually abused as a toddler by a Dionne Warwick's youthful sister, relations have claimed in a brand new documentary. Whitney , which is directed by the Scottish film-maker Kevin Macdonald , premiered at the Cannes film festival on Thursday.

The birth of a Legend: Chrissy Teigen announces second baby's arrival
Chrissy Teigen and her husband, John Legend have welcomed their baby boy! She had said: "I'm having a baby boy in the spring". Legend then re-tweeted his wife's announcement, but they did not shared any further details about their new family member.

Florida teacher on leave after raccoons drowned
It still does make me sick to my stomach", said the student's mother, who wanted to remain anonymous. She said her child came home in tears and was yelling and angry over what happened to the animals.

German national coach springs surprise ahead of World Cup
Germany are placed in Group F along with Mexico, Sweden and South Korea and will take on Mexico in their opening game on June 17. While Goetze misses out, coach Joachim Loew pulled a surprise by handing Freiburg striker Nils Petersen a first call-up.

Gianluigi Buffon to leave Juventus after 17 years at the club
Buffon had planned to end his career at the 2018 World Cup, which would have been his sixth, but Italy failed to qualify. During his time with Parma he also won the Coppa Italia, UEFA Cup and Italian Supercoppa in 1999.

Man killed by exploding e-cigarette in US
Tallmadge D'Elia was vaping at home on May 5 when the vaping device, manufactured by Philippines-based Smok-E Mountain, exploded. Deputy fire marshal Steven Lawrence, who attended the incident told Fox6: "It's like having a small.firecracker in your hand".

Iran nuclear accord not ideal, but best to stick with it: Merkel
Merkel described the deal as "everything other than ideal", but argued that global nuclear authorities said Iran was sticking to its commitments.

Scientists: Someone is manufacturing banned, ozone-destroying chemical
There is a small chance that there is a more innocent explanation for the rise in CFC-11 emissions, the scientist say. They are making it a priority to pinpoint the source of the emissions, which may require research flights over Asia.

US, China to resume talks in bid to avert trade war
China has promised to retaliate in equal measure, targeting USA soybeans, aircraft, autos and other goods for additional tariffs. On the Chinese side, that included "appropriately dealing with the ZTE case", according to an unofficial translation.

Trump hosts sanctuary state roundtable at the White House
You have millions of people who want to see that our neighborhoods are safe and our borders are secure, " she said. Trump told California Republicans visiting the White House, "we are taking people out of the country".