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Kami Rita Sherpa: The Everest man who broke his own record

  • Posted on May 17, 2023
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Kami Rita Sherpa created the record for the most number of summits of Mount Everest by climbing the world's highest mountain for the 27th time.

Kami Rita Sherpa created the record for the most number of summits of Mount Everest by climbing the world's highest mountain for the 27th time. He regained his title by outnumbering Pasang Dawa Sherpa, a fellow Sherpa climber who had achieved his previous record on Sunday.

The AFP met the Sherpa last month when he was headed towards the base camp. He said, "These records were made not with an intention to make them but during my work as a guide."
Dubbed as "the Everest man", Kami Rita Sherpa was born in 1970 in Thame, a village in the Himalayas renowned as a breeding ground for successful mountaineers. ( Image Source : ANI )

Kami Rita first summited the 8,848-metre (29,029-foot) Everest in 1994. Since then, the 53-year-old Sherpa guide has scaled the mountain every year and created the record for the most summits of Mount Everest in 2018 by passing the earlier record he had achieved with two other Sherpa climbers. His expedition organiser, Mingma Sherpa of Seven Summit Treks, spoke to the AFP, stating, "He successfully reached the summit this morning guiding a Vietnamese climber."

The AFP met the Sherpa last month when he was headed towards the base camp. He said, "These records were made not with an intention to make them but during my work as a guide." "People go 'it's a world record', it's not a world record. It's just that I happen to hold the non-Sherpa record, for whatever that is worth, which in my mind, (is) not very much", he added.

He regained his title by outnumbering Pasang Dawa Sherpa, a fellow Sherpa climber who had achieved his previous record on Sunday.

Kami Rita, lovingly referred to as "the Everest man", is popularly known for his skillfulness which has many times saved lives and contributed to the success of foreign climbers aiming to scale the mountain every year. Guides like him, especially the Sherpas, work tirelessly around the year, enduring the risks of fixing ropes, repairing ladders as well as carrying equipment and food to help climbers reach the mountain's peak.

This year, the authorities have issued around 478 permits to foreign climbers to scale Everest. More than 900 people, including guides, are estimated to climb Everest this season.

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