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Sherpa climbs Mount Everest for a record 30th time, his second ascent in just 10 days

Sherpa climbs Mount Everest for a record 30th time, his second ascent in just 10 days
KATHMANDU: Famous A drink Sizing mountain guide Kami Rita Mount Everest To obtain a record number The thirtieth time On Wednesday, he will complete his second hiking This month to the top of the world. Rita, 55, reached the 8,849-metre peak at 7.49am, according to Khem Lal Gautam, a government official at the base camp. His first ascent of the season was on May 12 to guide foreign agents.
Rita, known as the “Everest Man”, previously said he was “just working” and was not planning to set records. “I’m happy with the record, but records are broken in the end,” he told AFP after his 29th climb. “I am more than happy that my climb helps introduce Nepal to the world.” But celebrations were overshadowed by the confirmation of a Romanian’s death, and a British climber and a Nepalese guide were reported missing – the latest casualties to highlight the dangers of the sport.
“He is healthy and happy to achieve this record,” said Mingma Sherpa of Seven Summits Treks, which organized the trip. Mingma said they were able to speak to him briefly while he was at the summit and he was in good health.
Mingma confirmed that Rita will not climb again this season and will likely return to her home country in the next few days.
Rita also climbed Mount Everest twice last year, setting a record register For most climbs the highest mountain in the world at the beginning and extension after less than a week. His closest rival in most Everest ascents is fellow guide Pasang Dawa, who has made 27 successful ascents of the mountain.
Rita first climbed Mount Everest in 1994, and has made the trek almost every year since. He is one of many Sherpa guides whose experience and skills are vital to the safety of foreign climbers who seek to summit the mountain each year. His father was among the first Sherpa guides. In addition to his climb of Mount Everest, Rita has climbed several other peaks that are among the highest in the world, including K2, Cho Oyu, Manaslu, and Lotus.
Officials said that more than 450 climbers have already scaled Mount Everest from the Nepalese side during this climbing season, which will end in a few days.

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