Thursday, May 23, 2013

Phurba equals Appa record, climbs Mt Everest for 21st times

Phurba Tashi Sherpa has equaled Appa Sherpa as it conquered the Mt Everest for the 21st time today.
He has equalised the world record of most ascents on Mt Everest, a record of Appa Sherpa, who was the only man in the history to assault the highest mountain in the world for a record 21st times, according to Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA).
Phurba climbed Mt Everest on May 10, for the 20th times and today for the 21st times. He had climbed Mt Everest three times in the 2007 season, and twice in 2011.

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