This year’s Mt. Everest climbing season has officially ended, with about 240 successful summits, and six deaths in five days, four of whom were lost last week during a bottleneck of people trying to summit the mountain during good weather. About 150 people reached the summit on Friday Saturday alone.
On May 19th, Ngim Chhamji Sherpa (age 16, Nepal) became the youngest women to climb summit and on the same day, Tamae Watanabe (age 73, Japan) became oldest woman to climb the mountain.
Kami Sherpa (age 51, Nepal) has successfully scaled Mt. Everest three times in eight days. Sherpa informed from the Mt. Everest Base Camp that he climbed the Mt. Everest two times in five days and the third time on the eighth day. Sherpa has successfully scaled Mt. Everest three times in a season by scaling the highest peak at 10:30 am on May 19, May 24 at 3:00 pm and on May 27 at 4:00 am. He claimed that these climbs have set the world record for him
On the less exciting side of the things we have some pathetic readings…