KATHMANDU, MAY 12
Legendary British climber Kenton Cool has added another feather to his cap scaling Mt Everest and Mt Lhotse within 29 hours this season.
According to Iswari Poudel, Managing Director at Himalayan Guides Nepal Pvt Ltd, Kenton Cool from Gloucestershire, South West England, along with Dorjee Gyalzen Sherpa stood atop the world's fourth highest peak at around 11:00am.
Being the first foreigner of the season to scale Mt Lhotse this season, Kenton Cool made it to the top of mountain in less than 29 hours after scaling the world's highest peak, Paudel shared.
Kenton has broken his own British record for the most Mt Everest summits early yesterday morning. He along with fellow guide Dorjee Gyalzen Sherpa reached the Everest summit point at around 6:15 am yesterday, he said.
Kenton becomes the first Briton to climb Mt Everest for 15 times. Kenton also holds a record of the first British mountaineer who climbed Mt Nuptse, Mt Everest and Mt Lhotse in a season in 2013.