KATHMANDU, MAY 12
A Sherpa climber from Rolwaling today scaled Mt Everest for the 21st time.
Pemba Dorjee Sherpa along with other climbers -Tseng Ko-Erh (Taiwan), Nima Gyalzen Sherpa and Nima Lhamu Sherpa scaled the mountain at around 7 :00 am this morning,
According to Bhujung Lama, base camp manager of Dreamers Destination Treks & Expedition P Ltd, Pemba Dorjee climbed Everest for the 21st time spreading the message of world peace and of saving the environment.
Nima Lhamu Sherpa (Kinjum Sherpa) also made a successful ascent of Mount Everest this morning, dedicating her first summit to Late Ang Rita Sherpa AKA Snow leopard of Nepal, he added.
Imagine Nepal Treks and Expedition reported that three sisters and other team members scaled Everest this morning.
1. Nima Jangmu Sherpa- Nepal
2. Tshering Namgya Sherpa- Nepal
3. Dawa Futi Sherpa - Nepal & other team members
4. Dawa Tenjin Sherpa- Nepal
5. Kili (Kilu) Pemba Sherpa- Nepal
6. Phur Gyaljen Sherpa- Nepal
7. Nima Dorjee Sherpa- Nepal
8. Furtemba Sherpa- Nepal
9.Dawa Gyalje Sherpa- Nepal
10. Zhang Ying- China
11 Wang Zhong- China
12.Gao Li- China
13. Liu Sen- China
14. Huang Weiji - China
15. Sirbaz Khan- Pakistan
Karrar Haidri, Secretary of Alpine Club of Pakistan informed that this is Sirbaz Khan's seventh time scaling a 8000m Mountain. Sirbaz has summited two 8000m peaks in the last 26 days.
The 32 year-old climber, who hails from Aliabad, Hunza, began his climbing career in 2016 and he credits Nazir Sabir (the first Pakistani to climb the Everest) and Ashraf Aman (the first Pakistani to reach the summit of K2) as his inspirations.
In 2019, Sirbaz became the first Pakistani to summit Mount Lhotse, the world's fourth-highest mountain at 8,516m in Nepal without the use of supplementary oxygen. His other 8,000m summits include K2, Nanga Parbat, Broad Peak, Manaslu and Annapurna.
On four of his 8,000m peaks expeditions, Khan had accompanied Muhammad Ali Sadpara. Their last expedition together was in Nepal to Manaslu.
He is aiming to become the first Pakistani to climb all 14 peaks above 8000m.