KATHMANDU, MAY 12
Three sisters of the same family who are on their mission to set a world record by climbing the highest mountains of all 7 continents, today successfully scaled the world's highest peak this morning.
According to base camp officials, Nima Jangbu, Tshering Namgya & Dawa Futi Sherpa from Rolwaling valley under the campaign "Three Sisters on Seven Summit" stood atop Mt Everest at around 7:00 am after they found a clear window to make summit.
"They also created a history in the country by climbing Mt Everest together," said Mingma Gyalje Sherpa, an IFMGA guide, adding that they were the first three sisters to reach the top of the mountain together. They all are descending safely from the summit point, Mingma Gyalje who guided them to the higher camps told over the phone.
The expedition was organised by Imagine Nepal Treks and Expedition Pvt Ltd.
Among them, Nima Jangmu Sherpa also holds the record of Fastest Triple Header of 3 Higher 8000ers under Female category. She had climbed Everest, Lhotse and Kanchenjunga in a single season within 25 days in 2018 and also become the only Nepali woman to stand atop the world's third-highest peak.
Dawa Futi, the youngest member among them, had climbed Amadablam while Tshering Namgya took an Introductory Rock Climbing course and Basic Mountain Rescue course organized by NMIA.
Before attempting Mt Everest, they had also climbed Lobuche peak on April 24.