The first Nepali woman with a record number of climbs, Lakpa Sherpa, again conquered the world?s highest peak Mount Everest on May 11, for the sixth time.
Reports quoted Ang Tshering Sherpa, president of the Nepal Mountaineering Association as saying that she climbed the peak from the North Col, Tibetan side along with her husband George Dijmarescu as part of the International Everest Expedition team.
She broke her earlier record of climbing the world's highest peak five times.
She climbed Mt Everest for the first time from the South Pole in 2000. Then after, she climber the peak in 2001, 2003, 2004 and 2005.
She is the second Nepali woman to climb the peak. Pasang Lamu Sherpa first scaled the peak, but she died while descending.
Meanwhile a report said Italian climber Alois Brugger, 47, of Kammerlander Pasang Lhamu Chuli Expedition team, died while climbing the 7351 m Mt Pasang Lhamu Chuli on May 11.Hotels in Kathmandu Hotels in Pokhara Domestic Flight Nepal Rent a Car in Nepal