A Nepali Sherpa guide climbed Mt. Everest for a record 22nd time Wednesday, officials said.
Mountaineering has been his family tradition. The next most accomplished female Everest climber is American Melissa Sue Arnot, who has reached the top six times. In her early days, she would help climbers by cooking form them and worked as a porter before she trained as a climber.
The first summit wave happened Monday when some 50 mountaineers and Sherpa guides scaled it. His brother has scaled Everest 17 times.
He completed the seven climbs in 177 days - nine days quicker than the previous record - after reaching the top of Everest on Monday (May 14).
Kami Rita first climbed Everest as a 24-year-old in 1994. He has climbed most of the peaks above 8,000 metres which include K2, Cho-oyu, Lhoste and Annapurna.
The other two previous summit record-holders are also Sherpas.
Apa, a 58-year-old guide who uses only one name, retired in 2011 and moved to Utah. However, an informed source from Everest Base Camp told The Kathmandu Post that Phurba Tashi may climb Everest again.
Although Sherpa was scheduled to climb the world's tallest peak on Thursday, he achieved the feat a day before, surprising all his mountaineering colleagues and officials.
A year ago seven people lost their lives on the world's highest peak, while 449 summited from the Nepal side and at least another 120 made it to the top from the north side in Tibet. She now lives in the U.S. and works at a departmental store.
Summits are underway every day since May 13 after the eight rope-fixing team members opened the climbing route for all climbers.
More than 340 foreign climbers along with their local guides are attempting to climb Everest this month.
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