Renowned Nepali mountaineer Sanu Sherpa set a new world record in the history of mountaineering by climbing the 14 highest peaks of the world twice. Sanu Sherpa set a record for the second time by scaling all 14 world peaks above 8,000 meters (26,247 ft).
Mountaineer Sanu Sherpa set a new world record in the history
Sanu Sherpa reached the summit of Pakistan’s Gasherbrum II, the 13th highest peak at 8,035 meters, on Thursday morning from Sankhwasabha district in eastern Nepal, his adventure hiking company in Kathmandu said. Nabish Karki, the company’s executive director, told Reuters he is the only person in the world to have climbed each of the 14 highest mountains twice. Eight of the 14 highest peaks, including Mount Everest, are in Nepal. The remaining six are in the territories of Pakistan and China in Tibet. Alpine Club of Pakistan has congratulated the Nepali mountaineer for setting the world record.