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June 4, 2019

Mingma- World’s Fastest Climber

MIngama Sherpa, Speed climber
Photo by Ankita Sherpa’s Facebook

Mountaineer Mingma Dorchi Sherpa created a world record for being the fastest climber to summit the world’s highest peak Everest and fourth highest peak Lhotse in the lowest time.

In a press meet organized by Pioneer Adventure Monday, it was divulged that Mingma scaled the two peaks in 6 hours and 1 minute.

Earlier, the old record was in the name of Nirmal Purja, who had summited the two peaks in 10 hours ad 15 minutes.

Mingma has also attempted the three peaks including Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu in 54 hours and 25 minutes which is awaited for endorsement for a world record.

Mingma 32, from Makalu rural municipality-2, Sankhuwasabha climbed Everest at 12:44 PM on May 27 and then climbed Lotse at 6:45 AM on May 27 and then climbed Makalu at 7:9 PM on May 29.

speed climber record on Everest Mingma Dorchi
Mingma Dorchi at press conference

Mingma also disclosed that his GPS during climbing has been recorded and tracked.

Mingma climbed all these peaks without a guide. By now he has to his credit a total of 20 ascents including Everest 5 times, Lotse 3 times, Manaslu 3 times, K2 2 times and Amadabalm 2 times.

Mingma had scaled Amadabalam in 2010 and Everest in 2011 and was ushered into the world of trekking when he was too young. He is the Managing Director of Pioneer Advenure.
“As a mountaineer, I intend to identify Nepal in the world as a beautiful country of Himalaya.”

He also insisted on keeping Everest clean from pollutions.

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