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June 10, 2019

Two Single Women Summit Mt. Everest

Nima Doma Sherpa and Fudirki Sherpa (two widow climber)
Nima Doma Sherpa (left) and Fudirki Sherpa. They stepped on Mt. Everest, tracing their husbands’ foot trails

Two women mountaineers, Nima Doma Sherpa and Fudirki Sherpa (both single women) of Khambu Solokhumbu rural Municipality-4 have successfully scaled Mt. Everest (8848 meters) Thursday, May 23, 2019.

Speaking at a press conference held in Kathmandu Monday the duo said that they struggled hard to trace the trails of their husbands who had died during their Everest expeditions last and left them with no options left to survive and realized during their own expedition that how hard it was to climb Everest.

Both single women had embarked upon, “Two widow Mt Everest Expedition -2019” on behalf of Ang Himalayan Adventures according to Adventure’s Director Ang Chhiring Lama.

The duo climbers also disclosed that they had already climbed Manang’s Chulu east (6585 meters) on November 12, 2019, Solokhumbu’s Iceland peak (6189 meters) on November 24, 2019 and successfully scaled Lubu peak (6199 meters) on May 9,2019.

Both the single women and climbers also insisted that the government should extend supportive hands toward both single women to boost up their future expeditions.

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