KATHMANDU : A 47-year-old Nepali sherpa has set a climbing file by scaling all of the world's 14 peaks which are greater than 8,000 metres (26,247 ft) for a second time, his company mentioned on Thursday.
Sanu Sherpa, from Sankhuwasabha district in east Nepal, reached the highest of Pakistan's Gasherbrum II, which at 8,035 metres is the thirteenth highest, on Thursday morning, his Pioneer Journey mountaineering firm mentioned in Kathmandu.
"He’s the one particular person on the earth to scale every of the 14 highest mountains twice," Nibesh Karki, the corporate's government director advised Reuters. No additional particulars had been accessible.
Eight of the 14 highest peaks, together with Mount Everest, are in Nepal. The opposite six are in Pakistan and the Tibet area of China.