May 17, 2023: On Wednesday morning, more than 175 climbers were moving towards the Everest summit.
On the same day, many record-holder climbers reached the summit of Everest. Kami Rita Sherpa broke his own record by successfully ascending Mount Everest for the 27th time.
In this season, a total of 1,176 individuals from 80 countries have been granted permission from Nepal Tourism Department for mountaineering expeditions for 28 different Himalayan peaks, including Mount Everest. According to the Department of Tourism, until mid-may 478 individuals were granted permission to climb Everest.
According to the Director of the Department of Tourism, Mr. Yuvaraj Khatiwada, out of the 250 individuals who reached the summit of Mount Everest in a four-day period, unfortunately, six lost their lives. Recently a resident of Sankhuwasabha, Furwa Sherpa, lost his life upon his return after successfully summiting on Wednesday only.
A 16-year-old Chinese girl Sui Cho Yuan successfully reached Everest via the south slope at 5:42 am
Aldo Kane, who abseiled into an active volcano also summited Everest same Day.
first Cuban, Ang Rita’s grandson, Tenzing Jangbu Sherpa, Billionaire Ukrainian couple Igor Kushnir and his wife Oksana Kushnir, also summited Everest.
The image above was taken from a helicopter by Khimlal Gautam.
All the big outfitters reported success. Some of them are:
Mr. Xiangyu Peng / Mr. Daoyong Li / Mr. Xianjie Zeng/ Mr. Sikai Du/ Ms. Zhuoyuan Xu/ Ms. Guai Zeng/ Mr. Anlin Jiang/ Mr. Artem Gurshtein / Mr. Ze Young/ Mr. San Jimu / Mr. Jiang Yang / Mr. Miao Young / Lakpa Tenje Sherpa / – China
Pasang Nurbu Sherpa / Pasang Kami Sherpa / Mingma Nurbu Sherpa / Ang Tashi Sherpa / Phurba Kusang Sherpa / Pasang Sherpa / Kaji Sherpa / Taraman Tamang / Sher Jangbu / Chhangba Sherpa / Kusang Sherpa / Lakpa Sange Sherpa / Jeevan Tamang /Phurtenzi Sherpa / Lhakpa Chhiri Sherpa / Mingma Gelu Sherpa / Phurba Sherpa / Chhepal Sherpa/ Jangbu Sherpa / Angeli Sherpa / Pasdawa Sherpa/ Pechhumbe Sherpa/ Dawa Wongchu Sherpa /Jangbu Sherpa /Pastenji Sherpa /Pasang Tenje Sherpa /Lakpa gelje Sherpa Mingma Sherpa /Karma Geljen Sherpa /Mingma Jangbu Sherpa / Purushottam Nepali / Pasang Tseri/ Pasang Tendi/ Rakesh Tamang / Yukta Gurung /Phurba Soman / Sandip Gurung /Mingmar Sherpa /Pema Renji /Dawa Temba/ Kamu Tsering/ Pasang Dorji / NGA Tashi /Pasang Nima/ Ki Temba /Bibas Sherpa/ Nirmal Purja- Nepal
prakriti Varshney / Jitendra Ramdas Gaware / Nisha Kumari / Santosh Laxman Dagade / – India
Bryan Bridges Tropeano / – USA
Piao Tjhang/- Hongkong/China
Naoko Watanabe/- Japan
Lukás Jasensky – Czech Republic
. Oswaldo Freire Jorge Rodriguez Chirag/ Jack Lundin/ William Lundin/ Anna Guttu/ Taylor Carnevale/ Nikol Kovalchuk/ Aldo kane/ Daniel laidig/ Ruby Hang/ Alasdair Mckenzie/
Everest guides Kami Rita Sherpa of Nepal and Kenton Cool of the UK broke their own records. It was the 27th Everest summit for Kami Rita and the 17th for Cool.
After the long spell of bad weather that tested everyone’s patience, summit fever has taken hold. Few are willing to bide their time in order to enjoy a quieter climb.