July 22: Despite the high winds and deep snow Nepalese Sherpa guides made it to top of K2. They reached the summit at 9pm local time yesterday.
Pasdawa Sherpa, Chhiring Namgyal , Siddhi Ghising, Dorjee Gyelzen Sherpa, and Rinji Sherpa reached the summit of K2 for the first time this season.
According to sources, Pasdawa Sherpa became the fastest to climb the five highest 8,000’ers completing the summit of the top five peaks– Everest (8,848.86 m) K2 (8,611 m) Kanchenjung (8,586 m), Lhotse (8,516 m) and Makalu (8,485 m) in 69 days. Breaking the previous record by Nirmal Purja.
Other climbers waiting in Camp IV also summited K2 this morning.
List of summiters:
Mr.Terray Ellington Sylvester- USA
Mr. Claudio Javier Beiza- Argentina
Ms.Nelly Attar- Lebanon. Ms Nelly Attar from Lebanon became the first Arab Woman to summit K2.
Ms. Krisli Melesk- Estonia. Ms Krisli Melesek to be the first women K2 climber from Estonia.
Mr.Aang phurba Sherpa- Nepal.
Mr.Siddhi Bahadur tamang- Nepal
Mr.dorji Gyeljen Sherpa- Nepal
Mr.Kamdorji Sherpa- Nepal.
Mr.Lhakpa wongchu Sherpa- Nepal.
Mr.Mingdorji Sherpa- Nepal.
Mr.lakpa bhote – Nepal.
Mr.Rinji Sherpa- Nepal.
Mr.temba Sherpa- Nepal.
Mr lakpa Sherpa- Nepal.
Mr. Inayat Ali- Pakistan.
Mr. Jon- UK
Mr. Warren- South Africa
Mr. Khai- USA
Mr. Shuhei- Japan
Mr. Mingma Dorchi Sherpa- Nepal
Mr. Pemba Rita Sherpa- Nepal
Mr. Lakpa Gyalzen Sherpa- Nepal
Mr. Pasang Sherpa- Nepal
Mr. Phurtenze Sherpa- Nepal
Mr. Chhangwa Sherpa- Nepal
Other climbers are also on the way to summit. We will update soon.