April 23, Kathmandu: Two Australian brothers Zachary Kingsley Allen and Gabriel Robert Allen set a new record by becoming the youngest climbers to reach the base camp of Mt. Everest, the world’s highest peak.

Zachary is 3 years and 8 months old while her brother Gabriel is 5 years and 9 months old.

They reached base camp at an altitude of 5,364 meters last week. They walked all the way despite food poisoning, sub-zero temperatures, and high altitude, and Zachary with the support of crew members.

Gabriel was trained every weekend for 18 months to climb mountains. He has also climbed Australia’s 10 highest peaks in November 2021.

The siblings were accompanied by their parents, Graham David Allen and Shareen Anne Pote to the base camp they also hiked up to Kalapathhar after reaching Everest Base camp.

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