Two Sherpa guides set new records for scaling Mount Everest

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Two Sherpa guides set new records for scaling Mount Everest

Kami Rita summits world’s highest mountain for 22nd time
Trekkers rest at Everest Base Camp, Nepal, on Sept. 27, 2015. Two records were broken on Wednesday when Kami Rita summited the mountain for the 22nd time and Lhakpa Sherpa summited for the ninth time, the most by a female climber.
Nepalese veteran Sherpa guide, Kami Rita, 48, scaled Mount Everest on Wednesday morning for the 22nd time, setting the record for most climbs of the world’s highest mountain, officials said.
Mountain climber Lhakpa Sherpa prepares to start her shift as a dishwasher at the Whole Foods Market in West Hartford, Conn. Lhakpa Sherpa scaled Mount Everest for the ninth time, shattering her own record for the most climbs by a woman.
Chinese climber Xia Boyu, 69, is being carried as he arrives in a hotel in Kathmandu, after successfully summiting Mount Everest, Nepal, on Wednesday. Boyu, who lost both his feet while trying to reach summit, successfully climbed Everest on his fifth attempt.
Chinese climber Xia Boyu, 69, waves as he arrives in Kathmandu after successfully summiting Mount Everest in Nepal on Wednesday. Boyu, who lost both his feet while trying to reach summit, successfully climbed Everest on his fifth attempt.
Chinese climber Xia Boyu, 69, waves as he arrives in Kathmandu after successfully summiting Mount Everest in Nepal on Wednesday. Boyu, who lost both his feet while trying to reach summit, successfully climbed Everest on his fifth attempt.
Chinese climber Xia Boyu, 69, waves as he arrives in Kathmandu after successfully summiting Mount Everest in Nepal on Wednesday. Boyu, who lost both his feet while trying to reach summit, successfully climbed Everest on his fifth attempt.

Two Sherpa guides set new records for scaling Mount Everest

Trekkers rest at Everest Base Camp, Nepal, on Sept. 27, 2015. Two records were broken on Wednesday when Kami Rita summited the mountain for the 22nd time and Lhakpa Sherpa summited for the ninth time, the most by a female climber.
Nepalese veteran Sherpa guide, Kami Rita, 48, scaled Mount Everest on Wednesday morning for the 22nd time, setting the record for most climbs of the world’s highest mountain, officials said.
Mountain climber Lhakpa Sherpa prepares to start her shift as a dishwasher at the Whole Foods Market in West Hartford, Conn. Lhakpa Sherpa scaled Mount Everest for the ninth time, shattering her own record for the most climbs by a woman.
Chinese climber Xia Boyu, 69, is being carried as he arrives in a hotel in Kathmandu, after successfully summiting Mount Everest, Nepal, on Wednesday. Boyu, who lost both his feet while trying to reach summit, successfully climbed Everest on his fifth attempt.
Chinese climber Xia Boyu, 69, waves as he arrives in Kathmandu after successfully summiting Mount Everest in Nepal on Wednesday. Boyu, who lost both his feet while trying to reach summit, successfully climbed Everest on his fifth attempt.
Chinese climber Xia Boyu, 69, waves as he arrives in Kathmandu after successfully summiting Mount Everest in Nepal on Wednesday. Boyu, who lost both his feet while trying to reach summit, successfully climbed Everest on his fifth attempt.
Chinese climber Xia Boyu, 69, waves as he arrives in Kathmandu after successfully summiting Mount Everest in Nepal on Wednesday. Boyu, who lost both his feet while trying to reach summit, successfully climbed Everest on his fifth attempt.
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