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Norwegian Climber and Sherpa Complete 14 8,000-Meter Peaks in 92 Days

Norwegian Climber and Sherpa (symbolic picture)
Norwegian Climber and Sherpa (symbolic picture)

 

Kathmandu (July 27,2023) : Norwegian climber Kristin Harila and Tenjen Sherpa have set a new world record for the fastest ascent of all 14 8,000-meter peaks. The pair completed the feat in just 92 days, breaking the previous record of 104 days set by Nirmal Purja in 2019.

Harila and Sherpa began their climb on January 1, 2023, with an ascent of Annapurna I. They then went on to climb Dhaulagiri, Kanchenjunga, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Manaslu, Nanga Parbat, Gasherbrum I, Broad Peak, K2, and Shishapangma.

The pair faced a number of challenges during their ascent, including bad weather, altitude sickness, and injuries. However, they were able to overcome these challenges and reach the summit of all 14 peaks. Harila's achievement is a remarkable feat of human endurance and determination. She is an inspiration to climbers all over the world, and her record is sure to stand for many years to come.


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