Anshu Jamsenpa: 1st woman to conquer Mt Everest twice within 5 days

Date: May 22, 2017

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India’s Anshu Jamsenpa has become the first woman to conquer Mt Everest twice within five days.

Dawa S Lama, Managing Director, Dream Himalaya Adventures told AIR that Anshu Jamsenpa along with Nepali climber Furi Sherpa scaled the peak at 8:00 am on Sunday.

Earlier, the Arunachal Pradesh mountaineer stood atop of world’s highest mountain on May 16.

Jamsenpa set the world record becoming the first woman climber to make double ascent in five days time, Lama said, adding that she is also the first Indian woman to scale Mt Everest for the fifth time.

The 32-year-old mother of two had achieved the feat of summiting Mt Everest twice within 10 days in 2011.

Anshu also climbed Mt Everest in 2013.

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Earlier, Nepal’s Chhurim Sherpa had scaled Mt Everest twice within a week, reaching the roof of the world first on May 12, 2012, then again on May 19.

Indian climbers Dhankude Kishor Dattatraya and Brij Mohan Sharma also scaled Mt. Everest on Saturday.

Brij Mohan Sharma, popularly known as Breeze Sharma has become the first civilian from the Indian Navy to summit Mount Everest.