Thursday Jun 30, 2022
Thursday Jun 30, 2022

Nirmal Purja sets another record


Nepalnews
2022 May 19, 15:49, Kathmandu
Nirmal Purja along with the team Photo: Nirmal Purja

A climbing team led by renowned climber Nirmal Purja successfully submitted Mt Kanchenjunga, Mt Everest, and Mt Lhotse in 8 days, 23 hours, and 10 minutes. The team ascended Mt Lhotse from Mt Everest in just 26 hours, that too without oxygen.

They had climbed Mt. Kanchenjunga by 10:50 am on May 7. Team leader Nirmal Purja said, “I aim to inspire people and show what can be achieved with a positive and strong mindset”.


Nirmal Purja along with the team
Photo: Nirmal Purja
Nirmal Purja along with the team Photo: Nirmal Purja

How did this team go?

  • May 5 - From base camp to camp 2
  • May 6 - Start Summit Push, take a few hours rest at Camp 3, and climb Kanchenjunga on May 7 at 10:50 AM.

They then reached the summit of Mt Everest on May 15 at 8 am.

Departed for Camp 2 at 11 am on May 11

  • May 11 - Camp 2
  • May 12 - Camp 2
  • May 13 - Camp 3
  • May 14 - South Connell left at 11 pm.

The team reached the summit at 8 am on May 15th. It took only 9 hours to reach the summit.


Nirmal Purja along with the team
Photo: Nirmal Purja
Nirmal Purja along with the team Photo: Nirmal Purja

How did the team reach Mt Lhotse?

May 16 - Departure for South Cole at 3:30 pm,

May 17: The team reached Lhotse peak at around 10 am.

Nirmal Purja along with the team
Photo: Nirmal Purja
Nirmal Purja along with the team Photo: Nirmal Purja

Records set!

  • 8,000 meters high three peaks were summited- Everest, Lhotse, and Kanchenjunga in 8 days 23 hours 10 minutes without ascent.
  • Ascend from Mt. Everest to Lhotse in 26 hours without oxygen.


Nirmal Purja along with the team
Photo: Nirmal Purja
Nirmal Purja along with the team Photo: Nirmal Purja

In a span of six months and six days, Nirmal Purja has set a world record by climbing all the 14 peaks above 8,000 meters around the world. He was also the first person to reach the summit of Mount Everest, Lhotse, and Mt Makalu within 48 hours. In 2021, he along with nine other Nepali mountaineers completed the first winter climb of K2, the world’s second-largest mountain.



READ ALSO:

Nirmal Purja Mt kanchenjunga Mt Everest Mt. Lhotse Everest Base Camp mountaineering mountaineer Tourism in Nepal mountain climbing in Nepal
Nepal's First Online News Portal
Published by Nepalnews Pvt Ltd
Editor: Raju Silwal
Information Department Registration No. 1505 / 076-77

Contact

KMC-02, UttarDhoka,
Lazimpat, Nepal

Newsroom
+977–01–4445751 / 4445754

E-mail
[email protected] [email protected]

Terms of Use Disclaimer
© NepalNews. 2021 All rights reserved. | Nepal's First News Portal