Photojournalist Purnima Shrestha makes it to the top of Mount Everest twice within a week

Published On: May 25, 2024 01:20 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, May 25: Purnima Shrestha, a dedicated photojournalist, has achieved a remarkable feat by scaling Mount Everest twice within a week. 

Shrestha reached the summit of Everest for the third time at 3:05 AM Saturday, marking another significant milestone in her mountaineering journey. 

Her second successful ascent of Mount Everest was accomplished just eight days ago on May 12. Remarkably, within a span of one week, she managed to conquer Everest for the second time.

Throughout her expedition, she was accompanied by Karma Gyaljen Sherpa.

This spring season, Purnima has achieved the extraordinary feat of conquering Mount Everest three times, as reported by 8K Expeditions.

Previously, she had summited Mount Everest on May 12 for the first time, followed by a second ascent on May 19 during this spring season.

In addition to her triumphs on Everest, Purnima has also conquered other formidable peaks including Manaslu, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, and Mount K2.

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