KATHMANDU, Nov 30: 14 Peaks: Nothing Is Impossible, a Nepali documentary about Nirmal Purja, the first mountaineer in the world to summit all 14 of the world's 8,000-meter peaks in seven months, was released worldwide on Netflix on Monday.
POKHARA, Feb 8: A team of 10 Nepali mountaineers, who scaled Mount K2 on January 16 earlier this year setting a record as the first team to conquer the second tallest peak in the world in winter, received a warm welcome in the tourist city of Pokhara on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Oct 30: A 36-year-old Nepali became the fastest climber to summit the world’s 14 highest mountains on Tuesday, scaling all the mountains in just over six months, his hiking agency said, a feat other climbers have taken several years to complete.
KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Nirmal Purja, who had already climbed 13 peaks above 8000 meters, is likely to get permit to climb Mt Shishapangma, the last hurdle lying ahead of accomplishing his mission of climbing all 14 peaks above 8000 meters.
MYAGDI, May 15: With the goal of creating a new world record, Nirmal Purja has set out on a journey to climb all 14 mountains above 8000 meters, within a time span of just seven months. According to informed sources, Purja succeeded in climbing Mt Dhaulagiri (8167 meters), the seventh highest peak, in Myagdi’s Dhaulagiri Rural Municipality-4 from the southern side without supplemental oxygen on Sunday.