Fastest double ascent of Mount Everest by a woman: world record set by Anshu Jamsenpa (VIDEO)
KATHMANDU, Nepal -- Anshu Jamsenpa, 37 and the mother of two, has climbed Mount Everest twice in less than a week, thus setting the new world record for the Fastest double ascent of Mount Everest by a woman, according to the World Record Academy.
Photo: Anshu Jamsenpa has established a new women's record for a double ascent of the world's highest mountain in one season. On 21 May, Ms Jamsenpa reached the top of Mount Everest for the second time and stripped previous record-holder Chhurim Sherpa of the title. Ms Sherpa scaled the peak twice in a week in 2012 to claim the previous world record. (enlarge photo)
The Guinness World Records world record for the First ascent of Everest (female) was set by Junko Tabei (Japan, b. 22 Sep 1939, d. 20 October 2016) reached the summit of Everest on 16 May 1975.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the Most ascents of Everest by a woman, set by Lakpa Sherpa (Nepal, b. 23 September 1973), who reached the summit of Everest (8,848 m; 29,029 ft) for the seventh time on 20 May 2016, more times than any other female climber.
Anshu Jamsenpa, 37 and the mother of two, reached the 29,028-feet summit in Nepal on May 16 and five days later Sunday, tourism official Gyanendra Shrestha confirmed to BBC Nepali.
She reached the peak the second time at 8 a.m., Dawa Lama of Dream Himalaya Adventures confirmed to The Economic Times in India.