Nepalese climber, Kami Rita has scaled Mount Everest for the 25th time, breaking his own record for the most ascents of the world’s highest peak. Rita, 51, first scaled Everest in 1994 and has been making the trip nearly every year since then. He is one of many Sherpa guides whose expertise and skills are vital to the safety and success of the hundreds of climbers.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Nepali name of Mt. Everest: Sagarmatha;
- Tibetan name: Chomolungma.