Sunday, July 21, 2024

Indian mountainer sets record

Indian mountaineer Satyadeep Gupta has made history by becoming the first person to scale both Mt. Everest and Mt. Lhotse twice in one season and the first Indian to traverse the two peaks in 11 hours and 15 minutes.

According to Pioneer Adventure Expedition, which organized the expedition, Gupta reached the 8,516-meter-high summit of Mt. Lhotse on Monday at noon and the 8,849-meter-high summit of Mt. Everest at 12:45 am.

This achievement marks the first Double Dual Ascent of the world’s highest and fourth-highest peaks in one season, according to the adventure company.

Additionally, Gupta set another record by being the first Indian to traverse from Mt. Everest to Mt. Lhotse in 11 hours and 15 minutes.

He was accompanied by climbing guides Pastemba Sherpa and Nima Ungdi Sherpa.

Gupta had previously summited Mt. Everest on May 21 and Mt. Lhotse on May 22.

A staff member of Pioneer Adventure confirmed that Gupta is the first person in the world to accomplish this double dual ascent.

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