Kami Rita Sherpa climbs Everest for 28th time to regain his titleHe completed his 28th ascent to the summit of the world's highest peak at 9:20am on Tuesday.
Kami Rita Sherpa regained his title of most climbs of Mount Everest by scaling the mountain for the 28th time on Tuesday.
“This morning at 9:20 am, Kami Rita successfully summited Mt Everest for the 28th time,” said Mingma Sherpa, chairman of Seven Summit Treks.
Kami Rita has been working with Seven Summit Treks, Nepal's largest expedition agency, as a senior guide.
Kami Rita has climbed Everest just a day after Pasang Dawa Sherpa equalled his previous record.
On May 14, Pasang Dawa Sherpa reached the summit of the world’s highest peak for 26th time, equalising with Kami Rita;s record.
After three days, on May 17, Kami Rita regained the title by climbing the mountain for a 27th time.
Pasang Dawa climbed Everest for the 27th time on Monday, again equalising with Kami Rita.
This spring, the Department of Tourism has issued permits to 478 fee-paying individuals, the highest permits issuance on record, to climb Everest.