Two Nepalese climbers sets World record for fastest K2 summit

Two Nepalese climbers on July 28 set a World record by scaling world’s second highest peak K2 in, less than 15 hours.

Tsering Sherpa summited the peak in 12 hours and 20 minutes from the base camp while Mingma David Sherpa did it in 14 hours and 22 minutes.

Mingma G, the leader of Imagine Nepal expedition team, told Dawn via satellite that this was the first time that any climber had summited the savage mountain in 12 hours.

Mingma said that three other climbers from the team, Pasang Namgel, Pemba Sherpa and Jit Bahadur Sherpa, also summit K2 on the same day.

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