Pemba Dorje Sherpa (25yrs), High Altitude Sherpa from
Gaurishankar - 1, Rollwaling is disputing Mr. Lakpa
Gelu Sherpa (36 yrs), Climbing Sirdar from Jubing -
1, KhariKhola, Solukhumbu, Nepal speed record of Fastest
Climbing on the top of World highest Mountain 8848 Meter
high Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) in only 10 Hours 56
Minutes and 46 Seconds.
According to the Ministry of
Tourism, Lakpa Gelu started for the Summit at 5.00 PM. on 25 May 2003 and
reached on the Summit at 3hrs. 56 min. 46 sec. AM. on 26 May 2003 and he
reached down to Base Camp at 11.20 AM. on 26 May 2003. He completed this
ascent from Base Camp to top and reached down to Base Camp in 18 hours 20
The previous world record
was 12 hours 45 Minutes was set by Mr. Pemba Dorjie Sherpa (25 yrs) Climbing
Sherpa from Rolwalling on 23 May 2003. It is also reported that Mr. Lhakpa
Gelu Sherpa hoisted the National flag (6 feet tall made by brass)
This was Mr. Lhakpa Gelu
Sherpa tenth time reaching the Summit of Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest).
EverestNews.com will investigate. We have NO
knowledge not to believe
Mr. Lakpa Gelu Sherpa at this point... Stay
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