Kami Rita Sherpa Sets New Record

Unstoppable! Kami Rita Sherpa Sets New Everest Summit Record at 29!

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12 May 2024, morning at 7:25 AM
Kami Rita Sherpa successfully summited the world’s highest mountain Mount Everest (Sagarmatha) for an incredible 29th time.

Witness history in the making! 54-year-old Nepali mountaineer Kami Rita Sherpa sets a new record on his 29th summit of Mount Everest, aiming to shatter his own record for the most ascents of the world’s highest peak.

Legendary Climber Makes History Again

Nepali mountaineering icon Kami Rita Sherpa is on a mission to conquer Everest for a record-breaking 29th time! This summit attempt will solidify his place in history as the climber with the most ascents of the world’s tallest peak.

Driven by Passion, Not Records

Despite the record-breaking potential, Kami Rita remains humble. “Climbing Everest is my life’s work,”

I’m not focused on records, but on continuing the profession I love.

Kami Rita Sherpa

Leading the Way on Everest

Currently at Everest Base Camp with a group of 28 clients from Seven Summit Treks, the 54-year-old Sherpa guide is a seasoned leader with an impressive climbing history.

Claiming the Crown

Kami Rita’s journey to the top isn’t without its challenges. In 2023, he briefly shared the record for most Everest summits with Pasang Dawa Sherpa. However, his successful 28th summit later that year again secured him the title.

A Global Inspiration

Kami Rita’s remarkable feat is sure to inspire aspiring climbers worldwide and potentially attract more trekkers to Everest Base Camp.

A Look Back: Kami Rita’s Everest Legacy

  • First summited Everest in 1994, kicking off a historic climbing career.
  • Achieved 27 successful summits before 2023.
  • Secured the record for most Everest summits in 2023.
  • Has climbed Cho-Oyu (8 times), Manaslu (3 times), Lhotse, and K2 (once each).
Kami Rita Sherpa with Guiness World Records
Kami Rita Sherpa with Guinness World Records

Detailed Climb History:

YearResultRoute
1994SummitS Col – SE Ridge
19958500 metersS Col – SE Ridge
1997SummitS Col – SE Ridge
1998SummitS Col – SE Ridge
1999SummitS Col – SE Ridge
2000SummitS Col – SE Ridge
2002SummitS Col – SE Ridge
2003SummitS Col – SE Ridge
2004SummitS Col – SE Ridge
2005SummitS Col – SE Ridge
2006SummitS Col – SE Ridge
2007SummitS Col – SE Ridge
2008SummitS Col – SE Ridge
2009Summit (x2)S Col – SE Ridge
2010Summit (x2)S Col – SE Ridge
2012SummitS Col – SE Ridge
2013Summit (x2)S Col – SE Ridge
2015No AttemptEarthquake
2016SummitN Col – NE Ridge
2017SummitS Col – SE Ridge
2018SummitS Col – SE Ridge
2019Summit (x2)S Col – SE Ridge
2021SummitS Col – SE Ridge
2022SummitS Col – SE Ridge
2023Summit (x2)S Col – SE Ridge
2024, 12 MaySummitS Col – SE Ridge
Kami Rita Sherpa: Everest Summits

A Life Dedicated to the Mountains

Born in Thame, Nepal, Kami Rita initially aimed for a different path. However, due to limited educational opportunities, he turned to mountain guiding, a profession his father and brothers also held. Despite the inherent risks, Kami Rita now finds joy in the challenge.

Family’s Concerns vs. Unwavering Passion

While his wife Lakpa Jangmu celebrates his achievements, she worries about the dangers involved. She encourages him to explore other options, but Kami Rita remains dedicated to his passion. Their children, however, will not follow in their father’s footsteps due to the risks associated with mountain climbing.


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