Pemba Dorjie Sherpa breaks Everest speed record

25 year old Pemba Dorjie Sherpa has smashed the Everest speed record by 4 hours. He climbed from base camp to the summit in a total of 12hrs 45mins! The previous record was held by the late Babu Chirri Sherpa who summited in 16 hrs and 56 mins in 2000. Oxgen was used higher up on both ascents.

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