Kami Rita Sherpa, 49, ascended to the top of Everest early Tuesday morning, just as he did three days before that. With his second trip in a week, Kami Rita set a record for the most times anybody has ever climbed Everest—24. He broke a record he’d tied earlier in the week with his 23rd climb. Kami Rita is a senior guide with Seven Summit Treks and made his first run to the summit back in 1994. He’s also climbed K2 and Cho-Oyu for good measure. Not a bad gig.


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