Anshu Jamsenpa has been a mountaineering legend and this time she has written another epic. In heart-warming news from a less talked about sport, the mother of two has become the first Indian woman to climb Mount Everest four times. Also Read - Bahrain Prince-led Team Scales Mount Everest, Becomes First Foreign Team to Conquer New Altitude
Hopefully her rare feat is going to inspire more people who have a passion for mountaineering and also help the peripheral sport find mainstream recognition. It was a quick expedition for Jamsenpa, who began the climb on May 13. Also Read - Coronavirus Reaches Mount Everest Base Camp as Norwegian Climber Tests Positive
She reached the highest peak of the world on Tuesday morning to unfurl the national flag. Besides Jamsenpa, 17 other climbers also made it to the top of Everest on Tuesday morning. Also Read - World's Roof, That Hosts The Mount Everest And K2, Is Melting!
Lavishing praise on Jamsenpa on achieving the same, Prasar Bharti wrote on their official Twitter account, Congratulations Anshu ! Arunachal’s #AnshuJamsenpa, scripted history by becoming first Indian woman to scale Mt Everest for the 4th time.”
Earlier, Jamsenpa had scaled the Everest twice within 10 days in May 2011 before again climbing the highest peak on May 18 in 2013. With her previous expeditions, she already held the record of being the only woman in the world to climb the top of the world’s tallest peak twice in a single season.