Breaking: Purja Summits Shishapangma

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Nirmal Purja.

“Mission achieved,” Nirmal Purja reported today from the summit of Shishapangma. According to the Nepali climber, Mingma David Sherpa, Geljen Sherpa and Gesman Tamang also reached the top.

Further details on the climb are expected as soon as the team returns to Base Camp.

Purja has stunned the climbing community by climbing all 14 8,000’ers in just seven months.

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Angela Benavides

Angela Benavides

Senior journalist, published author and communication consultant. Specialized on high-altitude mountaineering, with an interest for everything around the mountains: from economics to geopolitics. After five years exploring distant professional ranges, I returned to ExWeb BC in 2018. Feeling right at home since then!

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Damien Francois

Dere dere ramro! Wonderful! WHAT A FEAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


6 months 6 days


Congratulations! All the best.

And let’s remember for the brave Bulgarian man with warm heart and smile Boyan Petrov! He stays forever in our hearts and Shishapangma!

Wish good luck to all climbers.

Craig Quigley

Amazing achievement, especially the k2 summit when all looked lost.

Mark Zatylny

Good job, what’s next? Haha jk