Norway climber goals to be quickest to scale 14 tallest peaks Lalrp


KATHMANDU, Nepal — A Norwegian who simply grew to become the quickest feminine to climb the world’s 14 highest mountains is now aiming to turn out to be the quickest individual to finish the feat by beating the file set by a male climber in 2019.

Kristin Harila, 37, efficiently scaled Mount Cho Oyu and Mount Shishapangma in China and arrived in Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital, on Thursday, asserting that she is going to start climbing in Nepal this month.

“That’s the plan,” Harila stated when requested if she is aiming to set a brand new file for scaling the very best peaks.

She hopes to climb the seven highest peaks in Nepal, together with Mount Everest, throughout the present spring climbing season that ends in Might, after which full the remaining peaks in Pakistan throughout the subsequent 4 months.

“Now we have to take a seat down and have a gathering and focus on if we are able to do all seven mountains in Nepal within the spring. Now we have to have a look at the (climate) forecast and see the way it goes,” she stated.

She has roughly 4 weeks to climb the seven highest mountains in Nepal. Most climbers take all the climbing season to scale only one peak.

“Now we’re going to relaxation some days after which we are going to see if we go to Annapurna and Dhaulagiri, relying on the climate and circumstances,” she stated.

Harila started her try and climb all 14 peaks in April 2022 and accomplished 12 by September. She then needed to pause as a result of Chinese language authorities didn’t permit her to climb final 12 months. China restricted entry by overseas climbers due to the coronavirus pandemic.

She was capable of receive a allow from China this 12 months and scaled Shishapangma final week and Cho Oyu earlier this week.

The present file is held by Nirmal Purja, a Nepal-born British citizen who scaled the 14 highest peaks in 189 days in 2019, beating the earlier file of greater than seven years set by a South Korean climber. Purja’s climbs have been later made into a well-liked Netflix documentary, “14 Peaks: Nothing is Not possible.”