Anshu Jamsenpa scales Mount Everest for the 4th time
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Guwahati 16th May 2017: Anshu Jamsenpa, the Indian Mountaineer from Arunachal Pradesh conquered Mount Everest world’s highest peak on Tuesday morning at 9am IST again for the fourth time. The mountaineer has earlier scaled Mount Everest thrice. The mother of two teenage children, Anshu scaled Mount Everest twice in May 2011 and again scaled the Everest on May 18, 2013. Anshu’s double ascent expedition was flagged off this year by His Holiness Dalai Lama on 2nd April 2017 from Guwahati. If she is successful with her double ascend this time, Anshu will add to her record of climbing Everest five times.
Addressing media persons here in Guwahati Anshu Jamsenpa’s PR Manager Nanda Kirati Dewan said, ‘Anshu had started the summit expedition after 38 days of acclimatization at Everest Base Camp to Camp 1,2,3 and Camp 4 from 4th April to 12th May 2017. On 13th May 2017 Saturday morning she started at 1.45am IST for the final summit and reached on top of the Everest at 9am IST today to unfurl the Indian National Flag with pride. The good news that she is absolutely well and fine and shall attempt double expedition’.
Officials at the Everest Base Camp and Kathmandu spoke to Anshu over satellite phone from highest peak of the world after unfurling the Indian Tri-colour and clicking testimonial photos. Anshu thanked all her family, friends and supporters back home. Her health is stated to be perfectly fine and is descending now to the base camp. She acknowledged supports extended by SBI, NEC, NRL, NEEPCO, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, TopCem and all her previous associates for this successful expedition. She is motivated and energized to try double ascent if conditions remains favorable while her family has sought blessings and support from the people of India.
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