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Satyadeep Gupta creates record by climbing Mount Everest & Lhotse

Utkarsh Classes Last Updated 01-06-2024
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Satyadeep Gupta of India became the first person to climb Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak, and Mount Lhotse, the world’s fourth-highest peak, twice in a single season. 

He also set the record for being the first Indian to travel from Mount Everets to Mount Lhotse in 11 hours and 15 minutes.

First Double Dual Ascent of Mount Everest and Mount Lhotse 

Mountaineer Satyadeep Gupta first conquered the world's highest mountain peak, 8,848.86 metres high, Mount Everest, on 21 May 2024 at noon. He then travelled to Mount Lhotse, which lies just south of Mount Everest. A ridge joins Mount Lhotse with Mount Everest at an elevation of about 25,000 feet (7,600 meters). Mount Lhotse is sometimes considered part of Everest.

Mountaineer Satyadeep Gupta took 11 hours and 15 minutes to reach  Mount Lhotse. He climbed the 8,849-metre-high Mount Lhotse at 12.45 am on 22 May 2024.

This was the first time a person had performed Double Dual Ascent of the world’s highest and the fourth highest peaks in a single season. 

Satyadeep Gupta was accompanied by Pastemba Sherpa and Nima Ungdi Sherpa.

Mount Lhotse

Lhotse mountain in the Himalayas lies on the border of Nepal and the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. It consists of three summits. The highest of which is Lhotse I at 27,940 feet (8,516 meters). It is the world’s fourth tallest peak after Mount Everest, K2 and Kanchenjunga.

Fritz Luchsinger and Ernest Reiss of Switzerland were the first people to climb the Lhotse Peak on May 18, 1956.

Nepal Observes 71st International Sagramatha Day 2024

Nepal celebrated the 71st International Sagarmatha Day on 29 May 2024. Mount Everest, the highest mountain peak in the world, is called Sagarmatha in Nepal. 

On 29 May 1953, New Zealand’s Edmund Hillary and Indo-Nepali Tenzing Norgay Sherpa climbed Mount Everest. 

To mark this historic occasion, the Nepal Mountaineering Association and the Nepali Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation organise International Sagarmatha Day. 

Speaking on the occasion, the  Prime Minister of Nepal, Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, called upon the people to support the government's ‘Save Mountain, Save Humanity’ campaign so as to make the mountains free from pollution.  

The Sagarmatha International Award 2024 was given to Lhakpa Sonam Sherpa, a climber and tourism entrepreneur.

Mount Everest is situated in the Great Himalayas region of the Himalayas. It lies on the boundary of Nepal and Tibet.

In Tibet, Mount Everest is known as Chomolungma, which means“Goddess Mother of the World” or “Goddess of the Valley.

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Answer: Indian Mountaineer Satyadeep Gupta.

Answer: Mount Lhotse, which lies on the border of Nepal and the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.

Answer: Mount Everest, height of 8,848.86 metres or 29,031.69 feet.

Answer: Nepal on 29 May. On this day, Edmund Hillary became the first person to climb Mount Everest in 1953.

Answer: Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’
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