Anshu Jamsenpa, a woman from the north-east Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh creates history by becoming the first Indian woman to scale Mount Everest four times.
Jamsenpa started her expedition on May 13 and unfurled the flag on top of the Everest on Tuesday morning. After unfurling the tricolor and clicking pictures on the highest peak of the world, she spoke to officials in Kathmandu and Everest Base Camp with the help of a satellite phone.
Jamsenpa’s double ascent expedition was flagged off by Tibetan spiritual leader, Dalai Lama on April 2, 2017.
Prior to this, Anshu Jamsenpa scaled the Mount Everest twice in May 2011 and once in May 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.
According to her spokesperson, she is doing well health-wise and plans to attempt a double ascent. If she does that, she will also become the first woman to accomplish a “double” twice and the first woman to conquer the peak five times.