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Climber summits world’s 14 highest peaks in 189 days

Climber summits world’s 14 highest peaks in 189 days

A Nepalese man has climbed all 14 of the world’s 8,000-metre-high mountains in a record-breaking 189 days. Nirmal ’Nims’ Purja, who served with British special forces as a Gurkha from Nepal, completed the final climb to the summit of Shishapangma at 8.58 am local time on Tuesday. Purja began the challenge, nicknamed Bremont Project Possible, when he reached the top of Annapurna on 23 April.

KCooper
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porcus
porcus 1 year

Impressive. But my brain had switched "Gurkha" with "Sherpa" at first...

bobby_5150
bobby_5150 1 year

Gurkhas are the scariest, friendly little fuckers in the whole wide world.

Crimson Jester
Crimson Jester 1 year

Rock on dude! I wish I was as capable.

Leo Miggel
Leo Miggel 1 year

Ah yes, enslaved testosterone

(Un)Fortunate Son
(Un)Fortunate Son 1 year

Now to climb El Capitan.

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