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IN THE NEWS: Chhurim, Nepalese Woman, Becomes First Female To Summit Mount Everest Twice In One Season

Chhurim, Nepalese Woman, Becomes First Female To Summit Mount Everest Twice In One Season From The Huffington Post
by BINAJ GURUBACHARYA

KATMANDU, Nepal -- Nepalese mountaineer Chhurim entered the record book by scaling Mount Everest twice in the same climbing season. In fact, she did so a week apart. Guinness World Records said she is the first woman to climb the world's highest mountain twice in the same season – the brief window of good weather each year that allows climbers to reach the summit.

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