Jamshedpur: Veteran mountaineer Asmita Dorjee, senior instructor at Tata Steel Adventure Foundation (TSAF), has successfully scaled Mount Everest. Tata Steel gave this information in a release here. According to the release, Asmita was able to climb the world’s highest peak on the morning of May 23.
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Asmita started her journey on April 3 and reached Everest base camp on April 14 after eight days of trekking in the Khumbu region. According to the release, Asmita crossed the dangerous Khumbu avalanche on May 18 and reached camp number two on May 19.
Asmita started climbing the summit at 10 pm on 22 May and reached the summit of Everest on 23 May at 8.20 am IST. Asmita was accompanied by Lakfa Nuru, a very experienced Sherpa guide from Nepal. (agency)