Indian woman ‘sets new Everest dual ascent record’

An Indian has climbed Mount Everest twice in under a week in what may be a new woman”s record for the fastest double ascent of the world”s highest peak.

Anshu Jamsenpa, a 37-year-old mother-of-two, reached the summit on 16 and 21 May, tourism official Gyanendra Shrestha confirmed to BBC Nepali.

The current Guinness record for woman”s fastest double ascent is seven days.