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Sherpa sisters receive world record certificate for summiting Everest

The Nepal Weekly
June 14, 2022

The Guinness World Records has officially announced three women from the same family as the most sisters to have scaled the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest together from Nepal side in the spring season.

“We have received a certificate from the GWR for our successful climb on Mt Everest,” informed Dawa Futi Sherpa.  Nima Jangmu, Tshering Namgya and Dawa Futi Sherpa from Rolwaling valley under the campaign “Three Sisters on Seven Summit” stood atop Mt Everest (8,846.86 metre) on 12 May 2021.

According to the GWR, they are the first three sisters to stand on top of the the world together.

Among them, Nima Jangmu Sherpa also holds the record of Fastest Triple Header of 3 Higher 8000ers under Female category. She had climbed Everest, Lhotse and Kanchenjunga in a single season within 25 days in 2018 and also became the only Nepali woman to stand atop the world’s third-highest peak.

Dawa Futi, the youngest member among them, had also climbed Amadablam while Tshering Namgya took an Introductory Rock Climbing course and Basic Mountain Rescue course organized by NMIA. Before attempting Mt Everest, they had also climbed Lobuche peak last year.