May 3, 2012: Min Bahadur Sherchan, the oldest person to climb Mount Everest, is all set to scale Mt Everest again at the age of 82. Sherchan headed to Lukla on Friday in order to protect his mountaineering record.
Sherchan climbed Mt Everest at the age of 76 in 2008.
“My health condition is good so I know I will set a new record. I have another plan of Everest ascent at the age of 84,” said Sherchan in an interaction program.
Alpine Everest Guides has taken the responsibility of managing Sherchan’s Everest Expedition. Ishowr Poudel, the managing director of Alpine Adventures, will be the team leader and Pemba Dorje Sherpa, the fastest Everest climber, will be the guide of Sherchan.