“On October 17, 1998, Kazi Sherpa became the fastest person to climb from base camp, to the summit of Mt. Everest. Kazi took 2hr. 5min. off the record set by Marc Batard (French) on September 25-26th 1988. When he made the ascent Kazi climbed the Everest without bottled oxygen and had his name appear in the Guinness Book of World Record 2000 for the fastest climbing. He wore Nepali national dress daura and suruwal and carried a national flag to the top.” What was the fastest time to climb mount Everest?
Have you ever wanted to climb mountains like Everest and Mt. Rainier? Then maybe you’ve heard of Ed Viesturs! Many consider him to be America’s foremost mountaineer, and boy has he earned it. He has successfully reached the summits of all of the world’s fourteen 8000-meter peaks without supplemental oxygen. WOW!