Nepali Sherpa Scales Everest Twice in Week to Break Own Record

It was not enough for a Nepali Sherpa to climb Mount Everest a record 24th time Tuesday, so he did it twice in the same week.  Kami Rita reached the 8,850-meter peak at 6:38 a.m. Tuesday, six days after scaling the world's tallest mountain for the 23rd time on May 15. The 49-year-old told Reuters he was not yet done. "I am still strong and want to climb Sagarmatha 25 times," he said, using the mountain's Nepali name. Rita has already set a high mark for the climbers of the future. Two...

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