Kame Sherpa (51), reached the summit of the world’s highest mountain three times in the month of May to set a new record. He summitted on May 19, 23 and 27, becoming the first to do so in a single season.
The feat brought his total of successful Everest summit attempts to 14. Apa Sherpa has reached the summit 21 times. In May 2011, he said that he would no longer climb beyond the base camp. 14 The number of times that Kame Sherpa had climbed the Everest summit