In this Sept. 27, 2015 file photo, trekkers rest at Everest Base Camp, Nepal. (AP Photo/Tashi Sherpa, File)
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A Nepali mountaineer climbed Mount Everest Wednesday for a 22nd time while a female climber made it to the top for the ninth time, each setting a new record on the world's highest mountain, officials said.Ang Kami Sherpa's 22nd ascent to the summit created a new record for the most visits to the peak of Everest.The 48-year-old reached the 8,850-meter summit via the Southeast Ridge route, accompanied by 13 other climbers including his clients, Tourism Department official Gyanendra Shrestha said from the base camp.
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