Kathmandu: A 28-year-old Indian climber has scaled two mountains above 8,000 metres, including the Mt Everest, in just six days during the ongoing climbing season. Keval Hiren Kakka touched the peak of Mount Lhotse, world’s fourth highest mountain, on Tuesday.
“The Mumbai-based climber scaled Mt Lhotse leading a team of the nine-member expedition at 6:30 am,” Rishi Bhandari, Managing Director at Satori Adventures Pvt Ltd, who organised the expedition, said.Kakka had on May 16 scaled Mount Everest, The Himalayan Times reported.The height of Mt Everest is 8,848 metres, while Mt Lhotse is at 8,526 metres.
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