Meet Keval Hiren Kakka, the Indian who scaled 2 of world's highest mountains in just six days
The 28-year-old climber scaled two mountains above 8,000 metres, including the Mt.Everest.
"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.
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Wohhhhooooo and made it again to Everest base camp with @_.nikss 😇 . One picture taken at 25th March and 2nd on 26th March while returning from base camp after spending a night at the base camp...the whole scene changed drastically after almost 17hours of snowfall 🤪 many avalanches, lots of wind ...yet the journey is just half way..will return soon to base camp with the climbing team to be in the laps of the beautiful Mt.Everest 😍 few days from now when I regain the energy to a adventures journey to the top of the world 😍😇 Thank you so much @satoriexpeditions for the best services and so much love and care rishi dai😊😇 #KutchiOnEverest #ebc2019 #khumbuvalley #nepal🇳🇵 #8848 #hikingadventures #chomolungma
Kakka had on May 16 scaled Mount Everest, The Himalayan Times reported.
"He was a part of a 13-member expedition led by Canadian climber Mathews Vernon on Mt Everest," Bhandari said.
Kakka started his professional career in climbing by organising expeditions to Mt Deo Tibba (6,001m), Mt Hanuman Tibba (5,932m), Mt Friendship (5,289m), Mt Lobuche East (6,019m), Mt Stok Kangri (6,049m), Mt Manaslu (8,163m) among others, the report said.
The climbing season this year began on May 14 after an eight-member team of Nepali mountain guides successfully scaled the Mount Everest, becoming the season's first team to open the climbing route to the world's highest peak.
The height of Mt. Everest is 8,848 metres, while Mt. Lhotse is at 8,526 metres.