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  1. 1. Chhurim (29 years old as of February 25, 2013) is a Nepali mountaineer and the first woman to climb Mount Everest twice in the same season, a feat which was verified by the Guinness Book of World Records in 2013. She accomplished this feat in 2012, climbing Everest on May 12 and May 19 of that year. She stated, "Climbing Everest turns out to be very tough for women like me because there are no toilets. Five of us had to share a tent. • Chhurim is a Sherpa from Taplejung in east Nepal. Like most Sherpa she uses one name, rather than a first and last
  2. 2. Tenzing Norgay OSN GM (late May 1914 – 9 May 1986) born Namgyal Wangdi and often referred to as Sherpa Tenzing, was a Nepalese Indian Sherpa mountaineer. Among the most famous mountain climbers in history, he was one of the first two individuals known to have reached the summit of Mount Everest, which he accomplished with Edmund Hillary on 29 May 1953. He was named by Time as one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century.
  3. 3. • Major H. P. S. Ahluwalia is an Indian mountaineer. He climbed the Mount Everest on 29 May 1965 along with his friends Rawat and Phu Dorji. In the Indo-Pakistan War of 1965, he was injured and confined to a wheelchair. He set up Indian Spinal Injury Society in 1993. • He was awarded the Padma Bhushan award in 2002. • Major Ahluwalia is also the chairman of the Rehabilitation Council of India and is a recipient of several awards like Padma Sri, Arjuna award, the National Award for the best work done in the field of Disability, the Order of the Khalsa (Nissan A Khalsa). • He has written several books like Higher than Everest, Beyond the Himalayas, Everest is within you. • He won the Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award for lifetime achievement on August 29, 2009.