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Anshu Jamsenpa – First Women to Climb Mount Everest Twice in 5 days

Anshu Jamsenpa's Inspirational Story

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Anshu Jamsenpa, a 38 years old mother of 2 children, is an Indian mountaineer from Bomdilla, Arunachal Pradesh. She is the first woman in the World who climbed the summit of Mount Everest twice in a season and that too within five days. Anshu’s feat is the fastest double climbing of a woman’s tallest mountain.

First Women to Climb Mount Everest Twice in 5 days

On April 2nd, 2017, after taking the blessing of His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama, Anshu began her Everest climbing expedition from Guwahati. She started her main expedition journey on April 4th, 2017.

Anshu Jamsenpa took 38 days schedule for acclimatization at the Everest Base Camp at the height of 17,600 feet. On May 16th, 2017, at 9.15 am, 17 other climbers climbed to Mount Everest and unfurled the Indian National Flag.

She started her second climbing expedition with Nepali climber Furi Sherpa on May 19th, 2017, and continued climbing almost without stopping till 10 pm. Anshu starts climbing very early the next morning and finally reached the top of Everest at 7.45 am on May 21st, 2017.

Personal Life

Anshu Jamsenpa’s husband, Tsering Wange, is the president of All Arunachal Mountaineering and Adventure Sports Association, and she has two daughters, Pasang Droma and Tenzin Nyiddon.

She is the first woman and the first mother in the World who complete twice double ascents; for this historic achievement, Arunachal Pradesh Government suggests her name for Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award.

She was also one of the brand ambassadors of Swach Bharat Abhiyan, and recently she has been nominated as a brand ambassador of North East Tourism. For making her region proud, Anshu Jamsenpa was conferred a Ph.D. by Arunachal University of Studies for her achievements in Adventure Sports. Apart from climbing mountains, Anshu has also been actively involved in training mountaineers and has trained more than 3000 aspirants at her own expense and capacity.

Truly Anshu Jamsenpa is a woman of substance and an inspiration for millions of women around the World beyond admiration.

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