Anshu Jamsenpa to attempt Everest climb for fifth time

Pradeep Kumar | Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) [India], May 8 (ANI): Anshu Jampsenpa, a resident of Bomdila is now fully prepared at the Everest base camp located at an altitude of 17,598-feet from sea level to start scaling the world's highest peak within four to five days depending on the climate, her husband Tsering Wange told ANI over telephone. This would be her fifth attempt and should she achieve this target, she will be the first woman in the world to do so, he said. The 32-year-old, mother of two girls, conquered the world's highest peak twice in 10 days between May 12 and 21, 2011.She made her third successful attempt on May 18, 2013 and her fourth April 5, 2015. Tapi Mra was first Arunachalee to conquer Everest on May 21, 2009. She was followed by 25-year-old Tine Mena from Roing on May 9, 2011, Nima Lama on May 17, 2013 and SSB head constable Tame Bagang on May 21, 2016. (ANI)