Nepalese man becomes the oldest Everest climber

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athmandu, June 1, 2008 : Setting an exclusive example of unparalled grit and determination, a 76 year old Nepalese man has achieved an extraordinary feat…Of setting his feet on the summit of the world"s highest peak…The Everest.

With this feat Min Bahadur Sherchan, a retired army officer from western Nepal, became the oldest man to climb the Mount Everest. He broke the earlier record set last year by a Japanese climber, Katsusuke Yanagisawa, who was 71 at the time of his ascent.

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