Climbers reach new peaks on latest Everest quest

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Climbers reach new peaks on latest Everest quest

Tired but safe, Mount Everest record-making climbers return

Gopal Sharma

Record-setting climbers of Mount Everest said on Sunday they were too tired after scaling the world’s highest peak to map out their future climbing plans.

Arthur Muir, 75, a retired lawyer from Chicago, on May 23 became the oldest American to reach the 8,848.86m summit.

Tsang Yin-Hung, 45, a former teacher from Hong Kong, became the fastest woman to scale the peak, breaking 26 hours. Usually climbers spend several days in different camps before reaching the peak...

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