Woman Summits Everest Twice in a Week, Sets Record Steph Spencer February 26, 2013 Camping, Kathmandu, Nepal, News Mount Everest © Claude Florin Guinness has certified a new record for the most times Mount Everest has been scaled in a single season by a woman. Climber Chhurim Sherpa is the first woman ever to successfully reach the summit of the world’s highest peak twice in one season. The Nepalese mountaineer accomplished this feat last spring, successfully reaching the summit on May 12th,2012, returning to base camp and then making another successful ascent a few days later. A ceremony was held in Kathmandu this week to recognize Sherpa’s accomplishment and present her with the official world record certificate. Read more about this on News.com.au Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Let\'s Make Sure You\'re Human ... * 9 − six = Comment Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.