Top Story: Nirmal Purja completes world-first summit of K2 in winter, new world-record

Nepalese climber part of team to beat the ‘last great mountaineering challenge’. Ground-breaking mountaineer Nirmal ‘Nims’ Purja MBE has attained an incredible new world-record by summitting K2 as part of a collaborative team in the depths of winter. Until now, it was a record that was believed to be impossible to accomplish and was famously known as the ‘last great mountaineering challenge’.Here is all you need to know:- On January 16, 2021, at 5pm local mehr >>

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