Nepalese mountaineer Nirmal Purja speaks during a press conference in Kathmandu in May, after launching his Project Possible mission. Photo: AFP

Nepali mountaineer breaks record for climbing world’s 14 highest peaks in seven months

  • Nirmal Purja took a picture of a traffic jam on Mount Everest in May, which went viral and led to new climbing rules on the world’s highest mountain
  • The 36-year-old former Gurkha beat an eight-year record for summiting the world’s highest peaks
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Nepalese mountaineer Nirmal Purja speaks during a press conference in Kathmandu in May, after launching his Project Possible mission. Photo: AFP
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