Two climbers who set a remarkable world record by conquering 14 mountains above 8000 meters in just three months received a warm welcome at Tribhuvan International Airport today.

Norwegian climber Kristin Harila and Nepali guide Tenjen (Lama) Sherpa achieved their latest feat by successfully scaling the world’s second-highest mountain, Mt K2, on July 27.

Upon their return to Nepal after this triumphant ascent, they were greeted by Minister of State for Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation, Sushila Sirpali Thakuri, as well as representatives from the Tourism Ministry, Department of Tourism, Nepal Mountaineering Association, various tourism-related organizations, and fellow climbers.

The government officials and tourism entrepreneurs welcomed the record-breaking climbers with cultural music performances, as stated by Nima Nuru Sherpa, the Chairperson of the Association.