73 year old Japanese woman scales Mount Everest
Tamae Watanabe, 73 year old Japanese woman became the oldest woman to scale the world’s highest mountain Mount Everest. She bettered the ricord which she herself set. She became the oldest woman to scale Everest when she climbed the peak in 2002 at the age of 63.
Ms. Watanabe along with another Japanese Norriyuki Muraguchi and three Sherpa guides Mingma Sherpa, Pharu Nunu Sherpa and Phurba Sherpa reachs the Everest’s summit at 8,848 metre, from the tough northern side in Tibet at 7 am local time. The expedition was organised by the Asian Trekking.