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Congratulations !!! David Liano became the first person to complete the double summit on Mt. Everest in one climbing season

Friday, 30th May 2013:

PRESS RELEASE PRESS MEET TO FELICITATE MT. EVEREST RECORD HOLDER CLIMBER MR. DAVID LIANO OF MEXICO WITH GUINNESS WORLD RECORD CERITIFICATE

Mr. David Liano of Mexico summited Mt. Everest (8848m) on 11th May 2013 at 08:05 am with Asian Trekking’s Eco Everest Diamond Jubilee Celebration Expedition 2013 Team 1 as a Leader from South Side and from North Side on 19th May 2013 at 04:35 am.

David Liano On the summit from South Side
David Liano On the summit from North Side

The summit from North Side is his fifth summit on Mt. Everest.
Here is a brief description of David's summit detail and his travel from South side to North Side.
11th May 2013 – Summit of Mt. Everest from South Side with Climbing Sherpa Samden Bhote at 08:05 am Nepal Time
12th May 2013 – Camp II – Base Camp – Kathmandu by Helicopter
13th May 2013 – Kathmandu – Friendship Bridge (Boarder of Nepal and China) – Everest North Side Base Camp (5200m)
14th May 2013 – Base Camp – Advance Base Camp (6400m)
15th May 2013- North Col (7100m)
16th May 19 2013 – North Col (7100m)
17th May 2013 – Camp II (7700m)
18th May 2013 – Camp III (8300m)
19th May 2013 – Summit of Mt. Everest from North Side at 04:35 am Nepal Time with climbing sirdar Mingma Sherpa
His achievement has also been recognized by Guinness World Record. He was given a Certificate of “First Person to Climb Both Sides of Mt. Everest in One Season” which was sent by Mr. Craig Glenday Editor in Chief, Guinness World Record. Mr. Frits Vrijlandt, President of UIAA along with Mr. Ang Sherpa, chairman of Asian Trekking and Honoray Member of UIAA handed over the Certificate to Mr. David Liano on 30th May 2013 in Kathmandu.

David Liano
David Liano

Asian Trekking family would like to congratulate Mr. David Liano and climbing sherpas, Mingma Sherpa, Gyaluk Sherpa and Samden Bhote.

Sunday, 19th May 2013:

Mr. David Liano Gonzalez, 33 years living in Mexico became the first person to double summit Mt. Everest in one climbing season. The summit from North Side is his fifth summit on Mt. Everest. Here is a brief description of David's summit detail and his travel from South side to North Side.
11th May 2013 – Summit of Mt. Everest from South Side with Climbing Sherpa Samden Bhote at 08:05 am Nepal Time
12th May 2013 – Camp II – Base Camp – Kathmandu by Helicopter
13th May 2013 – Kathmandu – Friendship Bridge (Boarder of Nepal and China) – Everest North Side Base Camp (5200m)
14th May 2013 – Base Camp – Advance Base Camp (6400m)
15th May 2013- Rest Day
16th May 19 2013 – North Col (7100m)
17th May 2013 – Camp II (7700m)
18th May 2013 – Camp III (8300m)
19th May 2013 – Summit of Mt. Everest from North Side at 04:35 am Nepal Time with Climbing Sirdar Mingma Sherpa

Saturday, 11th May 2013: Asian Trekking's Eco Everest Diamond Jubilee Celebration Expedition 2013 Team 1 Leader David Liano and his companion high altitude climbing sherpa Samden ote reached the summit of Mt. Everest today at 08:05 am Nepali Time. David and Samden left south col yesterday at 11:15 pm for the summit. This is David's 4th successful summit on Mt. Everest and 4th summit for Samden Bhote.
Strong wind but managiable for them and after taking few pictures, they will descent down. They are the only team for today for summit attempt.
Asian Trekking family extends hearty Congratulation to David and Samden and wish safe journey back.

Friday, 10th May 2013:
11 Climbing Sherpas belonging to various expedition team along with David Tait and his companion Lhakpa Nuru Sherpa of Khumjung have successfully fixed rope and reached the summit of Mount Everest. Amongst the 11 Climbing Sherpas Pemba Tshering Sherpa and Sera Gyalzen Sherpa are from Asian Trekking. The following email received from Mt.Everest Base Camp:
The following sherpas have successfully fixed rope and reached the summit of Mount Everest at 11:40 AM on 10 May 2013:

  1. Pasang Kami Sherpa - Khumjung VDC ward # 9, Phorste Solu Khumbu, Nepal 2013 IMG Everest Expedition II/Beyul Adventure
  2. Tshering Dorje Sherpa - Khumjung VDC ward # 8, Pangboche, Solu Khumbu, Nepal - 2013 IMG Everest Expedition
  3. Phurba Tashi Sherpa - Khumjung, Solu Khumbu, Nepal, - Mountain Experience
  4. Nima Tenzing Sherpa - Mountain Experience
  5. Nawang Tenzing Sherpa - Mountain Experience
  6. Gyalzen Dorji Sherpa, Khumjung VDC Ward # 9, Phortse, Solu Khumbu, Nepal - Mountain Experience
  7. Kami Rita Sherpa- Namche ward # 7, Thame - Alpine Ascents, Shangrila Nepal
  8. Phurba Kancha Sherpa - Namche ward # 7, Thame, Alpine Ascents, Shangrila Nepal
  9. Shera Gyalzen Sherpa - Khumjung, Solu Khumbu - Eco Everest Diamond Jubilee Celebration Exp. - Asian Trekking
  10. Pemba Tshering Sherpa- Khumjung, Solu Khumbu - Eco Everest Diamond Jubilee Celebration Exp. - Asian Trekking
  11. Kami Rita Sherpa - Namche ward # 8 Thame, Adventure Culsultant, Himalayan Guides

Thank you,
Tilak Pande, Gyanendra Shrestha, Dawa Steven Sherpa, Ang Jangbu Sherpa

At the mean time Eco Everest Diamond Jubilee Celebration Expedition·2013 Climbing Sherpas Pemba Tshering Sherpa and Sera Gyalzen Sherpa who were part of the rope fixing team reached the summit at 11:55 am.
Eco Everest Diamond Jubilee Celebration Expedition 2013 Team 1 Leader David Liano and high altitude climbing Sherpa Samden Bhote arrived south col (7950m) at 12:30 pm. Now they are resting and at 9:00 pm tonight they are planning to leave for summit attempt.
Horacio Cunietti , Horacio Galanti, Barnabas, Allan, Douglas, John Griber, Arunima , Susen, Kanta and Lovraj are all at base camp for rest and recuperation before the summit push.Carlos Canellas, Carlos Santallena, Anita Devi, Ramlal ·Rodrigo and Joel are at Pheriche.


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