Min Bahadur Sherchan is set to become the oldest man to climb the world’s tallest mountain, Mount Everest. At age 85, he held the world record before but lost it in 2013 to Japanese mountaineer Yuichiro Miura. Sherchan wants to regain his title next month by climbing back to the summit which stands at 848 metres (29,029 ft) above sea level. The weather is predicted to be favourable for climbing over the next month in Nepal.
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The event sees the launch of a new book ‘Mountaineering: Training and Preparation’, written by two of Professors Carlton Cooke and John O’Hara in conjunction with Dave Bunting MBE, from Leeds Met partner, My Peak Potential and published by Human Kinetics.
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