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85-Year-old Everest Climber, Trying to Reclaim Record, Dies

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ByRAJNEESH BHANDARIMAY 6, 2017 Continue reading the main storyShare This Page
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Photo Min Bahadur Sherchan in Kathmandu, Nepal, in April, describing the trail to Mount Everest.CreditNiranjan Shrestha/Associated Press
KATHMANDU, Nepal — An octogenarian Nepalese mountaineer who was on a mission to reclaim his title as the oldest climber on Mount Everest died on Saturday afternoon at base camp, government officials said. The climber, Min Bahadur Sherchan, 85, di