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

ByRAJNEESH BHANDARIMAY 6, 2017 Continue reading the main storyShare This Page

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,