The Nepal Mountaineering Association says that Sherra Gyalgen Sherpa reached the top of Mount Everest on Wednesday to make the historic feat, according to Reuters.
Some 289 climbers and their guides were stationed at different camps along Everest waiting for a opportunity to make their final ascent, according to mountain officials.
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