Photo Journalist Purnima Shrestha has successfully climbed Mt. Kanchenjunga. Born and brought up in Gorkha, Shrestha has climbed Mt. Kanchenjunga on 5th May 2022. Mt. Kanchenjunga is 8586 meters high. After climbing Mt. Kanchenjungaa Shrestha has become the first Nepali photo journalist to summit 5 mountains above 8000 m. Sherestha has shared her Mountain journey through her Facebook. She also said that the journey was really tough though she made it at the end. Returning back from the top was also equally difficult as per her experience. According to her post, it took 20 hours for her to reach the top from camp IV. Since 8000 m are done she is looking forward to summit Mt. Lhotse and Makalu.