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05/29/2006 07:12 AM ID: 54576 Permalink   

Sherpa Stands atop Everest Naked for 3 Minutes

 

Nepali climbing guide Lakpa Tharke upset officials recently by standing on top of Mt. Everest naked. Nepal's top mountaineering body head Ang Tshering Sherpa says "but if he did it, it is very shocking because Sagarmatha is the goddess mother."

Organizers of the climb he participated with did not seem bothered by the incident. "We are planning to file his extraordinary feat for the Guinness Book of World Records." He may be the first to pull off such a feat.

Buddhists in Nepal consider Everest a god. On Saturday, the head of Nepal's Mountaineering Association urged the government to take action against Tharke.

 
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  hmmmmm  
 
I wonder if anything suffered frost bite:)
 
  by: Mile High Guy     05/29/2006 09:16 AM     
  Yes.  
 
Its round, a couple of inches long, and very black.
 
  by: walter3ca   05/29/2006 10:35 AM     
  Is there a link to pics?  
 
 
 
  by: valkyrie123     05/29/2006 05:24 PM     
  @ valkyrie123  
 
why? so you can Bush bash?
 
  by: the masta of disasta   05/30/2006 03:44 AM     
  Haha  
 
the masta of disasta, your name seems to fit you perfectly, bravo!

I can see people climbing everest just to get naked now (I'm one of them :P).
 
  by: banshee9898     05/30/2006 04:17 AM     
  Not Sherpa?  
 
I think it was Lakpa Tharke who stood atop Everest naked for 3 min, not Sherpa?

-E
 
  by: emerika   05/30/2006 08:46 PM     
  Sherpa  
 
you jest.
 
  by: walter3ca   05/30/2006 09:31 PM     
  lol  
 
this cracks me up, do you know how long it takes to get up everest. Well im sure everyone in the party at least once took down the pants to leave a little bit more on everest then when they came.

No one in the party was up set. it is a feat if you ask me, considering you need oxigen at the level. and the air is so cold and thin that your slowly dieing from it. So file is as a suacide gone bad, send him for some mental help. LOL
 
  by: imbyjam   06/02/2006 09:16 PM     
 
 
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