‘Top of the world’: Black climbing team makes history as first to scale Mount Everest

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Seven members reached the summit with the hope of inspiring the next generation of Black outdoor enthusiasts

The first all-Black climbing group to reach the summit of Mount Everest was recovering back at the bottom of the mountain on Thursday and celebrating a journey to the “top of the world”.

Seven members of the US-led team made it to the top of the mountain in one expedition, greatly increasing the number of Black people who have summited the world’s highest peak from 10 to 17, out of about 10,000 in total.

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Written by Guardian staff
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/may/19/black-climbers-mount-everest under the title “‘Top of the world’: Black climbing team makes history as first to scale Mount Everest”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.