Kathmandu: Qatari Princess Sheikh Asma Al Thani has successfully climbed the world's highest peak becoming the first Qatari woman to scale Mt. Everest. Thani also took the official football of the upcoming FIFA World Cup to the summit of the world's highest peak in the world, Mount Everest.
Al Thani has also became the first Arabic woman to summit Kanchenjunga by scaling the world's third highest peak on May 7, manager Ashok Rai said. Al Thani has previously scaled Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586m), Mt. Ama Dalam (6,812m), Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and without the use of suplemental oxygen climbed Manaslu (8,163m) successfully. Al Thani aims to inspire women and young people in the region to challenge stereotypes and fulfill their dreams.
Sheikha Asma is on her way to become the first Qatari woman to complete the Explorers 'Grand Slam'. So, Thani aims to climb all the seven Summits (Everest, Aconcagua, Denali, Kilimanjaro, Vinson, Puncak Jaya and Mount Elbrus) and to accomplish both North and South Poles.
Princess Al Thani has already completed three of the nine Explorers Grand Slam challenges. Sheikha Asma has previously became the first Qatari to ski the last degree to the North Pole in 2018 and scaled Aconcagua in 2019.