Kathmandu: Silvia Azdreeva from Bulgaria successfully scaled the world's highest peak becoming the second Bulgarian woman to stand atop the roof of the world. Petya Kolcheva was the first Bulgarian to summit Everest.
She became the first Bulgarian to scale Lhotse in less than two days. After climbing Mt.Everest, Silvia also become the first Bulgarian to summit Mt.Lhotse. Both expeditions were led by the world record holder mountaineer Nirmal Purja.
According to Ashok Rai, Manager of Elite Exped company, Silvia climbed Mt.Everest on May, 15 at 5.45 a.m. (Nepali Time). After the successful summit of Everest, she reached top of Lhotse within 27 hours, Rai added.
"I was very excited before heading to the summit," said Silvia before returning to her home country. She shared, 'I have eye witnessed summit point of Everest very closely, but when we reached the summit point, it was not possible to stay there for long because of the low oxygen, weather and traffic jam on everest.'
She added, 'When I reached the summit of Everest, I couldn't believe it. You can't feel it in such a short time.' She also shared that she felt felt really good standing on the top of the peak and she couldn't believe what she had witnesed, saw there, she shared.
Soeaking to CorporateNepal she said, 'I am super proud for being a Bulgarian climber and had successfully scaled Everest and Lhotse.'
Previously, on November 11, 2021, she successfully climbed Mt. Ama Dablam and became the youngest Bulgarian to climb Ama Dablam.