What is Project Possible?
There are only 14 mountains on earth higher than 8,000m and they are all located in the Himalayas. The current world record for one individual climbing all 14 peaks is 7 years, 11 months and 14 days (held by Jerzy Kukuczka).
14/7 Project Possible is an extraordinary attempt by Nirmal Purja (“Nims”) to climb all 14 peaks in 7 just months. Nims will complete the expedition with a rotating support team of Nepalese climbers.
Who Is Nirmal Purja?
You may not have heard of Nims before – and there is a very good reason for that. He has spent the last 16 years serving in the UK military, 10 of which were in the secretive world of the UK’s Special Forces. However, in 2019 he is leaving the military and for the first time can tell the stories of an extraordinary career.
As a former special forces operator, Nims has made sacrifices on our behalf, giving up time with friends and family to go on multiple deployments. He has placed himself in harm’s way, defending the freedom we enjoy.
Nims is also an extraordinary mountaineer who, because of his physiology, training, mindset and sheer humanity, is capable of achieving things beyond even the most experienced climber.
Fastest consecutive summits of Everest, Lhotse and Makalu taking a total of 5 days.
The fastest time from summit of Everest to the summit of Lhotse. Taking a total of 10 hrs 15 mins (almost halving previous record).
The first person to summit Everest twice, Lhotse once and Makalu once, in the same season. Taking a total of 17 days.
Awarded MBE from Her Majesty The Queen, for his outstanding achievement on extreme high altitude mountaineering.