Moni Mulepati

Moni Mulepati (Nepali: मोनि मुलेपति; born 1981 in Nepal) is a Nepalese Newar mountain climber. She is the first non-Sherpa Nepalese woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest, having reached the peak on 30 May 2005.[1] She is also the first woman to be married at the summit by marrying her climbing partner Pem Dorjee.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ "Mount Everest's First Summit Wedding! An Interview with Pem Dorjee Sherpa".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ "Wedding on top of Mount Everest". BBC. 2005-06-03. Retrieved 2012-02-04.
  3. ^ "Wedding held on top of the world". NBC News. Associated Press. 3 June 2005. Retrieved 7 September 2012.
  4. ^ "No Mountain top too high, my Love". ExplorersWeb Inc. 4 June 2005. Archived from the original on 21 January 2013. Retrieved 28 January 2013.