MELAKA: Media photographer Mohd Noor Mat Amin is on cloud nine after securing two Asian records.
The 51-year-old solo mountaineer most recently made it into the Asian Book of Records (Abor) for solo climbing seven peaks in the Himalayan range in 2017.
“So far, I have recorded seven entries in the Malaysia Book of Records (MBOR) and two records in the Abor between 1997 and last year.
The certificate was presented by Abor editor-in-chief Dr Biswaroop Roy Chowdhury.
Mohd Noor, who works for Utusan Malaysia, scaled seven peaks in the Himalayan range – the 5,557m Gokyo Ri, Nagarjun Peak (5,100m), Chukung Ri (5,550m), Kongma La Pass (5,500m), Khalapattar (5,550m), Everest Base Camp (5,364m) and Chola Pass (5,420m).
In 1997, Mohd Noor made history when he became the first photographer in the world to manually process coloured film at Everest Base Camp.
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