Raha Moharrak, 25, has become the first ever Saudi woman to climb to scale Mount Everest, Al Jazeera reported on Saturday.
Moharrak, a graphic design graduate, is the only female in a group of four Arabs who announced two months ago that they would be reaching the summit in 2013.
"The first ever Saudi woman to attempt Everest has reached the top!! Bravo Raha Moharrak. We salute you," said a tweet from the group on Saturday.
The first ever Saudi woman to attempt Everest has reached the top!! Bravo Raha Moharrak. We salute you.— Arabs with Altitude (@EverestArabs) May 18, 2013
The "Arabs with Altitude" group includes Mohammed Al Thani, a member of Qatar's royal family, Raed Zidan, a Palestinian real-estate businessman and Masoud Mohammad, an Iranian living in Dubai who owns an ice-cream franchise.
Ahead of their trip, Moharrak said: “I really don’t care about being the first ... so long as it inspires someone else to be the second."
Moharrak studied at a university in Sharjah, UAE, and is originally from Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.
"We are trying to raise one million dollars for Nepali education projects during our climb to the top," the group said on its website.
Along wi Moharrak, Thani would be the first Qatari man and Zidan the first Palestinian man to summit the worlds highest peak.
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