85-year-old plans to become the oldest man to climb Mount Everest... again

He's done it once, and now he's doing it again.

Min Bahadur Sherchan, 85, of Nepal, is determined to become the oldest person to conquer the world's tallest peak after reaching the summit of Mount Everest next month.

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The title is not one he is unfamiliar with.

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Nepali mountain climber Min Bahadur Sherchan, 85, who will attempt to climb Everest to become the oldest person to conquer the world's highest mountain, performs yoga in Kathmandu, Nepal April 12, 2017.

(REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar)

Nepali mountain climber Min Bahadur Sherchan, 85, who will attempt to climb Everest to become the oldest person to conquer the world's highest mountain, smiles as he performs yoga in Kathmandu, Nepal April 12, 2017. 

(REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar)

Hearing aid is pictured on the ear of Nepali mountain climber Min Bahadur Sherchan, 85, who will attempt to climb Everest to become the oldest person to conquer the world's highest mountain, performs yoga in Kathmandu, Nepal April 12, 2017. 

(REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar)

Nepali mountain climber Min Bahadur Sherchan, 85, who will attempt to climb Everest to become the oldest person to conquer the world's highest mountain, performs yoga in Kathmandu, Nepal April 12, 2017. 

(REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar)

Nepali mountain climber Min Bahadur Sherchan, 85, who will attempt to climb Everest to become the oldest person to conquer the world's highest mountain, performs yoga in Kathmandu, Nepal April 12, 2017. 

(REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar)

Nepali mountain climber Min Bahadur Sherchan, 85, who will attempt to climb Everest to become the oldest person to conquer the world's highest mountain, performs yoga in Kathmandu, Nepal April 12, 2017. 

(REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar)

Nepali mountain climber Min Bahadur Sherchan, 85, who will attempt to climb Everest to become the oldest person to conquer the world's highest mountain, performs yoga in Kathmandu, Nepal April 12, 2017. 

(REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar)

Nepali mountain climber Min Bahadur Sherchan, 85, who will attempt to climb Everest to become the oldest person to conquer the world's highest mountain, performs yoga in Kathmandu, Nepal April 12, 2017. 

(REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar)

In this photograph taken on February 10, 2017, Nepalese mountaineer Min Bahadur Sherchan, (C) speaks with fellow climbers in Kathmandu. An 85-year-old former Gurkha is making a bid to reclaim his title as the world's oldest person to summit Mount Everest. A Guinness World Record certificate hangs proudly in Min Bahadur Sherchan's Kathmandu home -- and by the end of this year's spring climbing season, he hopes to have a second one hanging along side.

(PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

In this photograph taken on February 10, 2017, Nepalese mountaineer Min Bahadur Sherchan walks during an interview with AFP in Kathmandu. An 85-year-old former Gurkha is making a bid to reclaim his title as the world's oldest person to summit Mount Everest. A Guinness World Record certificate hangs proudly in Min Bahadur Sherchan's Kathmandu home and by the end of this year's spring climbing season he hopes to have a second one hanging next to it.

(PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

In this photograph taken on February 10, 2017, Nepalese mountaineer Min Bahadur Sherchan shows off his 2008 Guinness World Record certificate for being the oldest person to summit Mount Everest -- a record that was later broken in 2013 -- during an interview with AFP in Kathmandu. An 85-year-old former Gurkha is making a bid to reclaim his title as the world's oldest person to summit Mount Everest. A Guinness World Record certificate hangs proudly in Min Bahadur Sherchan's Kathmandu home and by the end of this year's spring climbing season he hopes to have a second one hanging next to it.

(PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

In this photograph taken on February 10, 2017, Nepalese mountaineer Min Bahadur Sherchan gestures during an interview with AFP in Kathmandu. An 85-year-old former Gurkha is making a bid to reclaim his title as the world's oldest person to summit Mount Everest. A Guinness World Record certificate hangs proudly in Min Bahadur Sherchan's Kathmandu home and by the end of this year's spring climbing season he hopes to have a second one hanging next to it.

(PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

In this photograph taken on February 10, 2017, Nepalese mountaineer Min Bahadur Sherchan, (C) speaks with fellow climbers in Kathmandu. An 85-year-old former Gurkha is making a bid to reclaim his title as the world's oldest person to summit Mount Everest. A Guinness World Record certificate hangs proudly in Min Bahadur Sherchan's Kathmandu home -- and by the end of this year's spring climbing season, he hopes to have a second one hanging along side.

(PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

Nepalese pensioner who until last week was the oldest person to summit Everest, Min Bahadur Sherchan, (81) attends a ceremony to mark the 60th anniversary of the first Everest conquest in 1953 in Kathmandu on May 29, 2013. Nepal marked 60 years since the first ascent of Everest May 29, celebrating the summiteers whose success has bred an industry that many climbers now fear is ruining the world's highest peak.

(PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

Nepalese mountaineer Min Bahadur Sherchan, 78, who holds the Guinness World Record as the oldest man to climb Mount Everest (L), talks to veteran mountaineer Ang Rita Sherpa (R) during a press conference in Kathmandu on November 29, 2009, to announce a Nepalese cabinet meeting scheduled to be held on the foothills of Everest next week. Nepal's cabinet will meet in the shadow of Mount Everest on December 4 to highlight the impact of global warming on the Himalayas ahead of UN climate talks in Copenhagen, officials said November 29.

(PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

Nepalese mountaineer Min Bahadur Sherchan, 78, who holds the Guinness World Record as the oldest man to climb Mount Everest (L), and veteran mountaineer Ang Rita Sherpa (R) attend a press conference in Kathmandu on November 29, 2009, to announce a Nepalese cabinet meeting scheduled to be held on the foothills of Everest next week. Nepal's cabinet will meet in the shadow of Mount Everest on December 4 to highlight the impact of global warming on the Himalayas ahead of UN climate talks in Copenhagen, officials said November 29.

(PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

Nepalese pensioner who until last week was the oldest person to summit Everest, Min Bahadur Sherchan, (81) attends a ceremony to mark the 60th anniversary of the first Everest conquest in 1953 in Kathmandu on May 29, 2013. Nepal marked 60 years since the first ascent of Everest May 29, celebrating the summiteers whose success has bred an industry that many climbers now fear is ruining the world's highest peak.

(PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

Nepalese Guinness World Records holders (front row L-R) Min Bahadur Sherchan who holds who holds the record for oldest man to climb Mount Everest, Pemba Dorje Sherpa who holds the record for fastest ascent of Everest, Khagendra Thapa Magar the world's smallest man, (back row L-R) Thaneswar Guragai who has the record for highest basketball bounces (444 bounces) in one minute, Pratistha Amatya who memorized 76 objects within 6 seconds, Rohit Timilsina who held 21 tennis balls in one hand for 14.32 seconds, held 24 golf balls in a single palm, Sambhu Tamang who holds the record of summitting Everest at age 18, and Mathura Shrestha who has the record of the shortest musical composition, pose for a picture guring a gathering of record holders in Kathmandu on November 18, 2010. Nepal's nine Guinness World record holders who ranged from the shortest man to the oldest summiteer of Mt. Everest, were felicitated to mark the World Guinness Record Day November 18.

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Nepalese climber Min Bahadur Sherchan, 78, poses for photographers in front of a projection of a Guinness World Record certificate, formally recogising him as the oldest man to climb Mount Everest, in Kathmandu on November 23, 2009. Sherchan scaled the world's highest peak in May 2008 aged 76, but has only just won recognition from Guinness World Records after he resubmitted his claim with all the necessary proof after Japanese climber Yuichiro Miura was awarded the accolade.

(Naresh SHRESTHA/AFP/Getty Images)

Nepalese pensioner who until last week was the oldest person to summit Everest, Min Bahadur Sherchan, (81) attends a ceremony to mark the 60th anniversary of the first Everest conquest in 1953 in Kathmandu on May 29, 2013. Nepal marked 60 years since the first ascent of Everest May 29, celebrating the summiteers whose success has bred an industry that many climbers now fear is ruining the world's highest peak.

(RAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

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Sherchan was once the record holder when he climbed Mount Everest at 78, until 80-year-old Yuichiro Miura of Japan mounted the summit just three years later.

While determined to win back his title, Sherchan told APTN that he wants to use this as an opportunity to raise awareness about climate change and world peace.

"I may be old in terms of age but I still have young courage," he said.

Sherchan attempted to regain his title in 2015, but an earthquake that devastated parts of Nepal, including Mount Everest's basecamp, deterred him.

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His plans to climb the mountain next month falls under a period of favorable weather of the summer, but he still anticipates unpredictable weather conditions to be the biggest problem he might encounter.

"I will reach the peak of Everest come what may," Sherchan said.

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