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KATHMANDU, Nepal | Greatest female Everest climber wants to inspire other women

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The most successful female Everest climber said after finishing her ninth ascent of the world’s highest mountain that she wants to inspire all women so they too can achieve their dreams. Lhakpa Sherpa was guiding some 50 climbers with her brother when she scaled the 8,850-meter (29,035-foot) peak last week, breaking … Continue reading KATHMANDU, Nepal | Greatest female Everest climber wants to inspire other women

KATHMANDU, Nepal | Sherpa guide trying to reach top of the world for 22nd time

KATHMANDU, Nepal |  April 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Three men have climbed to the top of the world 21 times, all of them mountain guides who grew up in the shadow of Mount Everest. Two of these famed Sherpa guides have retired. But 48-year-old Kami Rita says he’ll be summiting Everest for years to come. “My … Continue reading KATHMANDU, Nepal | Sherpa guide trying to reach top of the world for 22nd time

KATHMANDU, Nepal  | Sherpa guide tries to reach top of the world for 22nd time

KATHMANDU, Nepal  | April 10, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Three men have climbed to the top of the world 21 times, all of them mountain guides who grew up in the shadow of Mount Everest. Two of these famed Sherpa guides have retired. But 48-year-old Kami Rita says he’ll be summiting Everest for years to come. “My … Continue reading KATHMANDU, Nepal  | Sherpa guide tries to reach top of the world for 22nd time

KATHMANDU, Nepal | Sherpa guide attempts record, 22nd summit of Everest

KATHMANDU, Nepal| April 10, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) A veteran Nepalese Sherpa guide is about to attempt a record-breaking 22nd summit of Mount Everest. Kami Rita is one of just three people to scale Everest 21 times. The other two have retired, but he’s heading back to the mountain, saying climbing is a family tradition and pays … Continue reading KATHMANDU, Nepal | Sherpa guide attempts record, 22nd summit of Everest