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Read the story about Apa Sherpa the man who holds the world

Read the story about Apa Sherpa the man who holds the world


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The Michael Jordan of Mount Everest

Ironically, summiting Everest was never a goal for Apa. At 12 years of age, he first began working as an expedition porter to earn money following the ...

Apa Sherpa has made it to the summit of Everest a record 21 times has hung

Mountaineer Apa Sherpa visit Czech republic.

Nepalese sherpa mountaineer Apa Sherpa visit on November 23, 2009 in Lednice, Czech republic

Apa Sherpa Foundation – without education we have no choice

Without education we have no choice

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Chris Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune Apa Sherpa poses for a portrait at his home

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Apa Sherpa in Lednice castle, Czech republic.

Nepalese climber Apa Sherpa is the joint world record for most successful climbs of Mount Everest

Apa Sherpa reached the summit of Mt. Everest on May 22 - for the 18th time

Sherpa who has made it to the summit of Everest a record 21 times retires from trekking... and reveals he has always HATED climbing | Daily Mail Online

Apa Sherpa, unsung hero of Everest. The best climber in history: 'Super Sherpa' who has summited Everest 21 times. Apa is known in the climbing world as the ...

Apa Sherpa, who has summited Everest 16 times, has relocated his family to Draper

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Apa Sherpa was born in poverty and rose to become the greatest climber in the history of Mount Everest. Apa struggled greatly to obtain a modest education ...

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Appa Sherpa, batiendo el récord de ascensiones al subir a la cumbre por 19ª vez

Child in Nepal - Apa Sherpa Foundation

See It From The Top: How to Climb Everest Without Quitting Your Day Job: Yury Pritzker: 9781467906456: Amazon.com: Books

Mountaineering has been Kami Rita's professional life, but it still weighs heavily on his family


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Apa Sherpa holds the record of climbing Mt Everest 21 times as of May 2011

Chris Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune Apa Sherpa poses for a portrait at his home

For more than a century, Western climbers have hired Nepal's Sherpas to do the most dangerous work on Mount Everest. It's a lucrative way of life in a poor ...

Record holder Lhakpa Sherpa

Adhering to a simple philosophy that “Everest will always be there” and it is more important to keep all team members and sherpas safe, Apa has led his ...

Chris Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune Apa Sherpa poses for a portrait at his home

Nepalese veteran Sherpa guide Kami Rita has climbed Mount Everest for the 22nd time.

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Before Apa became a guide in 1985, his village was devastated by a flash flood from a mountain lake that burst its banks. He is now trying to help his ...

Apa Sherpa as a child. Having waved goodbye to Nepal and settled in the US

Leah Hogsten | Salt Lake Tribune Apa Sherpa at Snowbird before he led a 2007 expedition

But at the age of 12 his father died, and he had to take on the responsibility of the family. He had to quit school and start working as a porter to ...

Lhakpa Sherpa during an interview with AFP.

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Loved by All - The Story of Apa Sherpa

Kami Rita Sherpa, 48, has climbed Mount Everest the most number of times by any human in the world. Image used with permission.

How Sherpas have evolved 'superhuman' energy efficiency

Congratulation Apa Sherpa for the 20th Everest Summit

Pictured: Nepalese Sherpa smiling for a photo in the Himalayas (via. Getty Images

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Kami Rita Sherpa set to climb Mt. Everest record 22 times | Premier Tourism News

Veteran Nepalese Sherpa guide Kami Rita, left (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

"He holds the World record of most successful climber in reaching summit of Everest." ~ Nepal Official from Base Camp Apa Sherpa and Phurba Tashi Sherpa ...

Apa Sherpa. How I got an interview

A World Record for Suunto's Apa Sherpa

Apa Sherpa Foundation - Please help us make the world better!

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There appears to have been a lot of summits, although as of this writing, I haven't heard an estimate yet. There were however, two summits of note that I ...

From left, Apa Sherpa's son, Tenzing, 21; Lhakpa Gelu Sherpa and his

Climbing The Hillary Step on Mount Everest Apa Sherpa: World Record Holder most Successful - The Be

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Normally, Sherpas just help Westerners get to the summit; this time, we didn't have to suffer for anybody. We didn't have to carry their oxygen tanks.

'We owe everything to Everest and Hillary' | World news | The Guardian

Nepalese mountaineer Apa Sherpa is dubbed the "Super Sherpa" after scaling Mount Everest a

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... around 9:15 am with Furi Sherpa. This is her 4th summit of the Everest. Dawa S Lama from Dream Himalaya Adventures Pvt. Ltd informed us in the morning.

Chris Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune Apa Sherpa poses for a portrait at his home

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Eight Summits The Bill Burke Story 2013

Apa Sherpa 22 time Mt. Everest Summits! "The Tiger of the Himalayas"

H gets comfy in BKK while we wait for the 6pm Royal Nepali Airways bound for Kathmandu.

Dawa Sherpa

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Climbing Mount Everest

Courtesy photo | Apa Sherpa in 2010.

Kami Rita has climbed the summit of the world's highest peak more than anyone else.

Everest is the tallest mountain in the world, at 8,847 meters above sea level.

(AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha) The body of Nepalese mountaineer Ang Kaji Sherpa,

... with education projects and schools in the Khumbu Valley. In 2013, he received an honorary doctorate from the University of Utah for his commitment to ...

Apa Sherpa sits at the summit of Mount Everest (file photo)

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Everest may have ladder installed to ease congestion on Hillary Step | World news | The Guardian

Pertemba Sherpa with his old friend and mentor Sir Chris Bonington (Photo: Chris Bonington

Apa Sherpa: The first person to reach the summit fifteen times (31 May 2005) and the only one to reach it a twentieth time (22 May 2010) is Apa Sherpa, ...

Everest could soon become impossible to climb because of global warming, says top Sherpa | Daily Mail Online

Why are Sherpas born mountaineers?

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THE MAN WHO CLIMBED EVEREST 21 TIMES. the story of Apa Sherpa

One of the many ladders used by those trying to summit the mountain to cross crevasses

Courtesy Apa Sherpa Utah resident Apa Sherpa stands atop Mount Everest on May 21, 2009