‘For all women': Tireless mom plans her 9th Everest summit
8 monthes ago - By National Post
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. - Between raising two daughters and working as a dishwasher at Whole Foods, Lhakpa Sherpa just doesn't have time for training to climb Mount Everest. Even so, she has done it a record eight times - and hopes to outdo herself yet again.
The 44-year-old native of Nepal holds the world record for summits of Everest by a woman and plans to return this month for what has become an annual expedition to the top of the world.
“My body knows that I have already been this high. It's like a computer. It figures it out very quickly. My body knows the high altitude. It...
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