caption Lhakpa Sherpa, right, is the women’s record holder for Everest summits. source Lhakpa Sherpa Lhakpa Sherpa holds the women’s world record for Mount Everest summits. She’s reached the peak nine times, and says she’s readying to complete trek number 10 in 2019. For the 10 months of the year when she’s not guiding people up the world’s tallest mountain, Sherpa washes dishes at a Whole Foods in Connecticut and takes care of her two youngest children. Lhakpa Sherpa has climbed to the top of Mount Everest a record-breaking nine times. That’s more summits of the world’s highest peak than any other woman, dead or alive. She’s not done yet – the 44-year-old mountain climber is gearing up for climb number 10 in 2019. When not on the mountain, Sherpa doesn’t go to the gym or endure extreme workouts to stay fit. Instead, she clocks 40 hours a week hauling trash and washing dishes at a … [Read more...] about This record-breaking Everest climber has reached the summit nine times. She makes $11.50 per hour washing dishes at Whole Foods.
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Nepal mountaineering official said on Monday that two professional climbers have lost their lives during their attempt to climb Mount Everest. The death news of a Japanese and the Macedonian climber came only a few hours later an Australian woman climbed Earth's highest mountain above sea level, for the second time in two years. The tourism department official Gyanendra Shrestha said that officials found the body of a Japanese climber, Nobukazu Kuriki, 36, who was sleeping in Camp 2 tent at 7,400 metres on the 8,850-metre mountain. The Japanese climber Kuriki tried to climb the mountain seven times but did not succeed and it was his eighth attempt that ended on Monday. In 2012, there was a situation when he had amputated his fingertips, as he stayed in a snow hole at 8,230 metres on Everest for two days and the temperature was 20 degrees. The 63-year-old Macedonian Gjeorgi Petkov died on Sunday, May 20. The officials found her body at a higher elevation. Officials are trying to reach … [Read more...] about 2 climbers died on Mount Everest, Australian woman made history