Science | June 8, 2016 5:00 am

7-Eleven Cashier Has Climbed Everest More Than Any Other Woman

Mount Everest
Mount Everest is losing its touch. (STR/ AFP/ Getty)
(Pemba Dorje Sherpa/AFP/Getty Images)

Lhakpa Sherpa has climbed Mount Everest six times, but she’s hardly acknowledged for the historic feat. Writes Grayson Schaffer in Outdoor magazine: “A 2013 article on five-time Everest summiter Melissa Arnot mentioned Lhakpa [only] as an aside, calling Arnot ‘either the most accomplished female Everest climber ever, or the most accomplished non-Sherpa woman.’” Schaffer looks to set the record straight, shining the spotlight on Lhakpa and her tumultuous journey to the world’s highest peak. Read the piece here.