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 ESPN.com 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.
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