Posts by Topic: Sherpas & Everest
400-year-old Khumjung Gompa, damaged beyond repair by the earthquakes, joyfully reopened its doors to the Sherpa community again this weekend.
Our condolences to the family of Junko Tabei; she passed away on Thursday at the age of 77. Junko was the first woman to climb Mt. Everest.
“I find that mountains are extremely fair, and they don’t differentiate whether you are a man or a woman, rich or poor.” –Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita