WorldViews: The world’s most renowned Sherpa talks Mt. Everest

By Anup Kaphle, Pradeep Bashyal, May 5, 2014

No human knows Mount Everest as well as Apa Sherpa.

That's because no man has climbed the mountain as many times as Apa has, for which he even got a nickname — Super Sherpa. Three years ago, he extended his own world record by making 21 successful ascents to the highest point on Earth. Since 1990, Apa has climbed Everest every year except 1996 and 2001, scaling the summit twice in 1992.

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