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Meet Apa Sherpa

Apa (born Lhakpa Tenzing Sherpa; 20 January 1960) nicknamed “Super Sherpa”, is a Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer who, jointly with Phurba Tashi, holds the world record for reaching the summit of Mount Everest more times than any other person.
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Apa’s Back Yard

Apa’s back yard. Passang Diki is Apa’s wife Yangjin’s sister. She made me shave today she said I look like I am 29 haha.
First time in 30 years I shaved off my goat tee haha.

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Trek to Thame

Our trek to Apa’s village of Thame. To think that the kids go 9 miles everyday to go to school. It took us 6 hours, they do it in 3 hours. Apa did this everyday as a child. Amazing!
Come visit Apa Sherpa lodge in Thame.

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Safe landing at Lukla

Safe landing at Lukla walked to Ghat today 9.5 miles to meet with School principal. We will be having a festival on May 12th. We will post the festival.
Valerie-Galen Littleton and her team will arrive on May 10th. We have started a hot lunch program for 30 children with the major support of Thule.
Thule crew arrives April 25th to finish filming the Tiger of the Himalaya. The Apa Sherpa story.

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Who We Are

Apa and his team have worked the last five years to raise money to assist the Thame School. Now, with the help and support of generous donations, the Apa Sherpa Foundation will be able to expand the legacy already begun by Apa himself.

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