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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Fundraising Event – March 10, 2017

Friday March 10, 2017

Westgate Park City Resort, Park City, Utah

Westgate

The Apa Sherpa Foundation has formally announced their continued teacher support / school lunch fundraiser dinner, to be held Friday, March 10, 2017. All proceeds will directly fund the foundation’s joint effort with Thule to start a school lunch program in the remote Ghat School in Nepal, along with continued support of teacher’s wages.

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2016 Pioneers of Progress Awards

Come join us July 12 to congratulate Apa Sherpa!

As part of the annual celebration of Utah’s pioneer heritage, The Days of ’47 Board of Trustees honors modern-day Utahns who perpetuate a legacy of industry and integrity with Pioneers of Progress awards. These awards honor deserving Utahns whose lives and achievements commemorate such virtuous principles of pioneering as faith, courage, industry, integrity and sacrifice; and whose work benefits present and future generations.
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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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