climbed Mount Everest 21 times, more than any other human. But he wouldn't wish this for anyone.
As a child, growing up in Nepal's remote Khumbu Valley, Apa Sherpa had to walk three hours to school...one way.
He dreamt of being a doctor. But at the age of 12, after his father passed away, he took a job as a porter to support his family. Despite the risks of one of the world's most dangerous jobs, he would become a Himalayan legend.
Follow us as we document the present day struggles of Pemba Sherpa, a young boy who's life path mirrors Apa when he was a child, and the work of the Apa Sherpa Foundation, as it aims to give the children of rural Nepal new opportunities.
According to Apa, "without education you have no choice."- @thule
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