Everest 2021: Video Interview with Sherpani Climbing Record Holder, Maya Sherpa

Maya Sherpa

It’s rare to catch Maya Sherpa for an interview but I did as she was leaving for a double 8000-meter climb of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. She holds the record for most 8000ers for a Nepali female at 6 with Everest, Lhotse, Manaslu, Kanchenjunga, Cho Oyu, and K2.

We talked about how a girl from rural Nepal broke into the male-dominated world of mountaineering, not only as a climber but also as a guide. She talked about her now 11-year-old daughter and how she wants to use their climbing to inspire others, especially this next generation of young ladies.

An informative and inspirational interview with something for everyone. Enjoy!

You can follow her climb on Facebook. I will be covering Maya and all the action on the 8000ers and Everest this spring on my Blog.

Interview with Sherpani, Maya Sherpa

Maya Sherpa Interview

Thanks, Maya for an inspiring interview, and best of luck.

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The Podcast on alanarnette.com

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