Climbing the K2: Into thin air8 min read 08 Jul 2018, 09:55 AM IST
Despite countless challenges, the first trio of Nepalese women reached the top of K2 in 2014they were led by Maya Sherpa
When Maya Sherpa, 38, stood on top of Ama Dablam (6,812m) in 2003, there was plenty to cheer about. She was the first Nepalese woman to reach the summit, a good two decades after the first ladies got there. It was also the first mountain she had attempted and successfully climbed, quite against all odds.
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