Apa Sherpa is a Nepalese mountaineer and guide, known for his climbing record of 21 successful summits on Mt. Everest. Apa Sherpa Foundation is his website. In this video, Apa Sherpa talks about the risks of avalanches, crevices and icefalls while climbing the world’s highest mountain, and the precautions taken to avoid injury and death. He also discusses the Puja ceremony prior to climbing, honoring the mountain known as Chomolungma, Goddess Mother of the World.
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