Sherpa Sets Record for Everest Climbs On Wednesday this week, a Nepalese Sherpa who goes only by the name Apa set a new world record for climbing Mount Everest. The veteran guide has reached the top of the notorious peak 17 times.
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Sherpa Sets Record for Everest Climbs

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Sherpa Sets Record for Everest Climbs

Sherpa Sets Record for Everest Climbs

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Apa, left, and Lhakpa Sherpa led their team to the summit of Mount Everest Wednesday. Dawa Sherpa/SuperSherpas LLC hide caption

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Apa, left, and Lhakpa Sherpa led their team to the summit of Mount Everest Wednesday.

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On Wednesday this week, a Nepalese Sherpa who goes only by the name Apa set a new world record for climbing Mount Everest.

The veteran guide has reached the top of the notorious peak 17 times. Apa discusses his feat with Alex Chadwick.