Nepali Women Conquerors of Everest

nepalese women conquers everstOne of the most prominent milestones of 1975 must surely be that it was the year when the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest (8,848 m), was conquered for the first time by a woman, Junko Tabei (born September 22, 1939) from Japan. Her historic feat was achieved on May 16, 1975 when reached the summit via the South-East Ridge route. She was already a mother of two children then. Continue reading