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All in the family: Eight siblings set record with Everest summits

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Every time her brothers would return home after climbing mountains, Nima Lhamu Sherpa would hear stories of adventures in the Himalayas. Most of her siblings were climbing guides and had climbed several peaks including Mount Everest. Their stories would fill young Nima’s heart with desire to climb mountains – but she wasn’t sure whether she would get that chance. On May 12, 2021, the 21-year-old eventually realized her childhood dream in style as she set foot on Mount Everest, becoming the eighth sibling in her family to climb Everest. Her success also broke the record of most climbs by siblin…

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