On May 24th, 2010, Lei Summited Mt Everest to become the first Asian Woman
to finish the challenge of Seven Summits and Two Poles.

Facts and Figures

Original Name: Mount Everest – also called Qomolangma Peak (Tibetan), Mount Sagarmāthā (Nepali), Chajamlungma (Limbu), Zhumulangma Peak (Chinese: Zhūmùlǎngmǎ Fēng) or Mount Chomolungma. In 1865, Everest was given its official English name by the Royal Geographical Society upon recommendation of Andrew Waugh, the British Surveyor General of India at the time.

Height: 8,848 metres (29,029 ft)

Location: 27°59’17″N 86°55’31”

My Everest Trek and Climb….

Everest Blogs


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Now you can imagine, if you don’t have deep WHY for climbing this mountain, what kind of torture would it be to debate every day “Is it worth it?” You have to want to climb because you are truly passionate about mountains. Passion…

Everest Lessons: HOW

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"He who has a why to live can bear almost any how" This famous quote from Nietzsche is the absolute foundation if you want to be successful in any hard endeavoring. To avoid making it an abstract philosophical discussion,…

What does it take to climb Everest?

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5/27/2010 Everest Summit – summary written on May 27, 2010   It has been a few days since the summit, but I’m still trying to digest the fact that I just climbed Everest. Was it hard? It depends. If you have read the previous…