Article published in Fria Tidningen
27 May 2016
By Bhrikuti Rai
Photos: Bikram Rai
Nepal. Despite Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita being very a experienced mountain climber, it wasn’t until she won a prestigious National Geographic award that most Nepalese people heard of her. Nepal is home of 8 out of the world’s 14 summits over 8000 metres, so mountain climbing is a significant sport – albeit very male dominated. Pasang Lhamu is adamant about challenging the gender related stereotypes and making her mark within the sport.
Full article (in Swedish) here: http://www.fria.nu/artikel/123346