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In May 2011, Nepalese mountaineer Apa Sherpa broke his own record for most summits of Mount Everest by scaling the world’s tallest peak for the 21st time.

from Mail Online

The best climber in history: 'Super sherpa' who has summited Everest 21 times retires and reveals he has always HATED climbing

Apa Sherpa, unsung hero of Everest. The best climber in history: 'Super Sherpa' who has summited Everest 21 times. Apa is known in the climbing world as the Michael Jordan of mountaineering. Apa Sherpa holds an invincible record but has hung up his trekking boots. The 'super Sherpa' has quit Nepal and lives in US where he works as a cleaner in plastic factory. He has now been awarded an honourary doctorate by University of Utah.


Apa Sherpa, Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer, 21 ascents of Mount Everest, and Utah resident - Wikipedia