Sir Edmund Hilary's ashes will be scattered on Mt Everest by the record-setting Nepalese Sherpa. Apa as he is named will be attempting to spread the ashes of Hilary who passed away in 2008 on his 20th attempt to scale Everest. This guy has been consistently scaling Everest every year since 1989. I have seen some locals carrying gas tanks and loads over 80kg during my Mt Kinabalu ascend so it is no surprise what the Sherpas could tolerate.
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