Sweet 16

By Randy Wyrick

Most people feel like they’re on top of the world when they turn 16. Da Nuru Sherpa actually was.Da Nuru first summited Mount Everest when he was 16 years old, and he has now done it 16 times total. He’s now 37.“The first time I was relaxed and proud. I didn’t believe it, but seeing is believing. I could see all the mountains under my arms,” he said. Da Nuru is passionate about climbing, which explains why he and his brother-in-law Mingma Sherpa climbed a couple 14ers while he was vacationing in Eagle County, then drove to Boulder to climb …

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