Friday Afternoon Video: 21 Hours On Top Of Everest

1999 video (released this week) captures Babu Sherpa's never-beaten record for most hours on the summit

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21 hours on the summit of Mt. Everest does not equal a good night’s sleep. That much and more is obvious in this just-released video of Babu Sherpa’s record-setting amount of time atop the world’s peak in a Mountain Hardwear tent. He’s clearly not havin’ a good time:

That’s a nice view, but hard-earned for sure. Makes me short of breath just watching.

—Ted Alvarez

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