Climbing Mount Everest is the ultimate test for all the adventure junkies. Pushing yourself to extreme and evaluating your boundaries and comfort zone is what Mount Everest climbing is all about.When it comes to climbing this highest peak, one group of people always surpass — the Sherpas.
Sherpas are ethnic group of people who live in the mountainous region in the high altitudes of the Himalayas. They have long served as guides and porters, whose local expertise has been invaluable for foreigners attempting climbs in the area. They are commended for their expertise in scaling mountains. However, the biological reasons behind what actually makes them the superhuman mountaineers have been remained unknown — until now.
High altitude challenges
Making use of oxygen