The "Explorer of the Decade" on his upcoming documentary "Beyond the Comfort Zone" that follows his attempt to summit K2 with his daughters following the loss of his wife.
A 52-year old former banker summited the world’s second highest peak in late July, with a commercial Nepalese expedition to the Savage Mountain. .
With some Himalayan summits to their credit, Maya Sherpa, Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita and Dawa Yangzum Sherpa are now the first women from their country to climb the Karakoram's treacherous peak. .