Junko Tabei;First woman to climb Mount Everest dies at 77

Posted: October 24, 2016 in Lifestyle


Junko Tabei, the first woman to climb Mount Everest, has died at the age of 77. Tabei, a mountaineer who reached the summit of the world’s highest peak in 1975, died of cancer on Thursday, according to Japanese public broadcaster NHK. She was 35 when she reached the 29,000 foot summit of Mount Everest.

According to Fox News, Japanese mountaineer Junko Tabei, who died Thursday , devoted her adult life to scaling peaks, climbing the tallest mountains in more than 70 countries,”i want to climb more mountain”she would say.RIP Tabei

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