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June 4, 2021

Oldest American, fastest woman on Everest return safely

By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA
Associated Press

KATHMANDU, Nepal — A retired attorney from Chicago who became the oldest American to scale Mount Everest, and a Hong Kong teacher who is now the fastest female climber of the world's highest peak, on Sunday returned safely from the mountain where climbing teams have struggled with bad weather and a coronavirus outbreak.

Arthur Muir, 75, scaled the peak earlier this month, beating the record set by another American, Bill Burke, at age 67.


 
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