Dave Hahn, a guide for Ashford’s Intermational Mountain Guides and Rainier Mountaineering Inc., summited Mount Everest today becoming the first non-Sherpa to reach the world’s highest peak 10 times.
IMG director Eric Simonson confirmed the summit today on his company’s website, mountainguides.com.
Hahn lives in New Mexico, but has guided on Mount Rainier with RMI since 1986. Last year he rescued a climber high on Everest. It was his third rescue on Everest’s upper slopes.
Hahn, who has climbed Rainier more than 240 times, is also believed to hold the record for most summits of Vinson…