Video: The First Woman to Climb Everest without Oxygen Shares Her Controversial Story

Back in 1988, Lydia Bradey became the first woman to climb Everest without using supplemental oxygen. She also immediately became the subject of ridicule and doubt. Many questioned her claims and every aspect of her expedition was the subject of scrutiny. So what exactly happened to Lydia? This fantastic video tells her tale, revealing her place in Everest climbing history.

Kraig Becker