Linda is a world traveler and mountain lover from Colorado. She raised money and helped Sherpas design and create the first lodge system in Nepal, 18 Sherpa Guide Lodges in the Everest region. She later formed her own travel company and led treks to the Everest base camp, India, and Thailand. She is also the author of two books, Beyond the Summit (Fiction about Sherpas and Everest) and No Summit Out of Sight (nonfiction about the youngest boy to complete the 7 summits). Copies of the books will be available for purchase for those interested.