Cunningham reaches top of Mount Everest, completes climbers' dream
The challenge started with Richard Bass, an amateur mountaineer, who wanted to climb the highest peaks on each of the seven continents.
Bass achieved his goal reaching the summit of Mount Everest April 30, 1985.
Nic Cunningham of Hector completed the same feat 24 years later, watching the sunrise from atop Mount Everest May 21.
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