CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM)– A Mechanicsburg native is training for the trip of a lifetime, for a cause that is bigger than herself.

Andrea Wells heads out to Nepal on May 9, and she will start her journey to trek to the Mount Everest base camp. Wells works for a Stadua church planting which is a non-profit, the president of the organization put this trek together and asked Wells to come along.

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She is now training for the climb of a lifetime.

abc27 Photojournalist Anthony Durso shares her journey so far.