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Pemba Gyalje Sherpa was born in northern Nepal and grew up in the shadow of Mount Everest. His experience as a professional mountain guide has taken him to the Alps and Himalaya, including to the summit of Everest on seven occasions. He is an IVBV/UIAGM/IFMGA-certified mountain guide since 2009 and is an expert in alpine rescue and climbing. For the past 13 years he has been a trainer in high-altitude mountaineering. He was former president of the Nepal National Mountain Guide Association (NNMGA). In recognition of his heroism during the K2 tragedy, he was named the National Geographic Best Adventurer of 2008.

 

Experiences

During the guiding and independent climbing venture on the mountain I’ve gained enormous experience in alpine peak climbing and high altitude mountaineering experience in Himalaya and Alps. I’ve reached the summit of the mountains ranging from 4000 m to the world’s highest mountain, including Seven times summit on Mount Everest, Three times summit on Cho-Oyu during Five expeditions, one summit on mount K2 via SSE buttress without supplementary oxygen. And several 6000m and 7000m thousand meter alpine peak in Himalaya.

Significant Alpine Peak Ascents in Himalaya (Multi times Summits)

Mt Everest.  Mt Cho-Oyu. K2. Mt Ama Dablam. Mt Barun Tse. Lobuche peak. Kwangde peak. Naya Khang (Ganja La Chuli) peak. Yala peak. Yala Tsang peak. Pancha Chuli peak. Pokalde peak. Mehera peak. Yalung Ri. Mera peak. Imjatse (Island) peak. Ramdung peak. Mt Gya North.

Significant Alpine peak Ascents in Alps

Mount Blanc 4800m.via Cosmiques Summit 3 times. Maudit 4465m via Kufner Summit 2 times. Blanc du Tacul 4248m. Geant Teeth 4013m. Aiguille du Chardonnet 3482m.Midi Plan ridge. Cosmiques ridge. Tacul by Triangle (Contmine Grisole).Triangle du Tacul, via central. Pyramid du Tacul (via East). Triangle du Tacul (via Goulotte). Bionnassay North face. Pointe Lachenal traverse. Piz Pal 3905m.Piz Roseg 3937m, traversed. Piz Morteratsch 3751m traversed via Spraunzagrat. Piz Bacun 3244m. Chapuschin 3385m. La Moungia 3450m. Mont Dolent 3820m. Petit Combin 3672m traversed. Grand Combin 4314m, traversed.Mont Motte 3400m, traverse.

Significant Alpine Rock climbing in Alps

East Face Brevent (Frison Roche). Sonam (Envers des Aiguilles). Children of the moon. West face index (Emile). Brevent (Catucha Man). Passet (Tout ca pour ca). Col de la Colombire. Duchre. Brvent. Vallorcine. Fayet. Le Clis. Pierre Voix. Gietroz. Aiguilles Rouges (via Asia). Aiguille du Midi (via Contamine). Aigulle de Blaitire (via Nabolon). Aigulle du Belvdre (via Baiser orageux). Aigulles Rouges (via Les Neiges du Kilimanjaro).Brvent (via Pome Lou). Gros Rognon (via Pallandre). Aigulles Rouges (via Soho). Aigulle du Midi (via Rebuffat). Les Gaillands. Cima Murasciolo 2813m. Corn Boval. Kreuzberg traverse via 8/1. Alpstein marathon.

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