Among the few IFMGA certified mountain guide (instructor) from south Asia, Mr. Tshering Pande Bhote has been an eminent personality in the mountaineering sector. Mr. Bhote was the first Nepali to acquire an International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations (IFMGA) guide accreditation. He’s also one of the few people to hold certifications from both the New Zealand Mountain Guides Association (NZMGA) and the Nepal National Mountain Guides Association (NNMGA). Mr, Bhote initiated his mountaineering career from 1996 and has successfully guided numerous 8000ers such as Everest, Cho-oyu, Sishapangma, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, Makalu, Lhotse and many more.
He was one of three mountain guides sent by Simrik Air to Zermatt, Switzerland in 2012 for specific Helicopter Rescue Specialist training, and he is now a licensed Rescue Technician. He has participated in a number of long-line rescue missions and has saved countless lives. Tshering Pande Bhote (IFMGA Certified Mountain Guide and Long line helicopter rescue specialist) has strong international climbing and rescue experience and extensive knowledge of the logistics and planning that are so crucial to successful adventures in the Himalaya. Mr. Bhote is also the first RECCO instructor from Nepal. He has guiding and climbing experience in New Zealand, Norway, France, Scotland, Thailand, Bhutan, India, Pakistan and Tibet.
Name: Tshering Pande Bhote
Date of birth: 20-02-1978
Permanent add: Bhotkhola Rural Municipality -3, (Farang) SankhuwaSabha province no 1.
Phone: +977 9841237190
IFMGA/NNMGA Certified Mountain Guide (Instructor)
Long line Helicopter rescue specialist (Instructor)
7Times Mt. Everest summiteer
1st Bhote technique group Mt. Everest summiteer (Summit date 21st May 2001 Time 10:00)
1st Long line Helicopter rescue specialist /Instructor from Nepal 8th Nov 12th Nov 2010.
Basic mountaineering training, conducted by: NMA year 2001
Advanced mountaineering training, conducted by: NMA year 2002
Trekking Guide Training, conducted by: HMTTC year 2000
Intensive first aid course, conducted by: KEEP year 2003
Wilderness first aid course, conducted by: KEEP year 2003
E.N.S.A mountaineering training from Chamonix, France year 2003 (conducted by French sports Ministry)
Rock improver course Glenmore Lodge, Scotland year 2001
National Navigation Award Scheme Gl, Scotland year 2001
Rescue Training jointly organized by (Ministry of Cultural, Tourism and Civil Aviation (Nepal), N.M.A., EV-K2 CNR Committee, and Lombardy Region Alpine Guides, Italy) in Nepal, Lobuche
Asuivi le stage d’alpinisme du Diplome d’asprant-guide a l’ ENSA du 10 Juillet au 9 Septembre 2003.
Avalanche Awareness Training. Contacted from 23rd and 24th July 2004.
Avalanche safety management stage 1. On 30th August 2004
(NZMGA) climbing guide’s course stage. 1. 2004
Technical mountaineering course (CMC) Alpine Guide 2004 New Zealand AGL
Ski instruction course for three Days At mount Hut NZ 2004 Steve Schreiber
Climbing training in France from 10th July -30th August 2005.
17. Course: Mountaineering Instructor refreshment in 2005 in Lang tang Himal region Nepal conducted by: Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA).
Course: Guide and Alpine mountaineering Instructor level in 2005 in Alps (France) Conducted by: Foundation Yves Pollet Villard France under supervision of Ecole National Ski and Alpinism (ENSA) professor.
Aspirant Guide training 2006 Conducted by NNMGA
Aspirant Guide training with clients under professor Anselme Baud 20 conducted by NNMGA
IFMGA exam observer from ENSA IFMGA guide Annerquin Jean from 5th to 14th Jan 2009 conducted by NNMGA
Rescue Specialist Helicopter (long line helicopter rescue) from Swiss Alpine Rescue Center at Zermatt on 8th Nov 12th Nov 2010.
Rescue Specialist Helicopter Instructor (long line helicopter rescue) from Swiss Alpine Rescue Center at Zermatt on 5th Nov 12th Nov 2012.
Mt. Ama Dablam climbing expedition 2019 and 2020 up to Gray tower
Manalsu (81163m) climbing expedition 2016 (Summit without supplement of Oxygen)
Introductory Rock climbing Training conducted by NMIA
Mountain Navigation Training conducted by NMIA
Basic Mountain Rescue Training conducted by NMIA
High Mountain Rescue Training conducted by NMIA
Basic Mountaineering training conducted by NMIA
Alpine course conducted by Jostedalen Breførarlag As Norway
Introductory Rock climbing training Conducted by NMIA
Glacier course conducted by Jostedalen Breførarlag As Norway
Glacier course conducted by Jostedalen Breførarlag As Norway 2010
Advance Mountaineering course conducted by Nepal Mountaineering Association 2011
Sport wall climbing course conducted by Nepal Mountaineering Association 2011
Rock climbing level 1, 2 weeks conducted by Nepal mountaineering Association 2011
Avalanche course conducted by Nepal mountaineering Association 2011
Aspirant Guide course component 1 Conduct by Nepal National Mountaineering Guide Association 21st – 23rd Dec 2013
Rock climbing level 1, Conducted by NMIA 20013
NNMGA Mountain guides final exam 2014.
Aspirant Guide course component 1 Conduct by Nepal National Mountaineering Guide Association 20th Dec 2015 to 28th Jan 2016.
NNMGA Aspirant guide component 1 teaching 2017 and 2018 in Rolwaling valley.
Diploma in mountain medicine (DIMM) 2018 in Ghangla mountain region.
NNMGA mountain guide course 2018 in Langtang mountain region 8 participate. 21 Days.
Avalanche Course 12th – 28th Feb 2019.
Avalanche Course 12th – 28th Feb 2020.
Late Kumar Khadka Bikram Adventurous Award 2015 – This award is given to “First Person from Nepal” Long Line Helicopter Rescue Specialist, Mr. Tshering Pande Bhote for my active Long Line Rescue from 1995 to 2015 including the avalanche happened on Everest on 18 April 2014 along with other rescue activities on different mountains.
Praval Janasewa shree Chaturth sreni from President of Nepal government 2077 BD.
Appriciation from WWF 23rd September 2006
Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) Sport comity member and instructor.
Nepal National Mountain Guide Association (NNMGA) “Vice president”, Guide Instructor.
Nepal mountaineering instructor Association (NMIA) “General secretary”, Instructor.
Sankhuwasabha Sagarmatha Climbers Association “President” Instructor.
Mount Blanc 4800m summit 3 times
Maudit 4464m summit 3 times
Blanc du Tacul 4248m summit 2 times
Geant Teeth 4013m summit
Aiguille du Chardonnet 3482m summit
Midi plan ridge traverse.
Cosmiques Ridge traverse.
Tacul by Triangle traverse.
Triangle du Tacul traverses.
Pyramid tu Taul via Erete east traverse.
Bionnassay via north face traverse.
Pointe Lachenal traverse.
Mont Motte 4300m summit.
Grand Combin 4314m traverse.
New Zealand climbing list:
Clear NZMGA Climbing Guide in NZ.
Summer climbing list:
1, Mt. Dixon (East Ridge) on 5th Feb 2004 (3,006m)
2, Mt. Aoraki (mt cook) “Zurbrigen ridge” on 6th Feb 2004 (3,754m)
3, Mt. Aylmer “west ridge” on 26th Feb 2004 (2,699m)
4, Mt. Aoraki (mt cook) “east ridge” on 7th March 2004 (3,754m)
5, Mt. Tasman and Silber horn “syme ridge” on 8th March 2004 (3,497m) Tasman
6, Mt. Silber horn and mt Tasman “silber horn” on 12th March 2004 (3,300m) silber horn
7, Mt. la perouse and mt Jullicoe “Divide route” on 18th Feb March 2004 (3,100m) La perouse
8, Mt. Aoraki “South face Kiwi Sherpa” (First assent) on 15th March 2005 (3,754m)
Winter climbing list:
1, Mt. Mellory Peak (winter first assent) “The Balcony line” on 3rd July 2004 (2,756m)
2, Mt. Douglas Peak “left couloir south face” on 7th July 2004 (3,077m)
3, Mt. Haidinger peak “south ridge’ on 8th July 2004 (3,070m)
4, Mt. Haidinger peak (first assent) “south east face’ on 9th July 2004 (3,070m)