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Fura Kancha Sherpa

Fura Kancha Sherpa

Guide: International

Long time Alpine Ascents Everest guide Fura is a well-established Everest and Himalayan guide for over 15 years. With 9 Everest summits to his credit and 13 years with Alpine Ascents, he is considered amongst the top climbers and guides in Nepal. He has worked side by side with Lakpa Rita Sherpa throughout his career.

Significant Ascents

Mt Everest – 9 summits
Cho-Oyu – 6 summits
K2 – 1 summit French and Swiss Alps

Certifications

Khumbu Climbing School

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

  • Staying Hydrated in the Backcountry

    Sometimes the harsh environment encountered in mountaineering can make even the simplest tasks difficult. Staying hydrated is a perfect example – something that is among the most banal of tasks in the lowcountry can become exceedingly complicated in a cold, snowy environment. When all available water is locked up in solid form as snow or […]

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    KNOTS AND HITCHES: THE WATER KNOT

    The following is the fifth in a series of “how-to” videos on the major knots and hitches used in the mountains. Stay tuned for more videos on knots like the bowline and ring bend, and hitches like the Klemheist and Prusik! The water knot is a simple knot used to tie two ends of webbing […]

  • Knots and Hitches: The Figure 8 Follow Through

    The following is the fifth in a series of “how-to” videos on the major knots and hitches we use in the mountains. Stay tuned for more videos on knots like the bowline, ring bend- and hitches like the Klemheist & Prusik! The Figure 8 follow through is a standard knot used for many different purposes […]

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