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

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