Pasang Lhamu Sherpa

Pasang Lhamu Sherpa

Guide: International, Washington

Born in Lukla, Nepal, Pasang Lhamu Sherpa has always been interested in climbing. However, she didn’t actually start climbing until 2003, after attending college in Kathmandu. In four short years, Pasang Lhamu has summited Everest from the Tibet side, Yala Peak, Nangpai Gusung, and Island Peak. She has also travelled to Italy and France to take mountaineering courses, climbing numerous peaks there as well. Today, in addition to working as an instructor and part time trekking guide, she is the primary care taker of her 14-year-old sister. In the summer of 2014, Pasang successfully summited K2 as part of the first female Sherpa team to make the ascent.

Guide For:

Aconcagua

Significant Ascents

Mountaineering and trekking since 2002
First ascent Nagpai Gosum (7,321m) 2006
Everest 2007
K2 2014 (First female Sherpa team)
Lead Women’s Putta Hiunchuli expedition (7,321m) 2011
Lead Women’s Ama Dablam Expedition 2011
Denali
Guided Numerous treks and peaks in Nepal
Climbing experience in Nepal, Europe, Alps, and USA Aconcagua

Certifications

Wilderness First Responder / CPR
Avalanche Level 1
Leave No Trace Trainer
Diploma: Mountaineering Training in France (ENSA) 2006

I enjoyed the expedition very much. It was well organized including all the details that make a trip smooth. The Gear Department is phenomenal! The attention to detail in preparation and on the expedition, is necessary and is a strength of the program.

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