Sherpas and Staff

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Sherpas and Staff

All of our full-service expeditions include sherpas for the group. We hire Sherpas and high altitude porters in a support capacity, and now have 23 of these very experienced, friendly, strong, helpful, and loyal people on our staff, including some of Nepal and Tibet's best climbers and some of Nepal's only women Sherpas. Some of our Sherpas have been to the summit of Everest more than 10 times.

One of our lady sherpas just became the first Nepalese woman to reach the summit of Ama Dablam, Pumori, and Cho Oyu.

Many of our sherpas have personally assisted foreign climbers to the summits of more than ten of the highest peaks in the Himalaya.

During our expedition they will be carrying group equipment such as tents, rope, food, and gas.

They are also there to assist in any rescues, so the other team members do not have to give up their summit attempt to rescue a sick member

Our awesome high altitude sherpas and climbing staff with members they have climbed and trekked

We have been working with the Tibetan Mountain School to educate and train extremely strong and helpful Tibetan climbers, staff, and cooks. They have climbed Everest, Cho Oyu, Shishapangma, Mustagata, Nojin Tangla and many other summits together with us. They are not only adept and fearless climbers, but they are also learning to cook and their English is getting pretty good. They were born and raised in Shegar, Tibet, a town which lies above 4000 metres. These are students from the Tibetan High-Altitude Mountain School, in Lhasa, which we have been working with continuously since 1998. To learn more about the school, please visit:

High Altitude Climbing Sherpas, Cooks, Basecamp Managers: Nir Kaji Tamang, Jangbu Sherpa, Tenji Sherpa, Lakpa Tendu Sherpa, Gyalji Sherpa, Sange Sherpa, Dawa Jangbu Sherpa, Pasang Nuri Sherpa, Dawa Sange Sherpa, Lakpa Dawa Sherpa, Purba Sherpa, Kipa Sherpa, Jay Bahadhur Nagarkoti, Ang Dorjee Sherpa, Galji Sherpa, Pasang Sherpa, Dorjee Lama.

Office Nepal:

Our busy agency office in Kathmandu. The staff, working together as "Everest Parivar Expeditions, Pvt. Ltd." led by the experienced and influential Mr. Murari Sharma, are hospitality experts and have, for the last 21 years, been arranging overland tours, safaris, raft trips, treks, mountain climbs, trek support staff, cooks, peak climbing permits, satellite phone permits, video and film-making permits, translators, liaison officers, climbing Sherpas, oxygen, helicopter flights, air tickets, equipment purchase/hire, storage, import/export, shipping, customs clearance, transport bookings, advance hotel bookings, visas, repatriations, and permits

Murari knows the mountains and peoples of his homeland well. He has trekked to: Everest-Nepal basecamp, Everest-Tibet advanced basecamp, Ama Dablam basecamp, and has trekked throughout the foothills and remote areas surrounding Mount Everest, inspecting health posts and schools for the Mount Everest Foundation for sustainable development in Nepal and Tibet.

Deha Shrestha, logistics administrator, client-contact and staff-liaison from Everest Parivar in Kathmandu. He has trekked to basecamps and done our Service Trek and is well traveled in Nepal and Tibetan border areas.

Please feel free to ask him any questions at .