Sherpas were always leader in the Himalayas. While we talk about mountaineering or climbing of giant 8000 meter peaks, Sherpa people were always in the front and still they are in front for mountaineering in the world. Sherpa people always led towards mountains. Sherpa climbers had historic achievements in mountaineering sector. Mountaineering started in 1953 with Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and then Sherpa people led in the mountains.During the course of more than six decades, more than hundred Sherpa climbed 8000 meter peaks including Mount Everest. Snow leopard Ang Rita Sherpa, 21st times Everest Summiteer Appa Sherpa, 22nd time Everest Summitter Kami Rita Sherpa, Mingma Sherpa, fastest person to climb Mount Everest Pemba Dorje Sherpa etc. are few the most known legendary mountaineers and they all are from Sherpa community. Till today, more than 5000 people climbed Mount Everest and majority of the trips to giant mountains are lead by Sherpa climbers/guide. And Sherpa Shepherds is purely owned and run by Sherpa climbers. And world record holding climber Pemba Dorje Sherpa who already climbed Mount Everest 18th times and known as the fastest person to climb Mount Everest is leading Sherpa Shepherds.
Leading an expedition in the extreme climate and danger zone is not easy; you’ll need experience, skill and passion to lead towards thin air. Climbing high mountains has always risk, need technical skills; need to acclimatize high altitude and lots of stamina. But nowadays, due to high risk in the mountain, young Sherpa do not want to climb those high mountains. They look for easy and safe profession rather than climbing. But fact is only Sherpa can do these things better than others. So in order to training, motivate and follow our forefather’s step, Sherpa Shepherds is running several activities by which young Sherpa will adopt climbing profession.
Sherpa Shepherds has wealth of experiences in the mountains and the team of world renowned climbers who have set records of climbing including at Guinness Book of World Records. We offer unique and specialized peak climbing/expeditions in the Himalayas by using our extensive knowledge, experience and climbing skills.