The Ace Adventurer

Pemba Gyalje Sherpa is not a new name to those involved in mountaineering sector. The daring Sherpa from Jubing VDC-8 in Solukhumbu stole limelight when he was involved in one of the most difficult rescue missions in the history of mountaineering in Pakistan’s Mt K2 in 2008. Born on February, 20 1978, he is one […]

Pemba Gyalje Sherpa is not a new name to those involved in mountaineering sector. The daring Sherpa from Jubing VDC-8 in Solukhumbu stole limelight when he was involved in one of the most difficult rescue missions in the history of mountaineering in Pakistan’s Mt K2 in 2008. Born on February, 20 1978, he is one of the finest mountain guides and Nepal and also the president of Nepal National Mountain Guide Association (NNMGA).

Pemba is the eldest of the two sons and six daughters of Lhakpa Sherpa and Nimi Sherpa. “My father used to work as a trekking staff. He also used to climb small peaks. During off season, he used to work in his farm in the village,” said Pemba. (more…)