The Mountain Man

Padam Ghale is a seasoned mountaineer, accomplished mountaineering instructor and a successful adventure tourism entrepreneur Padam Ghale is a man who has thoroughly enjoyed his life while creating a niche in Nepali mountaineering sector. Born in 2008 BS in Barpak of Gorkha district, Ghale is a qualified International Mountain Guide, an accomplished mountain instructor, and […]

Padam Ghale is a seasoned mountaineer, accomplished mountaineering instructor and a successful adventure tourism entrepreneur

Padam Ghale

Padam Ghale

Padam Ghale is a man who has thoroughly enjoyed his life while creating a niche in Nepali mountaineering sector. Born in 2008 BS in Barpak of Gorkha district, Ghale is a qualified International Mountain Guide, an accomplished mountain instructor, and a successful tourism entrepreneur.
But Ghale, who has no formal education, didn’t imagine in his childhood days that he would come this far.
“Life was difficult in my village. Villagers could earn square meal only after toiling in others homes and farmlands. It took us a four-day walk to reach district headquarters – Gorkha Bazaar,” Ghale said, adding, “The situation forced many families in the village, including ours, to migrate to lowlands.”

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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…)