Sherpas News

Back home alive, Indian climber explains what went wrong on Mount Everest

Everest traffic jam: As cheaper operators have entered the fray, the number of amateur climbers have also shot up, creating deadly bottlenecks en route to the top of the 8,848-metre (29,029-feet) peak — especially when bad weather cuts the number of summit days, as it did this year.

Nepali Sherpa summits Mount Everest for record 22nd time

Ethnic sherpas, renowned for their endurance and experience at high altitudes, serve as guides for many foreign mountaineers attempting to climb the highest Himalayan peaks.


Post Nepal quake, 9 sherpas become first climbers to reach Mount Everest summit

Nearly 300 foreign climbers and their guides are attempting to reach the summit from Nepal this year.

Chhanda fell from peak, got swept away: Sherpa of her team

Gayen and the two sherpas slipped and fell down from the cliff.

Everest’s Sherpa

This community of guides is consigned to the footnotes of great mountaineering accounts.