Pertemba Sherpa summited Everest
on September 26th, 1975 via the South West Face route on the
British expedition led by Chris Bonington. He reached the summit again
on October 1, 1979 via the standard south east ridge route. His third
summit came on April 21st, 1985 via the standard south east ridge route
on the Norwegian lead by
Arne Naess. He is from
Khumjung, Solukhumbu and was considered the leading Sherpa climber
during his time...
was 27 when he first summited Everest. At 49 he summited
Manaslu on October 8th,
1997, 22 years later. He currently runs Nepal Himal Treks in KTM.