||Ang Karma Sherpa comes
from Dorphu, Solukhumbu. He summited Everest on August 28th, 1985 via the
standard North east ridge route used today. He was a member of the
Spanish expedition led by Conrad
Blanch He is the co-founded of Windhorse trekking located in
Jyatha, Kantipath and runs an expedition business which assists
some of the best climbers in the world.
He studied law at Kathmanduís
Tribhuwan University and later studied journalism in Bucharest,
Romania.. He has climbed extensively in Nepal and overseas and was the
first Sherpa to reach the summit of Everest in the summer of 1985
from the Tibet side. Ang served as the Hon. General Secretary of
Nepal Mountaineering Association for the period 1996 ~ 1999.
He is a very well spoken man, and a
regular contributor to
EverestNews.com. He summited Cho Oyu on 9/20/1984