1975: Japanese Ladies Expedition led by Mrs Eiko Hisana. On
Junko Tabei of Japan became the first woman to reach the
the South-East Ridge with Ang Tsering Sherpa.
A film was made about
Sherpa, JOURNEY INTO THE
HIMALAYAS, The film shows Ang Tsering making a pilgrimage from his
home village to the mountain. This video is part 7 of the 7 part
series "JOURNEY INTO THE HIMALAYAS" In this video series a team led by
Keith Adam who spent five months in the Himalayas, filming from
Kashmir in the west to the remote kingdom of Bhutan In the east.
While many spell his
name with a h, as Ang Tshering Sherpa, but his name is Ang Tsering
Sherpa. He currently live in Namche Bazaar, Solukumbu. he was born in
1949 and received several medals from the King of Nepal.