Sherpas of Everest Series:
Lhakpa Gyaljen Sherpa
Lhakpa Gyaljen is from Pangboche,
Solukhumbu. He summited with the German expedition on Oct 1st, 1979
via the South East Ridge route. He summited
Dhaulagiri in 1980 n
the Swiss expedition led by Hans von Kaenel.
He was hurt on an
Everest expedition in 1999 and is
now partially paralyzed ....
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