||Mingma Tsiri Sherpa
has summited Everest 9 times in the last 9 years. He has also
summited K2 in 1997!!! His ninth summit was on
May 26, 2003 via the standard south east ridge route.
Mingma Tsiri Sherpa, a man that very few know his
name or how to spell it, is clearly one of the very best H.A.
climbers in the world...
Mingma Tsiri Sherpa first summited Everest
via the standard north east ridge route on May 12th, 1995 with
the Taiwan expedition. His next summit came on May 10th, 1996
again with an expedition from Taiwan but this time via the
standard south east ridge route. His brother Nima Gombu Sherpa was
on the Summit with Mingma Tsiri and with Mr Gau!
In 1997, he returned to Everest on
the Adventure Consultants expedition led by Guy Cotter. He
summited on May 23, 1997 via the standard south east ridge route.
In 1998, he was back on the north side for his 4th summit again
via the standard North East Ridge route with the Japanese this
In 1999, he summited on May 5, 1999
with his brother
Ang Tsering Sherpa,
while assisting the Goran Kropp Expedition via the standard north
east ridge route. In 2000, he summited for the 6th time back on
the north side with the Japanese again on May 17, 2000. He has
when on to Summit two more times, to make 8 summits of Everest in 8
Did we mention that he summited K2
on 7/28/97 with the Japanese via the west face? He is from
Rolwaling Boding Dolakha District in Solukhumbu. He is currently a
mountain guide. He now lives in Kathmandu.