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The Sherpas of Everest Series: Nima Dorje Sherpa


Nima Dorje (aka Dorje) Sherpa summited Everest via the standard south east ridge route on October 7th, 1990. Next on he summited Everest via the North Col-North Face route on May 27th, 1991 with the Japanese expedition. His third summit was on May 16, 1993 via the South East Ridge on the Indo-Nepalese expedition. Next he summited via the South Pillar on May 8th, 1994 on the Aichigukuin University Mt Sagarmatha expedition. His fifth summit came on May 11, 1995 via the North East Ridge route. His sixth summit came on May 13, 1996 again via the North East Ridge route. He is from Beding, Dolakha. 5/17/2002 he summited Everest again via the normal North route at 47 for his 7th summit of Everest.

Six summits of Everest via four different routes in a period of seven years! Just imagine if he was a western or European climber...

Nima Dorje Summited Lhotse 5/4/86, 9/21/87 Cho Oyu, 5/6/90 Makalu, Cho Oyu again 9/20/92, Cho Oyu 10/12/93, 10/1/94 Dhaulagiri, 9/27/95 Manaslu, 9/26/98 Cho Oyu, 5/13/2000 Kangchenjunga, 10/9/2001 Cho Oyu.

He has 17 summits of 8000 meter peaks in 17 attempts!

 
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