Phu Dorje Sherpa was
the 23rd person to Summit Everest. Some would say he was the first
Nepali Everest Summiter, others would say Tenzing Norgay Sherpa was. Phu Dorje
was from Khumjung Solukhumbu. His date of birth is not known. He given
several honors from reaching the Summit. Sadly he died in a fall in the icefall
on Everest October 18, 1969.
Indian Expedition, with Commander M.S Kohli as leader. On May
20, 1965 they succeed when A.S. Cheema and Sherpa Nawang Gombu
ascend the SE Ridge. Gombu becomes the first person to summit
Everest twice (the 11th and 17th summit). Out of the first
seventeen summits of Everest, Nawang had two of them!
Additional summits were achieved by Sonam Gyatso, Sonam
Wangyal, C.P. Vohra, Ang Kami Sherpa, H.P.S. Ahluwalia, H.C.S. Rawat,
and Phu Dorje Sherpa.
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