Tagged With: Sherpa

OH, WHAT A SHAME! The Horror at Mt. Everest

WHEN TWO GREATS MEET – Mt. Everest, the highest mountain with 8848 m, and the Italian Reinhold Messner, the first to summit all 14 Himalaya peaks with more than 8000 m. Jim Clash of the „Explorers Club Magazine“ met the living legend and asked him: „What is your take on the commercialization of climbing on … Weiterlesen »

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MOUNTAINS A Conversation Piece … (No. 24)

Where men roams, there will by junk. In this respect the Bronx is not different from Mt. Everest. Dozens of expeditions, despite the 3000 Euro or 4000 $ they have to pay as „Pollution Bail“ in advance, leave ruthlessly what hinders them or gets useless – including dead members of their team. Writing this, sounds rude … Weiterlesen »

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Interesting People Along The Way … (No. 26)

His name is Lhakpa Tenzing Sherpa, he is a Nepali from the village of Thame and was born in 1961. His friends call him Sherpa Apa or Appa, but whatever you call him – he is the guy with the broadest smile east of the Euphrat river. A national hero and almost unknown the world … Weiterlesen »

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