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The Sherpas of Everest Series:  Lakpa Gelu Sherpa


Mr. Lakpa Gelu Sherpa (36yrs, the chairman of World Records Expedition & Treks (P) Ltd.), Climbing Sirdar from Jubing-1, Khari Khola, Solukhumbu, Nepal has been successful to hold the World record of Fastest Climbing on the top of World highest Mountain 8848 meters high Mt. Everest for only 10 hours 56 minutes and 46 seconds.

 

Date of Birth 23-05-1967
Father's name Mr. Tharke Sherpa
Spouse Phulamu Sherpa & Three Children
Permanent Address Juving-1, Solukhumbu
Registration No Of NMA Gorkha Dach Bau 3rd

 

He had started for the Summit at 5.00 PM on 25 May 2003 and reached on the Summit at 3 hrs 56 minutes 46 seconds. He completed this ascent from Base Camp to top and reacded down to Base Camp in 18 hours 20 minutes.

Lakpa Gelu Sherpa hoisted the National flag(6 feet tall made by brass) on the top. Mr. Lakpa Gelu Sherpa was the Climbing Sirdar of 12 members "Jubilaeiuns Expedition Mt. Everst 2003" permitted to climb 8848m high Mt. Everest from South East Ridge under the Leadership of Mr. Eckhard Schmitt(56 yrs) Mountaineer from Shaftlach, Wiesseer Str., Germany. Also, it is reported that this is his tenth times Summit of Mt. Everest.

 

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