Jan 18, 2021

Phurba Tamang

Phurba Tamang is from Solukhumbu district and began his career as a porter/kitchen boy on expeditions to Mt. Everest in 1977. Gradual promotion has made him an able sirdar/sherpa and cook for expeditions to many major peaks in Nepal and Tibet. He has been to many of the eight thousanders in his capacity as sirdar/sherpa/cook on a total of over 32 expeditions in the Himalayas. He has also summited Sisapanga and Bharunche in Tibet.He has been worked with the famous person, Messner and Hans Kamanlander in the expeditions.