Most often you don't hear about Sherpas in the magazines or if you do it is about their amazing feats on Mount Everest as if that were the only place Sherpas climb. Sherpas climb all over the world and not only for work. Many Sherpas genuinely love to climb. Click here for an interesting perspective click here.
With the increasing wealth in the Khumbu, Sherpa climbers have more opportunities. Sherpas are climbing and guiding all over the Himalayas and the world. Organizations like the Khumbu Climbing School are teaching Sherpas modern climbing techniques essential for cutting edge ascents.Return to the Global Climbing Tour