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Kushang Sherpa

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Nationality  Indian
Children  4
Name  Kushang Sherpa

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Main discipline  Mountaineer and Himalayan Mountaneering Institute , Instructor
Born  15 February 1965 (age 50) (1965-02-15) Makalu Area, Nepal
Notable ascents  First in The World who summited Mount Everest from three sides. Two times from south col ,two times from North col and once from difficult khangsung face.

Kushang Sherpa (Bengali: কুশাং শেরপা; born 15 Feb 1965) is an Indian mountaineer, who in 1998 became the first person to reach the summit of Mount Everest from three sides.

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Early life

Kushang Sherpa was born on 15 February 1965 in a village in the Himalayas named Walung near Makalu base, Nepal. He ran away from home the first time at the age of 14 to work as a porter on an expedition that was passing through his village. He is the first person to have summited Mount Everest from three points of the compass. Kushang Dorjee Sherpa is from Makalu originally, presently he lives in Darjeeling, West Bengal of India.

Ascents

He is the first person who have summited Mount Everest from three points of the compass. Kushang Dorjee Sherpa first summited Everest on May 10, 1993 via the standard south east ridge route. Next he summited via the standard north east ridge route on May 17, 1996. On May 28, 1998 he summited a third time the standard south east ridge. His fourth summit was via the east face of Everest on May 28, 1999.

References

Kushang Sherpa Wikipedia


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