Mingma Sherpa

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Mingma Sherpa
Born June 16, 1978
Makalu, Nepal
Nationality Nepalese
Other names Mingma Sherpa
Known for

First Nepali and first South Asian to summit the 14 Highest Peaks in the world (8000ers)

First mountaineer to summit all 14 peaks on first attempt

Mingma Sherpa (born Mingma Sherpa; June 16, 1978),[1] nicknamed "Mingma",

On May 20, 2011, Mingma Sherpa, the 32-year-old from Nepal, became the first Nepali [2] and the first South Asian [3] to scale all 14 of the world's highest mountains. In the process, Mingma set new world record – he became the first mountaineer to climb all 14 peaks on first attempt. Mingma Sherpa and his brother Chhang Dawa Sherpa has kept the world record of "Worlds First Two Brothers" successfully summit 14 Mountains of the world which are above 8000 meter. This is a record in mountaineering history.

Mingma is the managing director of Seven Summit Treks.

Mountains summited by Mingma Sherpa:

S.No Name of Mountain Year
1 Mount Everest (8848 m) 2004 (Spring)
2 K2 (8611 m) 2004 (Summer)
3 Kangchenjunga (8586 m) 2011 (Spring)
4 Lhotse (8516 m) 2002 (Spring)
5 Makalu (8463 m) 2001 (Spring)
6 Cho Oyu (8201 m) 2000 (Autumn), 2002 (Autumn)
7 Dhaulagiri (8167 m) 2010 (Spring)
8 Manaslu (8163 m) 2000 (Spring)
9 Nanga Parbat (8125 m) 2010 (Summer)
10 Annapurna I (8091 m) 2010 (Spring)
11 Gasherbrum I (8068 m) 2010 (Summer)
12 Broad Peak (8047 m) 2003 (Summer)
13 Gasherbrum II (8035 m) 2003 (Summer)
14 Shishapangma (8027 m) 2001 (Autumn)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mingma Sherpa". Archived from the original on 2015-03-29.
  2. ^ "World Record: Sherpas: The Invisible Men of Everest".
  3. ^ "First South Asian to scale all 14 of the world's highest mountains". Archived from the original on 2016-04-30.

4.Chhang Dawa Sherpa