Lhakpa Sherpa has spent more than 25 years as a Himalayan climbing guide. He has summited some of the highest peaks in the world including Mount Everest (8848m), Shishapangma(8013m), Makalu(8481m), Lhotse (8516m), Baruntse (7129m), Island Peak (6189m), Mera Peak (6476m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Ama Dablam (6812m) etc.
Lhakpa has successfully completed Basic Mountaineering Training, High Alpine Course, First Aid Training, Trekking-Guide Training and attended Eco Trekking Workshop in Nepal. He has successfully led several mountaineering teams from various countries on climbing expeditions to the Himalayas. He can communicate easily in English and Hindi.
Congenial, warm and fearless, Lhakpa Sherpa comes from a mountain village in the Everest Region, Sotang. He spent his childhood and early youth climbing hills and playing under the shadows of some of the highest peaks in the world. It was his love for the mountains that led him to choose a career in mountaineering. He climbed his first mountain, Mount Everest, in 1996.