Sherpa people

Discover the fascinating culture and history of the Sherpa people, renowned for their mountaineering prowess. Learn about their traditions, lifestyle, and the impact they have made on the world of adventure.
Sherpas : People on the Roof of the World

The world has known Mount Everest as the highest peak some 150 years ago and has marveled at Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay who scaled it over a century later in 1953. Since then, the Everest's mysterious power has enticed hundreds to its heights to prove their endurance and strength. Few people, however, realize that in the shadow of each successful Western or international conqueror there has always been a local guide, a Sherpa.

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Lynette Elayne
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The Annapurna Circuit is renowned as one of the world’s greatest treks. While most trekkers follow the standard route there are a number of interesting side trips that can be added or alternate shorter treks if one lacks time to complete the entire circuit. Here we give a brief summary of the Annapurna Circuit as well as the possible side trips and alternate routes. The Annapurna Circuit The Annapurna Circuit is the classic trekking route which encircles the entire Annapurna Massif. The trek…

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The Sherpas are a Himalayan ethnic group renowned for their ability to guide mountaineers to the peaks of some of the worlds highest mountains, including Mount Everest. The most conspicuous Sherpa communities are located in Nepal and India. They are skilled mountaineers, strict Buddhists, colorfully adorned, and neighbors with China Tibetan peoples.

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Fatima Ferguson