Kami Rita Sherpa born in 17 January1970 is a professional and highly experienced mountaineer of Nepal. He grew up in Everest region called Thame village. The villagers used to work in mountaineering sector as a guide and porter in high altitude expeditions. This is how Kami Rita observed the mountaineering business since his childhood. So, Kami was quite familiar with mountain tourism.
Most recently Kami Sherpa scaled Everest in May 2019, twice in a week. On 15 May 2019 he ascend for 23th times and again he ascend on 21 for 24th times. His father was among the first professional Sherpa guides in Everest, when it was open to foreign mountaineers. His brother was also a professional climbing Sherpa guide, who scaled Everest 17 times.
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In the mountaineering sector Kami Rita is one of the most respectable name. He is the biggest inspiring person for those who wish to ascend world’s highest mountain. The Kami’s record on Everest climbing is really an unbelievable works ever in history. Also it seems impossible to break his record in coming future too. If he again joins the Everest Expedition he will break his own record by making it 25th, 26th, 27th or more in coming years. Still he is involving in some of the biggest expedition in Nepal. And he is leading the expedition team to reach the summit.
His contribution in mountaineering sector will be unforgettable history in world’s tourism. During his climbing career, Kami Rita also scaled Mount K2 of Pakistan, Mount Manaslu, Mount Cho Oyu, Mount Annapurna and Lhotse etc. At the first time He scaled Everest on 13th May 1994.
Until the year 2017, Kami Rita was the third Sherpa guide to ascend Everest 21 times, sharing his record with Apa Sherpa and Phurba Tashi Sherpa. In the later year Apa Sherpa and Phurba Tashi subsequently retired from climbing carrier. Kami Rita continues his climbing carrier and became the highest time Everest summiteer ever in history. According to the media source, Kami Rita is planning to scale Everest 25 times before he retirement in the name of Sherpa, Family and Country.
Every year Kami Rita guides the clients in Everest during the month of April and May, which are best season. And he goes to other small peaks for guiding the clients in other season. He lives in Kathmandu with his wife Ms.Lakpa Jangbu and two children.
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