Wongchu Sherpa

http://www.himalayanvillagetrust.org/Images/Wongchu-with-awards.jpg Wongchu Sherpa
Date of Birth:  1968
Mother:  Late Chhenji Sherpa
Father:    Late Yokpu Sherpa
Birth Place:  Tapting -1, Chyangba, Solukhumbu
Recent Address: Kathmandu MC-16
Phone: 9851020594, +97714243296, 4263115
Email: wongchu@peakpromotionnepal.com , himalaya@wongchusherpa.com
Website: www.wongchusherpa.com

 

  • The youngest among 10 children of parents.
  • Lost mother at six months and father at the age of six years
  • Nominated as a member of Village Development Committee (VDC) at teenage.
  • Left village at early age and struggled in Kathmandu for years
  • Joined Nepal Army and Nepal Police in early stage of life struggle for a short period
  • Achieved Trekking Guides Training, Mountaineering Guide Training
  • Then started working in the field of tourism as a cook, guide and mountaineering guide respectively.
  • Later, started own tourism business (Peak Promotion company) and involved in many social activities.
  • Developments of tourism infrastructure, environmental conservation, health and education are major sectors of social service.
  • Made record of staying 18 nights at Mount Everest at the elevation of 7000 meters and slept one hour at the summit of Mount Everest.

Involvement

  • Founder Chairman - Chyangba welfare committee 1986
  • Life member - Sherpa welfare centre Nepal
  • Life member - Nepal Sherpa Association
  • Member - Nepal Mountaineering Association
  • Founder chairman -Wongchu Biswa Darshan lower secondary school, Solukhumbu
  • Founder vice-president - Himalayan Sherpa culture, Nepal
  • Life member - Sushma Koirala Memorial Trust
  • Board member - 6 years (Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal, TAAN)
  • Advisor -Monastery Committee Solukhumbu
  • Life Member - JP Foundation Nepal
  • Founder Chairman - Wongchu Micro Hydro Power project,  Solukhumbu
  • Founder Chairman- Peak Promotion Pvt Ltd.
  • Founder President - Sagaramatha Area Development Committee
  • Advisor- Solukhumbu Road Construction Committee
  • Founder / Life member- Kathmandu Environment Education project
  • Advisor - Social Development Youth Group, Solukhumbu
  • Board member - Himalayan Rescue Association, HRA
  • Founder Chairman - Everest Summiteers Association, ESA
  • Founder Chairman - Sub health post, Solukhumbu
  • Founder Chairman-  Peak Promotion Trading Ltd. 
  • Member -Lions Club of International
  • Advisor -Bridge Construction Management Committee ( Tangboche, Larcha Doban , Phorthse, Pheriche, Thukla) ( Bridges on the way to Mt Everest)
  • President - Babu Chhiri Sherpa Statue and Museum Construction Committee
  • Founder Chairman - Pikey Solukhumbu Tapting Welfare Service Committee
  • Chairman -Saving Mount Everest Cleaning Campaign Committee
  • Coordinator - Climbing Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse control Committee, Nepal Government 2008
  • Member- Everest Golden Jubilee Celebration Committee
  • Coordinator -Wilderness Medical Society for Nepal
  • Organizer - Cabinet meeting of government of Nepal at Kalapatthar, Everest base camp, 2009
  • Member- Tourism Year 2011 Celebration Committee, Ministry of Tourism
  • Served as a Volunteer for government's tourism policy making team 
  • Member- Rotary Club International
  • Founder Chairman- Himalayan Yokpu Foundation
  • Coordinator -Summiteers Summit to save The Himalaya in Denmark, Copenhagen 2009
  • Team Leader:  Nepal Television-Lions Everest Expedition 2007
  • Expedition Coordinator - Rotary Centenary Everest Expedition 2005
  • Committee Member - Nepalese Women Millennium Everest Expedition 2002

Awards/ Medals/Certificates

  • Award from Tenzing Hillary Mountaineering
  • Appreciation letter from Sushma Koirala Memorial Trust
  • Appreciation letter from Mount Everest 2008, Climbing Lhotse, Nuptse Committee (Nepal Government)
  • Suprabal Gorkha Dakshin Bahu, (Nepal Government)
  • Japan Nepal Friendship Expedition Award
  • Award from Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger California 2009
  • Appreciation letter from Nepal Sherpa Association
  • Award from Nepal Mountaineering Association
  • Daibi Prakop Piditoddhar Padak, 2045 B.S.
  • Appreciation Letter from Sherpa welfare center Nepal
  • Award from Tibet Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China
  • 4th Kathmandu International Marathon Award, 1996
  • Appreciation letter from Himalayan Sherpa culture center
  • Award from Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
  • Award from Lions Club International
  • Appreciation letter from Himalayan Rescue Association, Nepal
  • Award from Rotary Club International
  • Special Appreciation letter from Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN)
  • Award from Everest Golden Jubilee Celebration
  • Award from World Environment day (Nepal Government)
  • Award from India Mountaineering Association
  • Appreciation letter from Pikey Solukhumbu Tapting social Service
  • Award from Nepal Television
  • Appreciation letter from Ministry of Tourism, Nepal
  • Award from Summiteers to save the Himalaya, Nepal
  • Appreciation letter for Building Construction, TAAN
  • Award from Green Field National College, Nepal
  • Appreciation award from Giripremi's Everest Expedition, India
  • Special Honor from Taiwan Mountain Association
  • Appreciation letter from Student Development Group
  • Appreciation letter from Governor Richard Lamm, Colorado, USA
  • Everest Social Service Award - 2015

Climbed Mountains
Mount Everest, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Makalu, Sisha Pangma, Langtang, Cho-oyu,  Kilimanjaro (South Africa), Mustaghata (China / Pakistan), Mt. Fuji (Japan), Island Peak, Lobuche Peak, Mera peak, Naya Kanga, Lang Shisha, Mt. Rainer, Mt. Kebnekaise

Experiences

  • Participation in Everest IMAX Filming Expedition
  • BBC Everest Expedition
  • Lonely Planet Guide Video
  • Himalayan Michael Palin and many other international films…
  • Published many stories in national and international books, magazine and newspapers
  • Team leader of Nepal television - Lions Everest expedition
  • Involved in national Geographical channel
  • Involved in Everest Movie
  • Involved in Hollywood Movie
  • Involved in Glacier Research Imaging Project
  • Involved in climate +change
  • Involved in Diamond Jubilee celebration of Mount Everest
  • Involved in Tourism royalty release for Everest area
  • Involved in Artificial legged summiteers' Everest summit 2003
  • Involved in many other international and national organizations

Travel
Nepal - most of the districts of the nation.
Abroad -  USA ,France, Germany, Sweden, China ,Finland ,Denmark, Japan , Hong kong, Tanzania, Thailand , Malaysia ,Singapore, UK, India, South Korea, Switzerland, Australia ,Belgium and many other countries

Thank You!