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Grandson pays homage to Angrita Sherpa


Nepalnews
2022 May 27, 14:38, Kathmandu

Tenzing Jangbu Sherpa, who just turned 23, accumulated his earnings and climbed Mt Everest to pay homage to his grandfather. Sherpa who has been residing in California, USA with his family works as a motor mechanic while studying.

His grandfather, Angrita Sherpa, was a world famous climber popularly known as Snow Leopard. He had climbed Mt. Everest 10 times without the use of an oxygen cylinder. One year after the death of his grandfather Tenzing reached Everest and paid tribute to him.

Thus, in addition to all the expenses for climbing the mountain, he had to pay 11,000 US dollars as royalty to the government of Nepal. Although he is the grandson of legendary climber Angrita, Tenzing Jangbu is currently a US citizen and had to pay royalties.


He now plans to climb Denali, America's highest mountain. Similarly, he also has a goal of climbing other mountains in Nepal by working again and saving money.

His other important plan is to help the children of those climbers who died in the mountains. He said that he knew the pain of the families of those who died in the mountains as his own family members also passed away in the mountains.


 He also plans to build a museum in memory of his grandfather as well. He was accompanied by his uncle Phurba Tenzing Sherpa, the leader of the expedition team who had climbed Mt. Everest 15 times. His family of 8 brothers and sisters have all climbed Mt. Everest and have various world records.

Climber Phurba Tenzing Sherpa has set a goal to climb Mt. Everest every year along with conducting Mt. Everest expedition. He said he was impressed by Tenzing Jangbu Sherpa's climbing ability and hoped to set important records if given the opportunity.


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