Pemba Gyalje Sherpa makes it to National Geographic’s Adventurers List

Pemba Gyalje Sherpa makes it to National Geographic’s Adventurers List

Posted Jan 16th, 2009 under Climbing & Expeditions,

Pemba Gyalje Sherpa has been named one of the top 14 Adventurers of the Year 2008 by National Geographic’s Adventure Magazine.Pemba won this accolade for his heroic role in saving members of his team on K2, the second highest mountain in the world , last year. Among the top fourteen is also Rob Gauntlett, the youngest Briton to climb Everest, who passed away on January 10 2009 in a climbing accident while attempting to scale a section of Mont Blanc in the French Alps.

More about this on http://adventure.nationalgeographic.com/2008/12/best-of/pemba-sherpa-text


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  1. Pemba is the greatest!

    - David

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