Nepalese Woman Everest Expedition
Sources in Nepal state that Pemba will be back next
year for 3! The race for the first woman with 10
summits of Everest is the talk behind the scenes...
5/15/2002: Pemba Doma Sherpa and Lakpa Chiri Sherpa
from Nepal both Summited Everest! Pemba follows Lakpa
Sherpa, as the second woman from Nepal to Summit
Everest twice! Pemba, has now lead two
successful Nepali Expedition to Everest. She was the
first woman to Summit Everest from the North (Tibet
side) of the mountain.
Summit List: Miss Pemba Doma Sherpa, the leader of
Nepalese Woman Everest Expedition in IYM 2002, born on
7 July 1970 from Namche V.D.C.-1, Namche Bazaar and
Lhakpa Chiri Sherpa (31 Yrs), high altitude Sherpa
from Solukhumbu Namche-8, Thame have succeeded to
climb 8848m high Mt. Everest from South East Ridge on
16th May 2002, at 9:13AM. It is also reported that she
had started from South Col. (Camp IV) from 15th May
2002, at 9:00 PM. Miss Pemba Doma Sherpa is the second
Nepalese woman who have been successful to climb the
Mt. Everest from both side. She had been successful to
climb Mt. Everest from North side on 29th May 2000.
Miss Pemba Doma Sherpa is also the first successful
Nepalese woman to climb Mt. Everest from North Side.
The Nepalese Woman Everest Expedition in IYM 2002 was
permitted to climb Mt. Everest during the spring
season of 2002 from South East Ridge. The
Ministry of culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation would
like to congratulate her for grand success climbing on
the Mt. Everest from both sides. Complied by
Bikrum Pandey for EverestNews.com
much attention will be giving to the American women
on Everest, Pemba Doma Sherpa, who reached the
Summit of Everest in 2002 from the North side, is
leading a team of Nepalese women mountaineers to attempt
to summit Everest in Spring 2002. Pemba, from the
Solukhumbu district is attempting to become the
second Nepalese woman to summit Everest twice. For a
list of all the women Summiters of Everest see EverestHistory.com.