Press Release: Mr. Pemba
Dorjie Sherpa (25yrs.), High Altitude Sherpa from Gaurishankar - 1, Rollwaling
has been successful to set the World record of Fastest Climbing on the top of
Sagarmatha for only 12 hours 45 minutes. He had started for the summit at 5.00
P.M. on 22 May 2003 and successful to reach on the summit at 5.45 A.M. on 23
May 2003. He had used oxygen from camp IV. Mr. Pemba Dorjie Sherpa was on the
Sherpa Dress while he was on the Top.
The previous world record was set by Late Babu Chhiri Sherpa for 16 hours 56
minutes in the year 2000.
Mr. Pemba Dorjie Sherpa was one of the High Altitude Sherpa of "Dream Everest
2003 Expedition" permitted to Climb 8848M. High Sagarmatha from South East
Ridge for the period of 75 Days from 25 March 2003 under the Leadership of Mr.
Robert Huygn (1946), Salesman from Leliestr, Ternat, Belgium.
Mr. Da Tshri (26yrs.) from Namche - 2, Solukhumbu has also reached the Summit
of Mt. Sagarmatha on 23 May 2003 at 06.16 A.M. along with Pemba Dorjie Sherpa.
Mr. Pemba Dorjie Sherpa had put the Photo of his Majesty's King, Queen and
Crown Prince on the Top of Sagarmatha and took Photographs. And also he put
the Photo of Tuchi Ringboche on the Top of Sagarmatha and took the