International Mountain Guides ( Everest 2002 Expedition

International Mountain Guides Everest 2002 The Summit List: The following Four members and four high altitude Sherpas of IMG Everest 2002 Expedition have succeeded to climb 8848m high Mt. Everest from South East Ridge on 16th May 2002, at 10:20 AM. They had started from South Col (Camp IV) on 15th May 2002, at 10:30PM.


Name of the Summiters

Date of Birth

Home Address

1 Mr. Phil Ershler (Married couple) 7 May 1951 Washington, USA
2 Mrs. Susan Ershler (married couple) 28 Mar 1956  
3 Mr. Edward Tevis Wheeler 31 Aug 1962 OR, USA
4 Mr. Stuart Smith 19 July 1959 Texas, USA
5 Mr. Danuru Sherpa 24 Yrs. Khumbung-9, Phortse, Solukhumbu
6 Mr. Mingma Wangyal Sherpa 25 Yrs. Khumjung-9, Phortse, Solukhumbu
7 Mr. Dorje Lama Sherpa 26 Yrs. Bhakanje-2, Solukhumbu
8 Mr. Minga Tshering Sherpa 25 Yrs.  Khumjung-9, Phortse, Solukhumbu

The (9+8) member IMG Everest 2002 Expedition team was permitted to climb the Mt. Everest from South East Ridge under the leadership of Mr. Eric Robb Simonson (1955), mountain guide, from WA USA during the Spring Season 2002. Complied by Bikrum Pandey for


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