I grew up surrounded by the Himalaya Mountains on a farm near the village of Pankhongma in the Solukhubu District in Nepal, 50 kilometers south of Everest, the world’s highest peak. Several generation of my family earned a living from the land and from a young age I worked on the farm with my father.
Sudip Thakor, Managing Partner at Pumori Capital
“Pemba is the best guide and one of the best people you can ever get to know. He is a real life hero, and know the mountains of Nepal like the back of his hand.” Sudip Th Read More
August 11th, 2008 / 7:41 pm Dear Pemba, Thanks for what you did for the team and especially for Wilco. My deepest respect I can imagine that you will be Read More
August 11th, 2008 / 1:29 am You brave and selfless actions the most difficult circumstances on the mountain, And your dignity in dealing with the aftermath, are as inspiration to Read More
August 22nd, 2008 / 2:23 pm Pemba, you, like the others Sherpa, have been the Heroes there. We will not forget it. Balba Read More
August 10th, 2008 / 5:10 pm Elly Sir, I would like to express my deepest respect for your attitude, courage and skills. Elly Read More
August 21st, 2008 / 3:56 am Pemba! I read about how, over and over, you turned back, up the mountain, after barely escaping death yourself. Early in my life, I climbed medium sized peaks in Read More