Guide at a Glance
Adventure, Climbing, Hiking Trekking
English, French, Hindi, Japanese, Nepalese, Tibetan
Lhakpa Sherpa is the managing director of Yak Expeditions. He is an avid mountain climber and trekking guide who has participated in expeditions of various different mountains in the Himalayas. He moved his way up from porter to kitchen staff of expeditions, before getting permission to start as a climbing guide in 1996. Lhakpa climbed many difficult mountains, including Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m), and is a Sherpa not only through heritage, but in action as well. Lhakpa is driven to conquer the mountains, and takes clients from all over the world to the peaks of the Himalayas.