Introduction of Ang Rita Sherpa, Superhuman
Tribute to Ang Rita Sherpa. Ang Rita Sherpa (Nepali: आङ्गरिता शेर्पा) was born in 1948 in Thame, Solukhumbu, Nepal. He was also known as Heem Chituwa (Nepali: हिम-चितुवा meaning Snow Leopard). He has climbed almost all the mountains which are more than 8000m.
Ang started climbing for the first time in 1983. Ang Rita Sherpa was a mountain climber who climbed Mount Everest ten times without the use of supplemental oxygen. He continuously climbed Mount Everest 10 times between 1983 to 1996 without supplemental oxygen.
Ang Rita Sherpa’s Guinness Book of World Record
When he made his sixth climb of Everest in 1990 he set the world record for the most number of successful ascents, eventually reaching 10 in 1996. He sets two world records and wrote his name in the Guinness Book of World Record in 1987 and 1990.
Ang Rita Sherpa’s Everest Summits
In just over 13 years Ang Rita reached the summit of Everest 10 times without the use of bottled oxygen, 8 of which were via the Southeast ridge route. His last summit occurred 12 days following the second deadliest disaster in Everest history, supporting Swedish climber Göran Kropp on the same day as the David Breashears IMAX expedition crew.
Ang Rita Summits Without Supplemental oxygen
|S.No.||Date||Route to Summit|
|1.||5/7/1983||South Col/Southeast ridge|
|3.||4/29/1985||South Col/Southeast ridge|
|4.||12/22/1987||South Col/Southeast ridge|
|5.||10/14/1988||South Col/Southeast ridge|
|6.||4/23/1990||South Col/Southeast ridge|
|7.||5/15/1992||South Col/Southeast ridge|
|8.||5/16/1993||South Col/Southeast ridge|
|9.||5/13/1995||North Col/North ridge|
|10.||5/23/1996||South Col/Southeast ridge|
Last day of Sherpa
Ang who was a Sherpa born in 1948 in a small village called Yillajung in eastern Nepal died on September 21, 2020. “The Snow Leopard” takes his last breath in Jorpati, Kathmandu. He died at the aged of 71-72.
We pray for his soul to rest in peace in heaven. Tribute to Ang Rita Sherpa.
Rest In Peace Ang Rita Sherpa Sir.
What are the Sherpas famous for?
Sherpas lives mountainous parts of Nepal. Sherpas are famous for climbing the mountains, hills. They are renowned for their climbing skills and superior strength and endurance at high altitudes.
Do Sherpas go to the top of Everest?
Sherpas are renowned for their climbing skills. Sherpas go to the top of Mount Everest. Ang Rita Sherpa climbs the Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen for 10 times.
What does the word Sherpa mean?
a member of a people of Tibetan stock living in the Nepalese Himalayas, who often serve as porters on mountain-climbing expeditions. (sometimes lowercase) an expert chosen by a chief executive to assist in preparations for a summit meeting.