Nima Sherpa, born in the village of Pheriche (14,340') in the upper Khumbu, is a trekking and climbing guide as well as an Everest summiteer, having reached the top of the world’s highest mountain with the Himalayan Experience Expedition in 2009. Following in his father’s footsteps as a trekking guide, he began his professional life in 2000 and has an impressive record as a Trek Leader, primarily in the Everest region. Besides climbing Everest, he has also climbed Island Peak (20,299') and Lobuche (20,070') and completed the Extreme Altitude Medical Seminar held in the Khumbu region. Nima makes his home in Khunde (12,600'), a classic Sherpa village on the trekking route to Everest Base Camp. He speaks Nepali, Sherpa, Hindi, and English. He has traveled to Norway, and being single, he looks forward to more international travel experiences.