Pemba Rita Sherpa was born in the tranquil village of Phortse (12,467') in the Khumbu region of Nepal. A professional trekking guide in his beautiful homeland, as was his father before him, he trained with the Hotel Management Training Center (HMTC) and the Extreme High Altitude Medical School in Khunde and has been a guide for over 30 years. Pemba Rita participated in the 1983 American and German Joint Everest Expedition, reaching Camp III, and in the 1991 Belgian Everest Expedition, on which he climbed up to Camp IV on Mt. Everest. His guiding experience has taken him all across Nepal, from the remote Dolpo district in the west to Makalu in the east, and he has extensive experience of trekking in Tibet, including treks to the source of the Brahmaputra and to Camp II on Everest’s northern flanks. He is married with four children. His international travels have taken him to the US, China, and India, he hopes some day to visit Europe. He speaks English, Sherpa, Hindi, Nepali, and Tibetan.
Fantastic Trip Leader. Couldn't ask for any better.
Can’t say enough positive things about Pemba. He is a true leader and has been an inspiration to me. He exceeded all expectations as a guide.
Pemba is an outstanding leader. His knowledge of the area was fantastic and he made sure everyone had a great time. I would recommend a trip with him to anyone.