Sherpa Chhewang Nima,Who Scaled Mt.Everest 19 Times Missing After Avalanche In Nepal
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Sherpa Chhewang Nima,Who Scaled Mt.Everest 19 Times Missing After Avalanche In Nepal

Kathmandu : Nepal | Oct 24, 2010 at 7:18 PM PDT
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Apa Sherpa has scaled the world's highest peak a record 19 times

43 year old Chhewang Nima,a leading Sherpa who is famous for having scaled Mount Everest 19 times has gone missing after getting caught in an avalanche while on an expedition.

Chhewang Nima, who is known in mountaineering circles the Guardian reports "for scaling the world's highest peak, was fixing ropes near the summit of Mount Baruntse when he and another guide were hit by the avalanche."

We hope he will be found alive.The full report by the Guardian U.K. is at the link.

Sherpa who scaled Everest 19 times missing after avalanche in Nepal

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