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The 1-Year Anniversary of Wongchu Sherpa’s Passing

In Sherpa culture one year after the passing of a loved one a Gongjo puja is organized. In memory of my late father Wongchu Sherpa we will have a ceremony every December 30th for the next three years. We have started a national level volleyball competition to be held at this time as well. For the first year

Remembering Wongchu Sherpa: My Father’s Dream

Every father has their own dream for their children, but my father’s dreams were especially unique. My father, the late Mr. Wongchhu Sherpa, was born in a remote area of the Everest region, Tapting-1, Chyangba Village. He breathed his last breath at age 48 in December, 2015. He was not only my father, but with

Musa Masala Goes to Telluride: WMS Conference 2016

The first week of August was epic in the development of the Wongchu Sherpa Memorial Hospital—a joint project between Everest ER, Himalayan Rescue Association and Wilderness Medicine Society. Over 530 medical professionals ascended to Telluride, Colorado for a conference on Wilderness Medicine. Throughout the week, these professionals collaborated on medicine in austere environments: tactical medicine,

Stay tuned for updates on the Musa Masala book, proceeds of which will benefit the building of The Wongchu Sherpa Memorial Hospital in Chyangba Village, Nepal.