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,
Recently our very own Kunga Sherpa sat down to interview his beautiful grandmother, Chhiri. They chatted about her childhood, her secrets to a happy marriage, what Wongchu Sherpa and the soon-coming hospital mean to the people of her village and more! 1. What is your name? My name is Chhiri Sherpa. 2. When and where were
My name is Ang Diku Sherpa. I live with my family in Kapan, Kathmandu. There are six in my family: Papa (Father), Aama (Mother), 3 vai (brothers) and, of course, I cannot forget my cute dog, Chindu. I love my family and I am blessed to have them. I enjoy traveling, singing, dancing and much more.