Morning view on a Himalayan trek

About Us

Here at Climb High we pride ourselves on being a friendly and efficient company. As well as organising many successful treks and easy walks and trips for clients, we’ve provided logistics for many well known alpinists, mountaineers and international guiding companies, and have organised four first ascent expeditions in Nepal and in Tibet – Jobo Ribjang, Tarkago, Kangnachugo and Labuche Kang.

Some of our past and present clients:

Joe Puryear and David Gotthlieb
Joe is the author of ‘Alaska Climbing’ and David works as a climbing ranger on Mount Rainier.

Maciej Berbeka
Maciej is a legendary winter climber and is a highly respected climber in Poland. He is well known
for his first winter ascent of Cho Oyu in winter (south pillar), Annapurna 1 south face (Polish
route), and the first winter ascent of Manaslu.

Dan Mazur
Dan is famous for leading Greg Mortenson’s expedition to K2 and is featured in Three Cups of Tea, and
for the rescue of Lincoln Hall on Everest in 2006.

Adventure Lovers, Sweden.
Adler adventure, Germany.
British Army – Royal Army Medical Corps ‘Expedition Northern Jorvik Ascent 2013’

Our team

Late Pemba Dolma Sherpa

Late Pemba Dolma Sherpa

Founder

Although Pemba is no longer with us today, she was the founder of Climb high and the first Nepali woman to summit Mount Everest from the north side and one…

Late Rajen Thapa

Late Rajen Thapa

Founder

Rajen Thapa (‘Raj’) was co-founder of Climb High with his wife Pemba Doma Sherpa. The company is now run by Raj’s brother Amber Thapa.

Amber Thapa

Amber Thapa

Director

Amber Thapa, brother of founder Rajen Thapa, is the Director of Climb High and oversees all operations. Amber works from the office in Kathmandu 

Satyawan

Manager

 

Satyawan does everything! He’s the guy who will organise your trip and sort out every aspect of your visit to Nepal. Call him direct on 00977 9803 001116

Ang Sanjay Sherpa

Ang Sanjay Sherpa

Tour Leader

Our top lead climbing Sherpa with ascents of 8,000m peaks Lhotse and Dhaulagiri; Baruntse, Island peak, Mera Peak, Lobuche East, Parchamo and Ramdung. Ang leads many of our treks and…

Dawa Sherpa

Dawa Sherpa

Head Cook

Dawa worked with Raj for 13 years in Nepal. Dawa started as a kitchen boy eighteen years ago, and has slowly graduated into one of our finest cooks we have…

Abhi Rai

Abhi Rai

Founder Member

Abhi Rai is a founder member of Climb High. Although Abhi now lives in England and works for TrekCo as a full time outdoor pursuits instructor, he still takes expeditions…

Steve Ranger

Steve Ranger

UK Representative

Steve is our UK representative and works between the UK and the Kathmandu office. He is a useful liaison point for UK and US clients

Thukteen Sherpa

Thukteen Sherpa

Trek Leader

Thukteen comes from Thame and was a Buddhist monk for many years. Thukteen leads our treks and works as a climbing Sherpa on our climbing trips. Thukteen has participated on…

Nim Passang Sherpa

Head Cook

Nim has been working as a cook for Climb High for four years and has been the head cook for the Everest view glacier school.

Phai Lama

Phai Lama

Climbing Guide

Phai has summitted Everest, Baruntse, Island peak, Mera peak, Lobuche East, Pachamo. Phai lama has been our main climbing Sherpa for our Glacier school (voted as the top 25 trips…

The Climb High office in Thamel, Kathmandu
Climb High Office in Mandala Street, Thamel, Kathmandu
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