Maya Sherpa

Maya Sherpa is one of the famous mountaineer in Nepal. She is leading several mountains in her own leadership. She is the first Nepali woman to climb Mt. Ama Dablam(6812m) on 23 October 2003, Mt. Pumori(7115m) on 23 March 2004, Mt. Cho-oyu(8211m) on 29 October 2004, Mt. Khan Tengri(7010m) in July 2008, Mt. Baruntse(7110m) on 2 November 2009 and Mt. Himlung(7126m) on 3 November 2016. She had climbed Mt. Everest from both route, in 2006 and in 2016 via South Col route and in 2007 via North Col route. She was the leader for the First Nepali woman K2 (8611m) Expedition to Pakistan and she had successfully summit Mt. K2 along with Pasang Lhamu Sherpa and Dawa Yangzom Sherpa on 26 July 2014 being first Nepal women. She had also summit Mt. Manaslu(8156m) in 2016.

After all, this climbing experiences, she decided to set a flat form and space for the newcomer and serve to the people. she established a company called Out ware Treks & Expedition. She works in her own company as a Managing Director cum Expedition leader and her main objective of establishment of this company is to teach safety climbing. She believes that there are several people who are dreaming of climbing like Mt. Everest, K2, Manaslu and many other mountains like her before. So now she wants to make it happen and make their dream come true. She is ready to help the people for climbing from the basic training in Kathmandu to top of the world (Mt. Everest).

She was born in Okaldunga district of eastern Nepal on 6th March 1978. She is one of the dedicated women mountaineers in Nepal. She feels blessed on her glory of mountain climbing. She never felt that women are weaker than man. She proved herself as a highly qualified climber in the world by having several climbing records on her name. She dares to lead the Mt. K2 and made history of summit success which never happened before in the climbing history.

Mountaineering is not only her profession but also love and passion of her for the mountains.

She is considered as one of the qualified, dedicated, sincere and responsible woman expedition Leader of Nepal. She has got a higher qualification degree with the management skills. She is also government license holder trekking guide and qualified Liaison Officer.

She has got basic and advance mountaineering training and woman leadership training from the reputed institution of Nepal Mountaineering. Along with all these kinds of experiences, she would like to welcome to all those adventure lovers to join with her for any kinds of activities like trekking, peak climbing and for 8000m expeditions. She assures the safety and security of all those adventure lovers along with the quality service. She believes in quality service, not in quantity. She has contributed a lot to the social sector as well. She is an inspiration for all those women who dreamed and make possible.  She believes women are the backbone of the society, women can bring prosperity in society.

At present, she is president of Everest Summiteer’s Association and second vice president of Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA).


Climbing history of Maya Sherpa


S. No.  Name of Mountain  Summited Year Remarks
 1. Mt. Amadablam (6812m) 23rd October 2003 1st Nepali woman to climb Mt. Amadablam
 2. Mt. Pumori (7115m) 23 March 2004 Summited
 3. Mt. Cho-Oyu ( 8211m) 29 October 2004 Summited
 4. Mt. Everest South (8848m) 2006 Spring Season Summited
 5. Mt. Everest North (8848m) 2007Spring season


1st Nepali woman to summit Everest from Both South and Northside

 6. Mt.Kang Tengri (7010m) July 2008 Summited
 7. Mt. Baruntse (7110m) 02 November 2009 Summited
 8. Mt. Himlung (7126m) 03 November 2016 Summited
 9. Mt. K2 (8611m)- Pakistan 26 July 2014 1st Nepali woman K2 Expedition.-Summited (Expedition Leader)
 10. Mt. Everest South (8848m) 2016 Spring season Summited
 11. Mt. Manaslu (8163m) 2016 Autumn Season Summited
 12. Mt. Kanchanjunga (8563) 2019 spring Summited
 13. Mt.Ebrus/Russia 2019/July Summited
 14. Mt. Kilimanjaro 2019 Augest Summited
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