Namgya Sherpa is the Managing Director of Grand Himalaya aged 41, Namgya is from the Kanchenjunga Region (The third Highest Mountain in the world and Second in Nepal).
Namgya’s guiding career began in Nepal when he was 24 young. Namgya has completed Basic & Advance mountaineering course in Nepal through Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). Namgya has participated in several basic and advance levels First Aid course in Kathmandu conducted by Kathmandu Environmental Educational Project (KEEP), plus Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course ran by National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) of India in year 2012.
Namgya has participated in numerous Himalayan expeditions, and has summitted many peaks including Mount Everest 11 times, Cho Oyu, Dhaulagiri, Ama Dablam, Mt, Muzta Atta in Pakistan, Mont Blanc in France. Namgya has been continuously working for Adventure Network International on Mt. Vinson as a guide every season and Namgya have completed his sixth season in Antarctica most currently in January 2014. During his six seasons working for ANI in Antarctica, he has made 20 ascents on Mt. Vinson. Namgya is also general member of Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) & Trekking Agent Association of Nepal (TAAN).
Finally, Namgya has been involved in many search, rescue and retrieval operations in the Himalaya, and he is widely respected for his ability to conduct rescue operations at extreme altitude in adverse conditions. Most notably, in 2007 Namgya coordinated and participated in the rescue of a client from the 8600 meter of Mount Everest.