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BIO

 Jyamchang comes to our New Zealand Guiding Team with a wealth of experience in expedition climbing. He has achieved qualifications in rock climbing and ski guiding along with a Diploma in Mountain Guiding, endorsed by the IFMGA in 2009.  He continues to build up his qualifications with ongoing training in mountain rescue, including first aid and longline helicopter rescue training and is an active member and instructor for the Nepal Mountain Guides Association.

Jyamchang has climbed extensively around the world and his impressive expedition resume includes 8 summits of Mount Everest! Jyamchang typically spends his Nepal summers guiding in Norway, but we are honoured that he will be joining us in NZ this climbing season. 

NOTABLE ASCENTS

​​Himalayan Peaks

  • Everest (8 summits, North and South routes)
  • Cho Oyu
  • Manaslu
  • Shishapangma
  • Baruntse
  • Ama Dablam
  • Lhakpa Ri
  • Mera Peak
  • Island Peak
  • Lobuche Peaks
  • Pokalde

Plus many others across the Nepal and Indian Himalaya, Norway and the European Alps.