|**News and Events: March 18: Reporter on Top (of the world)|
|Wed, March 15, 2006 10:56 AM|
Reporter on Top|
A Breathtaking Video Documentary & Slide Presentation
March 18 - 5 p.m. at the Seattle Center, Lopez Room.
Nepal Seattle Society (NSS) presents a breathtaking video documentary "Reporter on Top" and Everest slide presentation of Mr. Ang Chhering Sherpa on March 18, 2006 at the Seattle Center - Lopez Room. Mr. Sherpa writes for the Kantipur National Daily of Nepal as a journalist and successfully climbed the highest peak of the world Mt. Everest on May 22, 2003. Please join us for this exciting evening with Mr. Ang Chhering Sherpa, the pride of Nepal and South Asian journalists. This event is co-hosted by Northwest Sherpa Association.
Presentation by Mr. Ang Chhering Sherpa: 1 hour slide presentation and 30 minutes video documentary of The First Nepali Journalist Everest Expedition 2003 "Reporter on Top."
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Venue: Lopez Room at Seattle Center Northwest Rooms, 305 Harrison St., Seattle, WA 98109. Located between Key Arena and QFC grocery store.
Schedule: 4:30pm: Doors open
5:00pm: Everest Slide Presentation
6:00pm: Reporter on Top
Entrance: $15 per person -- cash or check accepted
Refreshments: Everest Snacks: MOMO and Chiya (Chai-Tea).
Read about Mr. Ang Chhering Sherpa at these links:
Directions to Seattle Center, click here:
Guest Speakers: Mr. Lakpa Rita Sherpa & Ms. Peggy Gudgell
Mr. Lakpa Rita Sherpa
Lakpa Rita Sherpa was born on 09/09/1966 in Thami village, Solukhumbu, Nepal. He now lives in Seattle, Washington/USA with his family. He is a full-time professional international mountaineering guide. He is the only Sherpa to guide all over the world and to attempt to complete the seven summits. Out of seven summits he has climbed four which include: Mt. Everest (Asia), McKinley (North America), Aconcagua (South America) and Vinson (Antarctica). He has three more to go and he is hoping to complete by next year. Here is Lakpa Rita Shrepa's climbing history:
* Mt. Everest (Nepal,Asia) - 8 summits.
* Mt. Cho Oyu (Nepal,Asia) - 4 summits.
* Mt. Pumori and Ama Dablam (Nepal,Asia) - 1 summit each.
* Mt. McKinley (North America) - 2 summits.
* Mt. Aconcagua (South America) - 12 summits.
* Mt. Vinson (Antarctica) - 2 summits.
Read an article about Mr. Lakpa Rita Sherpa at this link:
Ms. Peggy Luce Gudgell
Peggy Luce Gudgell is the second American woman to successfully climb Mount Everest. She was with the Northwest Everest Expedition in 1988 and reached the summit with Dawa Sherpa. Since then she has climbed the highest mountains on five continents and spent three years bicycling around the world. She lives with her husband and daughter in Seattle.