Mohan Lamsal from Lazimpat-2, Kathmandu is a General Secretary of Nepal Mountaineering Association. He is the Managing Director of Makalu Adventure Pvt. Ltd, Executive Director of Adventure Nepal Makalu Trekking Pvt. Ltd, Chairman of Makalu Treks Pvt. Ltd, Yeti Bike Race Pvt. Ltd, Makalu Adventure Heli Service Pvt. Ltd, Hotel Thamel Eco Resort, Nepal Yoga Retreat Centre and Hotel Thamel Holiday Inn. He has already served as a governor of Kiwanis International Nepal, President of Nepal Yoga Association, General Secretary and Treasurer of Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN), Executive Member of Nepal Canyoning Association (NCA) and President of Porters Progress Nepal. He has visited several countries around the world; USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, France, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Turkey, China, Hongkong, Taiwan, India, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Japan, Korea, South Africa, Middle East, Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Australia and New Zealand among others. He has already been awarded with various prestigious awards such as by Nepal Tourism Award-2016, Tourism Man of the Year-2016, Tourism Goodwill Ambassador- 2016/ 2017, Certificate of Appreciation by a Tourism Fortnightly Magazine, Five Clubs Extension Chairperson Award, Best Zone Chairperson Award, International President’s Certificate of Appreciation, Five Membership Growth Award, District Governor’s Certification of Appreciation and also District Governor’s Certification.
Dhan Bahadur Gurung also known as Dhane Gurung belongs to Baseri, Dhading. Secretary of Nepal Mountaineering Association Mr. Gurung had already served NMA as a Central Secretariat Member from 2014-2017. I am a registered trekking guide NMA No 312 Sirdar and Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management (NATHM).My Guide License No (75) in the Nepalese Himalayas. After working several years as a porter-Cook-and-Sherpa, and becoming fluent in English and French languages, I became a guide in 1984. I have spent the past over 20 years as a professional trekking and climbing guide, Worked as a Trekking Sirdar-Guide at Ganesh Himal trekking and Yeti Mountaineering Trekking & Expedition Company. During the last over 38 years, he worked two months as a volunteer service Dolaka district Simi Gaun, Beddem, and Babre on (WFP, UN) World food programs in 2014 he has become very familiar with many Trekking Destination, including The Everest, Makalu, Rolwaling, Annapurna and Langtang Regions as well well as Mustang, Dolpo, Kanchenjunga, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and Helambu. He has knowledge about local flora and fauna, cultural history, and environmental issues in these areas. For trekkers hoping to climb high passes and peaks, he can accommodate this challenging and rewarding adventure. His experience includes Mera peak (6461m), Island peak (6189m), Pisang Peak (6091m), Chulu East (6584m) Lobuche peak (6119m), Thorong peak (6420m) Thapa peak (6012m) Kala Patthar, Gokyo RI and he has lead many high passes trek in Nepal such as Larkye pass, Ampulapcha Pass, Chola pass, Dhaulagiri pass, Sherpani col, Renjula pass, Tashilapcha pass, Ganjala pass, Throng pass, Tilicho pass, Numula, Bagala, Chharka pass, Sangdala pass, etc. He has already traveled to France, Bangla Desh, Germany, and Austria.
Mr. Mukti Pandey
Mukti Pandey, a well-known dynamic personality in the Nepali tourism industry is the Treasurer of the Nepal Mountaineering Association. He has spent more than 20 years of his life in this industry. Started as a porter now he is the Managing Director of various companies such as the Himalayas on Foot Trekking Pvt. Ltd, Everest Experience Travel which is the only company in Kathmandu to offer Everest Base Camp day tours by helicopter for individual tourists every day on a group joining the base, and one of the budget-friendly hotels located at the heart of the city Maya Boutique Hotel. Mr. Pandey is also the President of Parimal Saving & Credit. Likewise, he has already served as a Secretary of Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) from 2015-2017, and to work for the betterment of society and its people he took a lead and became a Charter President of Lions Club of Nepal Everest. The active social worker and tourism entrepreneur Mr. Pandey is also keen on cycling. He was also a team member of the Nepal Bicycle Festival 2020 which was organized to promote and revive the tourism sector of Nepal which was badly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The team cycled from Mahendranagar to Shree Antu Danda covering a total distance of 1,780 kilometers in their three weeks long tour. The aim of the tour was to give back life to the tourism of the country which was paralyzed by the COVID-19 pandemic and also to spread a positive message to the people all around the country by promoting and lifting up domestic tourism and the tourism industry as a whole. He has already traveled to many countries around the world such as Europe, the United States of America, Australia, and many other Asian countries.
Doma Sherpa, 32 born and raised in the Beni ward no. 2, Solukhumbu District is the Central Executive Board Member of Nepal Mountaineering Association and the very first female sherpa journalist Mt. Everest Summiteer- 2018 and a Central Executive Board Member of Nepal Mountaineering Association. Sherpa is also a founder president of Nepal Alpine Foundation- 2021 and also a freelance TV Journalist, Documentary Maker and Vlogger. She completed her M.A from Shepherd College of Media Technology. She has already participated in the Cine 2000 Film Festival, Ajaccio, France 2019 and also participated as a youth delegate in SAARC Youth Charter and Action Plan 2014 in Maldives, as a report presenter in Regional Training on Advocacy for Indigenious Youth in 2017 in Chaing Mai, Thailand and many more. Likewise, she has also been featured in the book “Les Nepalaises se l ‘ Everest France 2021 and “50 Women from Nepal” by Bec Ordish which was published in 2020. Sherpa has been awarded by various national and international organizations for her deeds.
Mr. Namgyal Zangbu Sherpa
Namgyal Zangbu Sherpa from Chabahil, Kathmandu is a Central Executive Board Member of Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). He has already worked as an operations and communications manager in Khumbu-ila Travel and Tours and later as a Manager in the same agency. He completed his Bachelors of Tourism from Central Queensland University, Australia. Likewise, Sherpa has also completed various mountaineering courses such as Basic Mountaineering Course (BMC) and Advanced Mountaineering Course (AMC).
Mr. Rajendra Bahadur Lama
Rajendra Lama is founder/ MD of Friends Adventure Team Pvt. Ltd, an adventure company in Nepal operating since 2003. Born and raised in the sacred remote Temal village of Kavre district, The place blessed and gifted by Guru Rinpoche and celebrated by the Hindu and Buddhist including Guru and sages. Among others, Mr. Lama was instrumental in pioneering Canyoning in Nepal, exploring and developing some of the earliest and untouched canyoning routes along with French collaboration. He has attended conferences on Canyoning in Colorado and Utah in the USA as well as in France. He is also closely associated with Maurice Duchene, France’s premier Ice Cave explorer, Rich Carlson Father of the American Canyoning, Rodolphe Stuturm Founder of Himalaya Canyoning Team and organized Duchene’s expeditions to explore Caves and Ice Caves in the Himalaya. He is currently serving as President of the Nepal Canyoning Association (NCA), President of Lions Club Nepal Gauri Shankar, General Secretary of Sukhawati Foundation and Executive member of the Nepal Mountaineers Association (NMA). Rajendra is always a pleasure to be around and enjoys social gatherings, sharing stories and experiences with everyone. He holds various national and international awards. He was awarded for Successful Rescue Effort that saved the life of Aradhana Pradhan from Seti River Gorge, Pokhara in 2008 by former Tourism, Culture and Civil Aviation Minister Ms. Hishila Yami Tourism in 2008. He is also Landscape Category Winner of the Year WCN 6th Nature and Wildlife Photography Competition 2010, Award from WildLife Conservation Nepal. His Philanthropic and selfless activism in community social upliftment during the Earthquake 2015 throughout the 13 districts was recognized by the Tamang Sonam Lhosar - 2852 award honored by then Prime minister Hon. K.P. Sharma Oli. He has traveled to USA, France, Korea, Japan, UK, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Austria, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Poland, Latvia and Asian Countries broadening his hospitality and mountain adventure Tourism understandings.
Ram Chandra Dhamala, 42 from Jyamrung-09, Dhading is a Central Executive Board Member of the Nepal Mountaineering Association. He is an expert in the field of mountaineering and tourism in Nepal and has already spent more than two decades in the industry. He is the founder and CEO of the Mountain Guide Trek and Expedition. Whereas he is also the Founder member of Namaste Nepal Belgium which provides aid to the children of the Himalayas by improving their education infrastructure and ecological development. He has already traveled to many countries around the world such as the United States, Japan, China, Malaysia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, and India among others.