SHERPAS (NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE): MM8281_130525_02777

Urgin Sherpa age 22 from Dolagha (near China border) has worked 3 years in the mountains.  He summited Everest once, last year, but this year is working in the kitchen of the Japanese Camp.  He traveled through the Ice Fall to take orange juice to his friends and his cousin who were on their way down after completing the dangerous and tiring crossing.  He then took his cousin's load and carried it himself.

Urgin Sherpa age 22 from Dolagha (near China border) has worked 3 years in the mountains. He summited Everest once, last year, but this year is working in the kitchen of the Japanese Camp. He traveled through the Ice Fall to take orange juice to his friends and his cousin who were on their way down after completing the dangerous and tiring crossing. He then took his cousin's load and carried it himself.