Lhakpa is originally from Pangum, in Solukhumbu, and from an early age wanted to become a mountaineer. He began working as a guide in 1993, motivated by the desire to show the beauty and culture of his country to foreigners. He has since guided treks throughout Nepal working for various agencies as well as independently. In his long career as a certified trekking guide, Lhakpa has guided in Upper Mustang, Dolpa, Annapurna, Manaslu, and Everest regions, as well as the trek to Mount Kailash in Tibet. Lhakpa has completed courses in outdoor leadership, first aid, and wilderness training.
In his free time he enjoys cycling, paragliding, doing yoga and physical exercise. He enjoys traveling. His hobby include singing and dancing usually his traditional Sherpa songs and dance.
Previous Treks with Sherpana
Around Manaslu via Punggen Gompa
Langtang Valley Upper Langtang Day Hike and via Gosainkunda