Tendi grew up in the Everest Region of Nepal. At 21, he began working as trekking porter and soon became a trekking and expedition guide working with a Dutch travel company. Over the years he has led treks and climbs throughout the Himalayas including India, China, and Pakistan as well as most regions of Nepal (Langtang, Everest, Manaslu, Upper Mustang, and Annapurna). Tendi has climbed Mera, Island, and Loboche Peaks in Nepal as well as peaks in India and Pakistan. He has completed training courses city, culture and tour guiding, Himalayan rescue, basic and advanced climbing, and first aid in addition to his trekking guide training. Tendi was also trained in skiing in Colorado, USA and work 10 seasons at the Val Thorens ski resort in France. He enjoys travel especially to remote adventurous regions, and has also traveled to the United States, England, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Luxemburg, Switzerland, Italy, France, Scotland, Ireland, and China.