Jangbu Sherpa


Age: 32

Summary: Nepalese longtime staff cook for the world-renowned mountain guiding company Adventure Consultants, Inc. who was reportedly hospitalized in critical condition for nearly a week from serious injuries he received in the April 25 Nepal earthquake that killed more than 8,800 people and injured over 23,000 others during a series of major aftershocks, which also triggered multiple avalanches on Mount Everest and in Langtang valley with the death toll that continues to rise while he was camping at the Adventure Consultants' headquarters of Everest's South Base Camp when the 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck the Himalayan country.

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in an avalanche during the Nepal earthquake

Born: 1982

Died: May 1, 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal