John Alexander Photography

Jang Bu

Everest Basecamp, Khumbu, Nepal. May 2017.

Environmental Portraits for Jang Bu Sherpa.

The Sherpa are revered for their sense of determination, humility, humour and famed for their physical ability.

With over two dozen 8000m ascents, and the record for the highest ever alpine rescue, you may think that at the age of 50 he’d begun to tire.

When asked, he simply replies with this twinkle in his eye.