The Khumbu Climbing Center


Founded in 2003, our mission is to increase the safety margin of Nepali climbers and
high altitude workers by encouraging responsible climbing practices in a supportive
and community-based program.

Namaste, Khumbu Climbing Center 2011 – Cedar Wright

2010 Khumbu Climbing Center- North Face Australia

Knot instruction & practice at course outset.

Learning to create an improvised litter during medical training

Instructor Phil Henderson teaching avalanche awareness.

Anchor seminar with Brandon Latham.

Secure belay technique.

Ice climbing is fun.

The ice climbs are next to the trail. The yaks don’t seem to mind.

Traditional Sherpa dancing after graduation.

Nature at 13,000 feet by Karl Swingle

The Endless Knot by Serac Adventure Films

An elders’ tea has been an annual event at the Khumbu Climbing Center since 2007.