Japanese donate $100,000 for welfare of Nepalese Sherpas

May 6, 2014

Japanese donate $100,000 for welfare of Nepalese Sherpas

Japanese alpinist Ken Noguchi donated $100,000 on behalf of the Japanese public to Nepal on Monday to help the families of Sherpas who die in avalanches and other accidents while climbing Mt. Everest. Ang Tshering Sherpa, president of the Nepal Mountaineering Association, said the association ...

Oct 8, 2013

Alpinist-photog Noguchi focuses on life, death

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Ken Noguchi, a prominent alpinist and camera enthusiast, recently published a photo book with the theme of life and death, encompassing journeys to mountaintops and areas of the Tohoku region devastated by the March 2011 tsunami. Noguchi, 40, gained renown in 1999 at age 25 ...

Ken Noguchi: Climb (and clean) every mountain

| Mar 3, 2002

Ken Noguchi: Climb (and clean) every mountain

When Ken Noguchi reached the summit of Mount Everest in 1999, at the age of 25 he became the youngest person to have scaled the highest peaks on all seven continents. Born to a Japanese father and Egyptian mother, he grew up moving around ...