Anup Gurung is a seasoned IFMGA-certified mountain guide with deep roots in the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Nepal Himalayas. His journey in the world of climbing and guiding spans over a decade, during which he has become a trusted and renowned figure in the field. His experiences have taken him to the highest peaks of the Himalayas and various other mountainous regions worldwide, where he has led numerous expeditions to summits exceeding 8000 meters, 7000 meters, and 6000 meters, all while guiding treks through some of the most challenging and breathtaking Himalayan terrains.
Anup's love for the great outdoors was kindled in the foothills of the formidable Manaslu, where he embraced a passion for adventure from an early age. It was in 2008 that he embarked on his climbing journey, and since then, he has conquered countless rocks, taken on challenging competitions, and stood atop some of the world's highest mountains.
His expertise extends to the vital ability to assess risks and make informed decisions in the unforgiving high-altitude environments that the mountains present. Anup possesses a wealth of knowledge concerning mountain safety, weather patterns, and the intricate art of route-finding. As a guide, his foremost commitment is to ensure the safety of his clients while providing them with a truly unforgettable mountain experience.
But he offers more than just technical skills. Anup is a natural leader and an effective communicator, known for his patience, understanding, and willingness to go the extra mile to make his clients feel comfortable and confident throughout their journey. His unwavering dedication to creating exceptional experiences and imparting valuable knowledge has earned him a well-deserved reputation as a prominent figure in the adventure industry.
When he's not guiding, you'll find Anup exploring new routes and destinations, continually honing his skills for upcoming climbs, and most importantly, passing on his expertise to aspiring adventurers. He holds certifications as a Helicopter Marshall and a trained emergency responder, reflecting his commitment to safety. He's also proud to have received multiple accolades in the field of climbing and guiding.