Phu Dorjee

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Phu Dorjee (also spelled Phu Dorji)[1] was a Sherpa and the first Indian to summit Mt. Everest without oxygen. He did so on 9 May 1984 on a solitary ascent from the South East Ridge. Dorjee died in 1987 on the Kanchanjunga Expedition of the Assam Rifles.[2]

Another Phu Dorjee had summited Everest in the 1965, but this person died in 1969.[3]


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