Who We Are
The Himalaya in the core of her passion, married to Norbu Sherpa, Andrea Sherpa-Zimmermann is close to the culture of the Sherpa people. Further to the death of a close Sherpa friend of Norbu’s during an expedition, Andrea and Norbu decided to create an association to help the Sherpa’s families in order to allow the children to continue their schooling.
Andrea is a sports lawyer and co-founder of the trekking and expedition agency “WILD YAK EXPEDITIONS” which supports the association by donating a percentage of each of its trips. Andrea also became the 9th Swiss woman to have climbed Everest, on May 21, 2016, accompanied by her husband Norbu.
My principal activity being the forensic science, the family link made my encounter Andrea Sherpa-Zimmermann
Originated from Canton Vaud, I am domiciled in Beaufort-sur-Doron since 2011. I am married and…
Passionate about trail running, hiking and cross-country skiing, I joined the Butterfly Team after my husband Gilbert went to Nepal to participate in the reconstruction of schools destroyed during the earthquake of 2015!
Knowing Andrea for a long time …. it was easy for me to find the reasons for my commitment to our association!
Keyur LamaAdministrative officer