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Climbing alpine style from 11 - 13 May, French alpinists Leo Billon, Sebastien Moatti and Sebastien Ratel belonging to Group Militaire de haute montagne (CMHM) have repeated the impressive North Face of Changabang (6864 m) in the Garhwal Himalaya in India. Three days only. This is the astounding speed with which French t...
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Mt Everest and Mt Lhotse recorded successful summits this morning as the world climbers have continued their final summit pushes on different mountains, according to the expedition organisers. Lakpa Rita Sherpa of Alpine Ascents International shared that at least 10 foreigners along with nine Sherpa climbers successfully c...
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A 27-year-old Sherpa climber scaled Mt Everest in honour of the world’s famous alpinist who lost his life in an accident near Camp II on Mt Everest last year. Tenjing (Tenji) Sherpa of Gudel, Solukhumbu made it to the roof of the world without using supplementary oxygen, according to Iswari Poudel, Managing Director at Him...
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Nepal honoured several Sherpa guides for their Everest successes on the anniversary of the first conquest of the worlds highest peak. Government minister Bina Magar, herself an Everest climber, honoured the guides at a ceremony held every year on the date in 1953 that New Zealander Edmund Hillary and his guide Tenzing Norg...
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Brian Dagg was about to hop into his first shower for 19 days when the Otago Daily Times tracked him down in Anchorage yesterday. He had just arrived in the Alaskan city two days after climbing Denali (formerly Mt McKinley) to complete the seven summits - the highest peaks of the seven continents. The Queenstown shepherd r...
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Never say that extreme sports are dangerous. Sad news came from USA: climber Charlotte Fox, survivor of Everest 1996 tragedy and one of the characters of “Into Thin Air” and “The Climb” books, died after the fall from a flight of steep stairs at home. She was only 61 years old. RIP Charlotte Fox returning from Everest ...
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Reading and climbing, climbing and reading. What dyou like more? You dont have to choose, at least today. Heres part two of most popular climbing books. Look, read, compare and share your opinion. 1. The Crystal Horizon: Everest-The First Solo Ascent by Reinhold Messner (1998) On August 20, 1980, Reinhold Mesner reach...
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Japanese climber Akira Oyabe and his expedition have arrived in Pakistan. The team has spent the last two years preparing to climb K2, the second highest peak in the world. Oyabe has faced the 8,611m peak twice before. In 2009, strong winds forced him to turn back at 7,900m. In 2013, heavy snowfall stopped his progress. “...
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The veteran French mountaineer Marc Batard, 66 years, has enlisted Muhammad Ali Sadpara, the famous Pakistani mountaineer along with Pasang Nuru Sherpa of Nepal to undertake a five-year mountaineering program, “Beyond Mount Everest”. Under the project, the trio plan to scale Nanga Parbat in 2019 and K-2 in 2021, while Moun...
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The Poles have learned a lot from their first attempt to climb the ‘Savage Mountain’ and will apply all their experience and knowledge to the next expedition. A heroic team of Polish climbers decided to launch a second attempt to climb K2 in winter, Michał Leksinski told the SCMP .  The second expedition would take place ...
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