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This article first appeared on http://explorersweb.com. The original can be read here. Sixteen-year-old Gabrielle Jane Kanizay of Australia has become the youngest woman to climb Cho Oyu (8,188m), the world’s sixth highest peak.    Phunuru Sherpa (left) and Australian mountainer Gabrielle Jane Kanizay on Cho Oyo. Ph...
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China’s mountaineering authorities reportedly agreed to issue a special climbing permit to Nirmal ‘Nims’ Purja allowing him to scale Mt Shishapangma this season.   Nirmal Purja on the way to the top of Manaslu, on Friday, September 27, 2019 China’s positive signal comes at a time when former UK’s special forces me...
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A Polish climber died on Nepals Mount Manaslu, the worlds eighth highest peak, expedition organizers said on Sunday - the first fatality of the autumn climbing season.   More than 250 climbers are attempting to reach the summit of the 8,163m high mountain in Nepal. The 50-year-old woman felt unwell during her ...
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Polish climbers including ski daredevil Andrzej Leszek Bargiel today decided to abandon their attempt to climb the world’s highest peak in the autumn season, according to expedition organiser.  A view of Everest base camp. Courtesy: Andrzej Bargiel “Polish climbers Andrzej Leszek Bargiel, Andrzej’s brother Grzegor...
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A former UK’s Special Forces member has successfully climbed Mt Manaslu, the world’s eighth highest peak, completing his 13th eight-thousander in just over five months.  Nirmal ‘Nims’ Purja (36), had set another world record by successfully scaling 13 peaks above 8,000 m in 158 days, officials said. According ...
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At least 100 climbers including an Israeli woman have successfully stood atop the world’s eighth highest mountain in western Nepal after a team of rope-fixing climbers opened a climbing route to the summit point of Mt Manaslu on Tuesday, according to expedition organisers.   Mt Manaslu base camp. Photo Courtesy: Tashi ...
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Airbus Helicopters said its latest version of the H145 set its skids down on Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the southern hemisphere, culminating at 6,962 metres (22,840 feet). This is the first time a twin-engine helicopter has landed at this altitude, Airbus said. The conditions for this mission were extreme, due to th...
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This article first appeared on http://explorersweb.com. The original can be read here. Earlier today, 11 Chinese, 1 Korean and 10 Nepalese guides from Seven Summit Treks successfully made it to the top of Manaslu. It’s the second day of a summit tide expected to include hundreds of climbers until September 28.  Mana...
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A former UK’s Special Forces member, on his record-setting feat, has successfully climbed the world’s sixth highest peak in Tibet completing his 12th eight-thousander in just five months.  Being part of the eight-member rope fixing team that comprises climbers from Climbalaya Treks, International Mountain Guides,...
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