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/ The Mighty 790 KFGO | KFGO This article first appeared on http://kfgo.com. The original can be read here. Thomson Reuters By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Had it not been for the coronavirus, Nepali climbing guide Tashi Lakpa Sherpa would have been on Mount Everest now, guiding clients and trying to add a...
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This article first appeared on http://explorersweb.com. The original can be read here. by Angela Benavides Finally, Sherpa members of the Chinese team on Everest have made the summit. While official news focuses on the eight surveyors, who hope to reach the top tomorrow, the six-man vanguard fixing ropes and opening t...
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Denis Urubko and Maria Cardell are climbing and dancing on rocks.   Sorce: Denis Urubko (YouTube)  
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This article first appeared on http://explorersweb.com. The original can be read here. by Jerry Kobalenko Anyone who has visited teeming Kathmandu knows that air quality is not among the city’s many charms. With 2.5 million people and seemingly almost as many cars, Kathmandu typically rests beneath a blanket of smog. ...
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This article first appeared on http://economictimes.indiatimes.com. The original can be read here. AFP It will be the first time the trails of the 3,776-metre volcanic mountain are closed since 1960.   The mountain, a UNESCO world cultural heritage site, is located just 100 kilometres (60 miles) from Tokyo and is...
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This article first appeared on http://thehimalayantimes.com/. The original can be read here. ASSOCIATED PRESS A Chinese government-backed team plans to summit Mount Everest this week at a time when the world’s tallest peak has been closed to commercial climbers.  Aerial photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agenc...
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This article first appeared on http://explorersweb.com. The original can be read here. by Angela Benavides News about the Chinese expedition currently on Everest are scarce. The little information that does come out of Tibet is unrelated to the climb itself. Last week, it was about the live webcam and 5G antenna they ...
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This article first appeared on http://explorersweb.com. The original can be read here. by Angela Benavides The 26-strong Chinese team currently on Everest, the only one granted a permit this season amidst the COVID-19 confinement, has the opportunity to face the mountain in all its magnificent wildness, with only the ...
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This article first appeared on http://www.independent.co.uk. The original can be read here. by @lawrenceostlere After an accident left him paralysed from the shoulders down, the ex-rugby player recalls his remarkable recovery and tells Lawrence Ostlere he hopes to inspire others facing adversity with his latest challe...
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