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An assistant professor in artificial intelligence at the School of Computer Science and Statistics at Trinity College, Dublin has gone missing near balcony area of the world’s highest mountain when he was descending from the summit point of Mt Everest.  Mingma Sherpa, Chairman at Seven Summit Treks, told THT that Seamus ...
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Hiking the high desert of northeastern  Nevada offers some great benefits, and challenges, due to the remote landscapes. For example, Seitz Canyon on the west side of the Ruby Mountains gets few visitors. I had hiked into this canyon three times without seeing another person. On the fourth visit, however, I came around a...
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Late on my fourth day hiking the 102-mile Arctic Circle Trail in western Greenland, I encountered smoke rising from the ground. White tendrils, sometimes columns, rose in all directions from charred soil and wisped out from an 800-foot-tall hummocky, granitic hillside to my left. To my right was the 14-mile-long, string-bea...
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Looking up at Langtang Lirung from their isolated Base Camp, Adam Bielecki and Felix Berg came to two conclusions: First, their decision to turn back from the upper slopes earlier this week had been right. Snow had fallen non-stop since then. Second, the time left before the monsoon strikes has run short. Too short. “The...
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Argentine authorities have recovered a body thought to be a Spanish climber who disappeared three decades ago in the mountainous western part of the country. The body was spotted by a person walking on a glacier near the town of Potrerillos in the Andean province of Mendoza. Authorities are using DNA testing to confirm t...
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It’s hard to imagine there would be anything new to find in a place as well loved as the 128-year-old Yosemite National Park. But professional backpacker Andrew Skurka scoured maps and set out on a scouting trip in August along the Sierra Crest in search of a new route through one of the country’s most popular parks. Aft...
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South African woman among other climbers successfully climbed the world’s highest peak while the world climbers have continued their final summit pushes to the top of different mountains. “South Africa’s Saray N’ Kusi Khumalo stood atop the roof of the world, becoming the first black African woman to successfully climb M...
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Two Indian climbers have died on Kangchenjunga (8,586m), the world’s third highest mountain. The victims have been confirmed by Seven Summit Treks as Kuntal Karar (46) and Biplab Baidya (48). They developed altitude difficulties during their descent. Biplab had reached the summit, while Karar — whose difficulties began o...
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Project Possible’ team made it to the summit of Mt Kanchenjunga in just 21 hours,” ex-Gurkha soldier Nirmal ‘Nims’ Purja shared with The Himalayan Times while rescuing two climbers from the height of 8,400 m on Wednesday afternoon. “The team has now been rescuing two climbers of Peak Promotion Pvt. Ltd on the descent off...
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