Blog by Daily Mountain

A rope-fixing team of climbing Sherpas reached the summit of Mt Everest this afternoon becoming the season’s first team to scale the world’s highest peak from Nepal side, according to the expedition organiser. According to Iswari Paudel, Managing Director at Himalayan Guides Nepal (HGN) Pvt Ltd, climbing Sherpas include Pa...
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On a cold, gray afternoon, a man reaches a mountaintop and dissolves in jubilation, as if a boy, not 55, those bright, blue eyes twinkling on a hard-lined face. He’s giggling and congratulating his canine companion: “That’s my girl! That’s my girl, Chaela!” The black lab’s tail wags, and her pink tongue hangs as “Cap” Da...
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Are you curious about what Olympic climbing will look like in 2020? We are, too. Heres what you should know before it all begins. In 2016, the International Olympic Committee voted to include climbing in the 2020 Olympics. But when it announced that it would combine the three main forms of competitive climbing—speed, bou...
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Ash Routen discusses with Reinhold Messner, arguably the greatest high altitude climber of all time, success versus failure, the difference between suffering and fun, and the powerful sense of history that has underpinned his mountaineering philosophy. As I dial the number, I draw a sharp intake of breath. Im hoping to m...
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What will it take to establish a new, highly technical and extremely difficult line on Everest’s northeast face? Between the two of them, Cory Richards and Esteban “Topo” Mena have stood below the northeast face of Mount Everest six separate times. On all of those prior trips, one couloir, a snowy scar splitting the dark...
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A last-ditch attempt to rescue one of Europes most accomplished mountaineers is underway in Tibet. Boyan Petrov, has been missing for over a week on the Tibetan peak of Shishapangma, the world’s 14th highest mountain at 8027 meters. Petrov was part of a group of ten climbers composed of 1 Hungarian, 5 Italians, and 4 Nepa...
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Some couples worry about how to manage a week apart on business trips. Emily Harrington and Adrian Ballinger - among the top rock climbers and mountaineers, respectively - worry about how to spend months several thousand miles apart while they both make potentially life-threatening attempts at groundbreaking physical feats ...
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Husband-and-wife mountaineering team Romano Benet and Nives Meroi were attempting a winter ascent of the worlds fifth-highest mountain, Makalu, when things went badly wrong. It was the first of two serious challenges that could have brought their climbing careers, and even their lives, to an end. The biggest problem on M...
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Blog by Shailesh Pokharel Nepal Trekking Routes Treks

Nepal is known to be the famous tourist spot in the world & none of the Nepal trips will get completed without participating in trekking activity. Nepal provides some of the world-class trekking facilities & opportunities for the people present all over the world. The langtang valley trek is highly famous for trekking activ...
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Kim Hong-bin, a South Korean climber, who lost all of his fingers to frostbite while scaling Mt Denali of North America in 1991, today successfully stood atop the world’s tenth highest mountain in Nepal, according to the expedition organiser. Mingma Sherpa, Company Director at Seven Summit Treks, said that Kim Hong-bin, ...
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Blog by Trekking News

A short drive from Marrakech lies a heavenly retreat, stunning views and . . . tough climbs  The heart of a walnut is a delicious, nutritious and surprisingly beauteous thing. Such are my musings on a trekking tour of the High Atlas Mountains where, in the midday heat, I value the shade of the walnut trees on the arid re...
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Blog by Mountain Planet

MountainPlanet.com keeps growing next to the professional Alpine Community by improving the reliability of information about adventure guides in its database. Kyrgyzstan Mountain Guides Association became one of Mountain Planets’ partners. Starting from this year, it is a recognized member of the International Association o...
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Blog by Trekking News

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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Isabella de la Houssaye raised her five children on adventure. Then came a brutal diagnosis, and a burning desire for a final journey with each one.  De la Houssaye in January, making her way to Camp 1 on Aconcagua ACONCAGUA PROVINCIAL PARK, Argentina — Isabella de la Houssaye and her daughter, Bella, struggled to...
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A few years ago, Kami Rita Sherpa, a veteran climber and guide, met with a gruesome sight at Mount Everest Base Camp. Human bones poked from the ground, smooth and ice-crusted.  About 300 climbers have died trying to summit Mount Everest in the last six decades, and more than 100 bodies may be lying on the mountain.Cre...
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This spring’s Himalayan season has put mountaineering back on mainstream media’s radar, but as usual, for all the wrong reasons. The NYT, Washington Post, CNN, the BBC and The Guardian have all decried the current state of Mount Everest, in the wake of 11 deaths and one viral photo.  Climbers approach the summit of Eve...
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Slovakia’s most visually striking national park, the High Tatras, turns 70 in 2019, and its high time you turned your head in the direction of this unique, upland adventure playground. The flurry of peaks and the ease with which you can be up among them – either spying many of the continent’s most phenomenal animals or gett...
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Earlier this spring, 58 people reportedly summited Kangchenjunga. (Some say the tally is actually 68.) While not a record, this is still a world away from the peak’s lonely history. Tagged as difficult, isolated and “only” the third tallest mountain on Earth, Kangchenjunga is not even a favorite among the 8000’ers.  Sn...
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This article first appeared on http://www.nytimes.com. The original can be read here.  Among many of my peers, being pregnant was seen as a big problem. But not by my sponsors.  I’d been a professional climber almost half my life by the time I turned 30. I’d free climbed El Capitan in Yosemite National Park more times...
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Blog by Thapa Dambar

1. The Highest Mountain: Mt Everest (8848 m)  Nepal is known as home of Mt Everest. We have eight highest mountains above 8000 m / 26400 ft from sea level, including the highest mountain in the world — Mt Everest. Eight out of 14 eight mountain lies in Nepal. Every year around 100 thousand people visit the country to see t...
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Blog by RideThePlanet Project

RideThePlanet project is a series of colorful stories, that are shown through the eyes of top Russian action sport athletes. Documentaries about freeride and travelling represent impressive trips to remote lands and include emotional soundtracks. Destinations are not typical and could not be found in tourist agencies top...
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Blog by Stefan Nestler

I vow to stop writing about the Hillary Step after this blog post. Because where nothing is, nothing has to be reported. “It is 100 percent that Hillary step is gone,” Mingma Gyalje Sherpa, expedition leader of the Nepalese operator “Imagine”, writes to me. On 14 May, the 32-year-old had climbed to a point between the South...
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Blog by Churen Treks

48 years old Nepali mountaineer Kami Rita Sherpa has ascend Mt. Everest for 22nd time. He now is only mountaineer to ascend Mt. Everest 22 times. On 16th May at 8:30 AM he succeed to reach the top of the world via s-col se ridge. Sherpa is the resident of Thame village of Solukhumbu Nepal. Earlier the record was with Apa Sh...
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Blog by Georgia jVaughn

Namaste! Starting off with a casual Namaste, a respectful gesture for Nepalese. I have few words to shoot for individuals who are intending to visit Nepal. GUIDED TOURS FOR MANASLU CIRCUIT TREK (FROM $884 TO $1660) YOU CAN FIND BY THE LINK Based on fitness and experience levels there are many trekking and hiking spots...
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Blog by Natasha Poletaeva

From 9-12 June, 2018 the XVIII Red Fox Adventure Race will take place in Karelia. More than 500 professional athletes should conquer 395-km distance in non-stop regime. What is It? The largest annual Adventure Race in Russia will take place in the picturesque Leningrad Region, the Karelian Isthmus on the banks of Vuok...
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Blog by Daily Mountain

After creating a world record at the age of nine by becoming the youngest in the world to scale Mt Stok Kangri at 20,187 feet last year, Kaamya Karthikeyan scaled Mt Elbrus. This is Europe’s highest mountain at 18,510 feet (5642m) and the 10th most important peak in the world. While the young mountaineer had previously c...
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Climbing one of the seven summits is no small feat, especially when youre on track to make history. On June 16, members of the community organization Outdoor Afro will travel to Tanzania to become the first all-black group from the United States ever to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Phil Henderson, one of the first African-Amer...
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Blog by Kilimanjaro Tanzanite Safaris

Before attempt to summit any Mountain, there are tacts to do before begin climbing or doing during climbing. Below are advise which help climbers prepare for Kilimanjaro trekking adventure. By Browsing through Mountain climbing forums, you can get more ideas to acclimatize and plan success ascent.   General Mountain...
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