Blog by Trekking News

Nature, art and history lovers all catered for in wonderful outdoor adventures Nelson Mandela Bay has firmly established itself as a premier sports tourism destination and with events like Ironman and The Herald Continental Cycle Tour taking place annually, the city has become synonymous with outdoor activities.  Th...
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American alpinist Steve House has created a free video series entitled Alpine Principles to teach the climbing community how to make better decisions in the mountains. One of the world’s leading alpinists, Steve House, has created a free 5-part video series entitled Alpine Principles aimed at teaching the climbing commun...
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A fell runner has set a new record for tackling all of Alfred Wainwrights 214 Lake District peaks. Paul Tierney ran 318 miles (511 km) starting and finishing in Keswick and ascending a total of 36,000m (118,000ft) in six days and six hours.  The 36-year-old running coach, based in Windermere, raised more than ...
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Sherpa guides say true climbers know when to turn back The spring climbing season has ended with at least nine fatalities on Mt Everest, but none of the climbers’ died due to congestion on the world’s highest peak, claim Sherpa guides.  Climbers ascending Mt Everest on May 22. Photo Courtesy: Nirmal ‘Nims’ Purja ...
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Tourists and foreign visitors traveling to Tanzania are advised not to carry with them plastic bags on arrival at the major airports to avoid incursion by the state legal and security machinery.  A man stands among plastic bags at a garbage dump in Abidjan, Ivory Coast ( Getty Images ) Tourist companies operating ...
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Blind British paraclimber Jesse Dufton, guided by his climbing partner Molly Thompson, has repeated world famous trad climb The Old Man of Hoy off the Orkney Islands in Scotland. First ascended by in 1966 by Chris Bonington, Tom Patey and Rusty Baillie, this 6-pitch outing is a true symbol of British rock climbing. Jes...
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Doctors predicted Getulio Felipe would never walk after a complication at birth left him with cerebral palsy. But the 14-year-old Brazilian learned to walk at age 7, and on Sunday, April 21, he summited the Punta Penia (3343m) on the Marmolada, the highest point of the Dolomites in Italy.  Felipe with his team of guide...
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Despite challenging conditions Simon Richardson and Mark Robson have made the first ascent of five hitherto unclimbed peaks in the Stikine Range in South-East Alaska, including Peak 7180, one of the highest unclimbed mountains in the region. Richardson reports.   Mark Robson on the summit of P5910. Photo by Simon Richa...
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As monsoon season settles into the Himalaya, it’s time to turn slightly further east, to the Karakorum. Here, porters and climbers are already approaching the base of Pakistan’s five 8000’ers. A number of climbing stars and innovative teams will share these peaks with ever more numerous commercial expeditions. This year we ...
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In September 2019 the Polish mountaineer Krzysztof Wielicki will receive the Piolets dOr Carrière 2019. In the past this prize has been awarded to Walter Bonatti, Reinhold Messner, Doug Scott, Robert Paragot, Kurt Diemberger, John Roskelley, Chris Bonington, Wojciech Kurtyka, Jeff Lowe and Andrej Štremfelj.  Polish mou...
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Shes the youngest person in history to climb the iconic 3,000-foot route Selah Schneiter, 10, is small for her age, weighing just 55 pounds and standing four foot two. She loves math and playing guitar and is “silly and plays make believe,” says her mom, Joy.  (Mike Schneiter)  She is also the youngest document...
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38-year-old Ecuadorian climber Karl Egloff surpassed the Denali speed record, a climb up and down Americas tallest mountain, by just four minutes on Thursday, clocking a time of 11 hours and 44 minutes. He said it was a great honor for the people of his home continent of South America.  ISTOCK.COM/ZZVISION  “Its...
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10 Polish climbers are all set to summit Nanda Devi East/ Sunanda Devi (7434m), located in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Proceeding from the Advanced Base Camp, the team is now supposed to lead towards the summit of this eastern peak of Nanda Devi (7816m) in the Kumaun Himalayas. As per the updates received yesterday, th...
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Everest had a starring role in Shanghai International Film Festival recently and not because of recent parallels with that city’s traffic jams. Blockbuster action hero Wu Jing and other members of the cast introduced The Climbers, an upcoming film about how the “other” side of Everest was conquered.   Poster for The Cl...
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Blog by Karna Rana

Manaslu Tsum Valley trip is recently open Tea house trek in the high Himalaya.  This is combination of teahouse and Home stay trip. Trekker who would like to hike in the Himalaya for more than three weeks and love nature, mountain scenery and wildlife excursion, this is perfect. Trekking Manaslu Trek could do just Camping o...
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Blog by Syafiq Shun

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE     MUHAMMAD SYAFIQ BIN SULAIMAN     I’m graduated from Masterskill University Collage of Health with holder of Diploma in Healthcare. Now I’m working with IA international Assistance Sdn Bhd as Supervisor Provider Relation, I’m also a founder of Gunung Hub Enterprise and Independent Pewai Hike...
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Blog by Natasha Poletaeva

¿Cuanto dinero ganan los guias de montaña, cuantos niveles de guias existe, cómo distinguir uno de otro y en qué todos ellos son similares a un whisky? 1. Pseudo-guías de montaña Una de las categorias menos pagadas de asi llamados “guias” en alpinismo y actividades outdoor son los porteadores y conductors a los que co...
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Blog by RideThePlanet Project

За годы съемок фильмов команда RideThePlanet побывала во многих регионах Кавказа – от известных и многолюдных курортов до труднодоступных диких ущелий. Но оказаться в Абхазии, буквально в десятке километров по прямой от самого популярного курорта страны, Сочи, нам до сих пор не удавалось. Хотя, наверное, каждый, кто поднима...
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Blog by Yury Koshelenko

                                     Отложенное восхождение… Фанги 6538…Мой друг Анатолий Мошников говорил когда то: «Мысленно я уже пролез этот маршрут, стоит ли теперь это делать на физическом плане?». Я сейчас уже не скажу к какой горе это относилось, но фразу я запомнил, и маршрут на Фанги пролазил множество раз в св...
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Blog by Mountain Planet

Обладатель международных альпинистских наград, мастер спорта по альпинизму и горный гид Сергей Кофанов вернулся в Москву после трех лет жизни в Австралии для того, чтобы представить российской аудитории свой новый проект, который связан с горами также, как и вся его жизнь. MountainPlanet.com — это бесплатная энциклопедия...
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Freeride in Russia  — more than just freeride. Generally Russian ski resorts come short in the comparison with the other countries, but skitour and heliski possibilities there a good deal more; and in completely untouched playground. Because of the difference between Rouble/Euro/Dollar exchange, the cost of such trips is...
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Blog by Natasha Poletaeva

Правда ли, что не стоит мыться перед восхождением на Эверест? Как ходят в туалет в Базовом лагере? Заводят ли там романы? Все, что вы хотели узнать о Базовом лагере Эвереста, но стеснялись спросить. Даже если вы – опытный альпинист, вы не можете знать всего о восхождении на Эверест заранее. Читайте о том, о чем вам н...
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Blog by Mountain Planet

As far as mankind exists, such a lot it aspired for records. Faster, higher, stronger! This tendency did not pass an alpinism too. In his days Sir Edmund Hillary, the first ascender to Everest Mountain, spoked against climbing for the sake of records, but today his words are not so often recalled. The pursuit of sensation i...
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Blog by Kishan Gurung

                                                                                          Nepal is land locked country between india and china, it is very small and poor country but very rich in natural beauty. .Nepal is country of mount Everest, birth place of lord Buddha, 60 ethnic group, 92 spoken language, 3000 temples,...
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Line “the roof is on fire” is good for the rock song, but will not bring any good in rock outdoors. Check 10 obvious novice’s mistakes for the first trekking in the wild. 1. Don’t Cook the Meals Inside the Tent If you think that the stories about burning down the tent are the tales, that experienced trekkers tells to ...
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Blog by Shivam Group Holiday

Nepal!  a land of pilgrims and mountains, rich in art and culture and falls under the world heritage site. Yes, this is Nepal and we are Nepali. Nepal is a small country full of natural beauties. Here are many beautiful places which one can’t miss when the visit. Every year internal and external tourist visit Nepal and enjo...
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Blog by Shivam Group Holiday

A first of its kind opportunity to join the Kailash yatra with Dr. Abhinav Aggarwal – author of ‘Face to face with Shiva – scientific perspective of a spiritual experience.’ The book is a direct narration of his audience with Lord Shiva, and an ongoing dialog. This book answers some of the most intriguing questions that hum...
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Freeride in Russland ist mehr als Freeride. Skitouren sind in diesem Land im Vergleich von ausländischen weniger entwickelt. Aber es gibt mehr Möglichkeiten sich mit den Freeride und Heliski zu beschäftigen, besonders in unberührte Ecken von wunderbaren Gebiergen. Im Unterschied mit Heliboarding in Europa sind die Kosten...
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