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The current record for climbing the worlds 14 tallest peaks is almost eight years. Nepali climber, Nirmal Purja, who served in the British special forces, has a target of seven months.   PHOTO: Don Bowie On Monday Purja arrived at the advance base camp of the 8,201-metre (26,906-feet) Cho Oyu, ready for the final ...
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Google has dedicated a doodle to celebrate the 80th birth anniversary of Junko Tabei, the first woman to reach the summit of Everest. Here are some details about the historic ascent completed on 16 May 1975.  Junko Tabei, a former teacher from Tokyo, formed part of the first ever female expedition to Everest. Con...
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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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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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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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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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Hiện nay, để phòng tránh rủi ro hay là bảo về chính mình, chính tài sản của mình thì rất nhiều người tìm đến và sự dụng bảo hiểm, hay bảo hiểm nhân thọ. Tuy nhiên, trong số đó lại có rất ít người biết chính bảo hiểm cũng có thể như vay tín chấp theo lương có thể vay tiền tiêu dùng tại các ngân hàng hiện nay. Hầu hết, bảo hi...
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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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Hiện nay, hình thức vay vốn cá nhân tại các ngân hàng đang được rất nhiều khách hàng ưa chuộng và hướng đến sử dụng. Khi đi vay, một số vấn đề mà khách hàng thường hay thắc mắc như là lãi suất cho vay là bao nhiêu? Nên vay theo hình thức Vay vốn ngân hàng lãi suất thấp hay không cần thế chấp? Câu trả lời là hình thức vay...
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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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Nirmal Purja says hardest part of his record-breaking feat was solving a diplomatic impasse with China.  Nirmal ‘Nims’ Purja stands at the summit of Gasherbrum II on 29 October, completing his record-breaking speed-climbing feat. Photograph: Nirmal Nims Purja - Bremont Pr/AFP via Getty Images irmal “Nims” Purja’s ...
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On El Capitan in Yosemite Austria’s Barbara Zangerl and South Tyrol’s Jacopo Larcher have made a free ascent of The Nose, the most famous big wall in the world.  A few days after Belgian climber Sébastien Berthe, Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher have now also made a free ascent of The Nose on El Capitan. The tw...
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This article first appeared on http://thehimalayantimes.com. The original can be read here. With the onset of the winter season, the Department of Tourism (DoT) has issued expedition permits to 27 members from five teams so far.  Source: http://www.kimkim.com The department had issued expedition permits for f...
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This article first appeared on http://thehimalayantimes.com. The original can be read here. At least four Nepali climbers have successfully scaled the highest peak in South America expressing their commitment to make the ‘Visit Nepal-2020’ campaign a success.  Climbers on top of the summit of Mount Aconcagua. Photo ...
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This article first appeared on http://explorersweb.com. The original can be read here. By Angela Benavides Mountaineering heavyweight Simone Moro has announced his winter 8,000m plans. In mid-December, he and partner Tamara Lunger will return to the Karakorum to climb Gasherbrum I, also known as Hidden Peak. From the ...
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This article first appeared on http://www.telegraph.co.uk. The original can be read here. A five-year-old boy is on the verge of achieving a spectacular new world record - after climbing the equivalent height of Mount Everest in just six months.  Charlie Batham at the peak of Whernside in the Yorkshire Dales CREDIT:...
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This article first appeared on http://thehimalayantimes.com. The original can be read here. At least two Sherpa climbers have successfully scaled Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa, promoting the ‘Visit Nepal-2020’ campaign.  Ngima Lama Sherpa of Adventure Small World Treks & Expeditions and Pasang Sherpa...
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This article first appeared on http://www.planetmountain.com. The original can be read here. Info: lydiabradey.com The short film about Lydia Bradey, the mountaineer from New Zealand who in 1988 became the first woman to climb Mount Everest without supplementary oxygen.  Photo by Coughing Spider/ Geoff Tvrdeich ...
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This article first appeared on http://www.reuters.com. The original can be read here. by Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Having scaled Africa’s highest mountain during the offseason, former world number one Garbine Muguruza hopes to reach new heights at the Australian Open after suffering a tumble down the world rank...
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Blog by Vitaly Lazo

Dream and see yourself on top of one of the highest mountains of the planet? Want to take part in a real extreme movie? You are in a hand’s width from realizing this desire! Famous climbers Vitaliy Lazo and Anton Pugovkin are ready to invite you to join the expedition to the 8-thousander in the summer of 2020 and take part ...
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This article first appeared on https://explorersweb.com/. The original can be read here. by Angela Benavides In a brief report today, Denis Urubko cited “very hard conditions” on Broad Peak. Coming from him, this surely means it’s hell. Indeed, Urubko, Don Bowie and Lotta Hintsa have endured a lot of wind and snow on ...
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This article first appeared on http://explorersweb.com. The original can be read here. By Angela Benavides Two months ago, it seemed that K2 would be busier than ever this winter. But the main players still hesitate for a variety of reasons.  K2 at dawn. Photo: MingmaG Imagine Nepal’s Mingma G (complete name...
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Blog by IMAF Adventure Fourm

1. BELIEVE IN YOUR DREAMS If you got to do it, you got to take the first step. Go, tell it to someone you trust, find a friend who shares the passion, reach out to the local adventure clubs and register. The more you start mingling with like-minded people, the sooner you’ll initiate. And, don’t worry your first peak need...
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Blog by Anna Bulanova

Carstensz Pyramid or as the locals call it, Puncak Jaya, is one of the most intriguing mountains of all the 7 summits. Situated in the west of the central highland Jayawijaya in West Papua, it attracts only the most curious alpinists. Since geographically Puncak Jaya is part of Oceania, many people consider it as the highes...
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This article first appeared on http://www.welovecycling.com. The original can be read here. by Frantiska Blazkova Although Göran Kropp left us when he was only 35, he managed to accomplish amazing things that most of us can only dream of. Göran’s fascination with mountain climbing allegedly started as early as 1972, w...
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This article first appeared on http://saskatoon.ctvnews.ca. The original can be read here. Logan Foth took on an internet challenge that saw him climbing as high as the infamous Mount Everest from the comfort of a Saskatoon gym.    Logan Foth works toward his goal of climbing the height of Mount Everest on a Jacobs ...
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The Associated Press Pakistans military launched a helicopter evacuation of a Canadian and a Finnish mountain climbers who were stranded on a peak in the countrys north, according to the Alpine Club of Pakistan.  Inter Services Public Relations via AP The two climbers -- Donald Allen Bowie of Canada and Lotta H...
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This article first appeared on https://explorersweb.com/. The original can be read here. by Angela Benavides Update: Denis Urubko was originally determined not to waste the next weather window and head for the summit directly from BC. But today, January 24, he admitted that the route wasn’t quite ready and they need t...
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