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Kami Rita Sherpa made 22 successful ascents of Mt. Everest

This morning 8:30 AM Kami Rita Sherpa made 22 successful ascents of Mt. Everest as a part of Seven Summit Treks Everest Expedition! 8:30AM on 16th, May 2018 (Nepal time), Kami Rita summited the higest peak Everest (8,848m) for 22 times and broke the world record titled “Most ascents of Everest - Male.” “Kami Rita being th...
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ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES FACED BY MOUNTAINS DURING THE 21st CENTURY

Will our grandchildren manage to see the Himalayas in their entire splendor? Take a moment to read and find out how climate change affects world’s mountains by modifying the mountain terrain beyond the recognition… Climate change dramatically influences mountains environment. Mountains have warmed up considerably for the...
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TOP-10 WORLD’S MOST FAMOUS SUMMIT COLLECTIONS

It is believed that collectionism is the first sign of insanity. You will agree that whose spending their time and money to collect conquered peaks instead of buying stamps or cards may seem weird. Especially it may seem weird for the fact that the gathering of this kind of "collection" is often associated with serious life...
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Blog by Sergey Kofanov

WHAT IS MOUNTAIN SICKNESS AND HOW TO FACE IT

I experienced mountain sickness for the first time when I was 18 years old, during my first training camp in Tien Shan, near Almaty (Kazakhstan). It was my first climb and the altitude was about 4000 meters. The summit has an unpronounceable name: Manshuk-Mametova. Sickness, nose bleeding, diarrhea accompanied me and it all...
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Blog by Luba Pershina

TOP-5 GUIDED CLIMBS IN ECUADOR - TIME, BUDGET, SCHEDULE AND OTHER ASPECTS YOU MUST KNOW

Ecuador is located in the equatorial part of South America and is limited on the north by Colombia, on east and south by Peru and its western part is limited by the Pacific Ocean. Ecuador in Spanish means "equator". The equator line runs 25 kilometres on north from Quito, the capital of the country, at an altitude of 3,000 ...
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Blog by Luba Pershina

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW TO CLIMB MOUNT ACONCAGUA SAFELY

Aconcagua is also translated with the name of the Guard Stone. And it is, indeed, the closest meaning matching the reality, because often there is very little snow on the mountain, everything is blown away by a hurricane wind and rock walls are inaccessibly suppressed. The western side of Aconcagua is a shear wall, formed b...
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Top 10 Best Climbing and Hiking Routes of the Upcoming Season

While wondering where to go this summer, the largest community of opinion leaders Mountainplanet.com completed the task for you and combined the best routes into one list. Read, choose, and pack your luggage! Did you start to plan your summer? We suggest you to check this list, containing the advice of Mountainplanet.com...
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Blog by Anastasia Pivnyuk

Secrets kept by mountains of Puna de Atacama

In 1999, three children mummified bodies were found on the summit of the Llullaillaco volcano, in the West Cordillera of the Andes, between the border of Chile and Argentina: one 4 to 5 years old boy and two girls, each 5 and 13 years old. Copyright: Constanza Ceruti Inca priests sacrificed three children to the g...
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Blog by Sergey Kofanov

Man scales Trump Tower

Police pull guy into window who was climbing Trump Tower
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Blog by Charles Nimmo

7 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT HYPOXIA

‘Unusual causes of low blood-oxygen levels, and coping strategies, learnt from conducting simulated altitude training.’   INTRODUCTION. Those who engage in mountain pursuits do it for a variety of reasons, some wish to push the limits of human performance by climbing a 7000m peak without bottled oxygen, and others have...
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Blog by Sergey Kofanov

FIVE SECRET WAYS TO REDUCE THE COST OF YOUR NEXT MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE

Bright impressions are always expected from your trip to the mountains. While in the mountains, people are looking for themself, someone is expecting to meet interesting people, someone is in search of adventure, and others just want to immerse themself into mountain silence and clean air. But there is also another aspect. ...
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Blog by Luba Pershina

Аргентинская Патагония

В Аргентине, как признаются сами аргентинцы, нет древней культуры, но есть Буэнос Айрес, танго и гаучо!  И есть веселые и добрые люди. А еще в Аргентине есть живописнейший  и суровый, но срывающий крышу своей красотой край - Патагония. Это гигантская территория, на которой есть горы, степи, льды и озера, моря, дороги и гор...
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Blog by Emanuel Rocha

Safety on the Mountain

  Climbing, besides being great exercise in the open air, is a sport which requires much physical, psychological adnd mental effort, as well as temperance, decision and maximum responsibility to be in charge of our acts, and learning to recognize and respect our own limits.   The mountain is a very demanding environment wh...
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Blog by Kenneth Mendez Zumbado

Mountain Encyclopedia

Mountain Encyclopedia This is a database on my Wordpress blog, with a list with +2000 mountains in the world. I am continuously updating the list. There you can see:  Worlds Highest Mountains (Above Sea Level)  https://mountainencyclopedia.wordpress.com/2018/04/24/montanas-mas-altas-del-mundo/ Most prominent mo...
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