Blog by Alpine Ramble Treks

10 Days Everest base camp trek enthralls everyone as it is, in fact,  a trip of a lifetime. Everest base camp trek is one of the most popular and spectacular trekking destinations in the world, where you would want to be at least once in a lifetime.  It’s a trek to the base camp of world’s highest mountain which offers one ...
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Blog by Natasha Poletaeva

Even if you are an experienced alpinist, you cannot learn all the tips for climbing Everest beforehand. Read the answers to the “Shame Questions” that glossy guidebooks just don’t address. And for sure we cannot leave the “Garbage on Everest” problem without our attention. The situation is not as simple as it is presented ...
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Blog by Viktoriia Vitova

Горный гид Mountainplanet.com Виктория Витова за 14 дней прошла в одиночку 155,4 км вокруг Аннапурны с рюкзаком тяжелее 20-ти кг. Есть девушки в горных селеньях! Читайте подробный рассказ о том, как это было: дождь, сыпуха, собака и "внутренняя лошадь". Старт В 5.20 был ливень и старт. У меня что-то дофига ...
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Blog by Mount Adventure Holidays

One of the least travelled trekking destinations in the Eastern Nepal,  Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek offers the best trekking experience to the solitude lovers who love remoteness and peace. The prime highlight of the trek is of course the base camp of Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586 m), world’s third tallest peak after Mt. Everest and...
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Blog by Mountain Planet

Trekker is not a snail: you don’t need to carry your “home” with you (certainly you can, but it’s called “caravanning” and means different kind of activity). Mountain Planet experts compiled a list of most needful things when preparing to walking holidays. Chalk it and have some good days in the outdoors! 1. Make...
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Blog by Daily Mountain

After choosing from a short list of 58 notable climbs around the world, the 2018 Piolets d’Or jury bestowed the award on Zdeněk Hák and Marek Holeček (Czech Republic) for their ascent of Gasherbrum I’s southwest face, Kazuya Hiraide and Kenro Nakajima (Japan) for their ascent of the northeast face of Shispare, and Frédéric ...
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Blog by Viktoriia Vitova

Life is hard, but for guides its even worse. In this article we will tell the facts that isn’t that pleasant to talk about (otherwise tourists wont even dare to travel), but they are very common in average Nepal trekking. 1. Scary accommodation Scary, sometimes very dirty so-called "rooms" are offered as ac...
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Blog by Daily Mountain

Mountains are so numerous that MountainPlanet.com decided they should have their own alphabet. Well name the project MountainAlphabet and recall mountains from A to Z. Let’s start today with letter A! A... hmm... let us think a bit... It should be Aconcagua which attracts climbers from all over the world! Aconcagua is th...
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Blog by Daily Mountain

Alpinism has no age. When you are full of strength and ambition - you are young. Mountains have this magic that keeps the spirit. A 79-year-old woman from Tokyo Eiko Funahashi is planning to climb Everest this spring. This is her 4th attempt to scale the mountain. She’s got a chance to become the oldest woman on the world’...
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Blog by Daily Mountain

Kami Rita Sherpa (48) from Thame village of Solukhumbu district will attempt to climb the world’s highest mountain from Nepal side this spring. In case of success it will be his 22nd time on the summit. Moreover, woman climber Lhakpa Sherpa is going to ascend Everest from Tibet side for the 9th time. “I do climb mountain...
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Blog by Daily Mountain

Eight renowned mountaineers who have successfully climbed various mountains of the world including Mt Everest in 1978 are now in Nepal to mark the 40th anniversary of their summit. Amid a special ceremony organized here on Thursday, the heroes of mountain fraternity from various countries were honored by Minister for Cultu...
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Veteran Spanish mountaineer Carlos Soria (79) came to Nepal once again to climb Dhaulagiri for the eighth time. In 1998 he first attempted to summit the mountain but failed. Since then he has attempted six more times but was unable to make it to the top. In the spring of 2017 he reached the highest point (7800m probably), a...
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Blog by Daily Mountain

#MountainAlphabet is back and we’ve got the next letter – B! Mountains starting with B… There are some well-known, but we’ll take Mount Baker in the USA. Actually, it’s an active glaciated stratovolcano with the height of 3286 m.  So please meet Mr. or Ms. Baker! According to American mountaineers, Mount Baker is one of th...
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Blog by Daily Mountain

At least six climbers successfully stood atop the world’s fourth highest peak making the season’s first ascent of the mountains above 8,000m. Climber Mingma Gyalje Sherpa along with three fellow Sherpa and two Chinese climbers made it to the top of Mt Lhotse (8,516m) yesterday morning. “We are on Mt Lhotse summit now,” She...
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NASA’s widely publicized twin study—which compared astronaut Scott Kelly’s bodily functions to those of his earthbound identical twin brother—is getting a follow-up in one of the most forbidding environments on Earth. Two experienced mountaineers are in the middle of a month-long expedition to Mount Everest, while their twi...
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Blog by Xeenych Xeenych

For several years I have been drawing a map of Central Tien-Shan. The map contains climbed and unclimbed peaks, mountain passes and access routes along with other topographical data. The map is freely available to everyone at: https://nakarte.tk/#m=11/41.97889/77.55661&l=O/Mt/Wp Also there is a database of mountain pea...
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Blog by Daily Mountain

A Chinese climber, who lost both his legs to frostbite in 1975 during his first attempt to reach the summit of Mt Everest, has scripted a history on the roof of the world becoming the first double amputee climber to stand atop the world’s highest peak from Nepal side this morning. According to Mingma Gyalje Sherpa, Managin...
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Pakistani climber Muhammad Faheem Pasha is all set to scale Gasherbrum-II this summer. The 35-year-old climber will start his expedition on 16 June 2018 and is a part of a 13-member team of climbers attempting the eight-thousander. The team comprises of another Pakistani climber and 11 international climbers from Italy, Hun...
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Polish ski mountaineer Andrzej Bargiel is again heading to the world’s second highest mountain, K2, to try to become the first person to complete a ski descent. Climbers and ski-mountaineers have tried to descend K2 on skis in the past, often with fatal consequences. Italian Hans Kammerlander had planned an attempt in 2001...
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Chantel Astorga and Anne Gilbert Chase made made what is likely the first female ascent, and only the ninth ascent overall, of the Slovak Direct (5.9 X M6 WI6+, 9,000) on Denali (20,310). They summited June 5 after starting the climb June 2. Chase commented on an Instagram post that the route "took everything we had and ch...
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The highest unclimbed peak in the Gangotri Glacier Complex is now finally climbed. Malcolm Bass, Paul Figg and Guy Buckingham have made the first ascent of Janhukot (6805m) a remote, unclimbed peak at the upper end of the Gangotri Glacier (Garhwal Himalaya), via a technical route on the South West buttress leading to the el...
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Two mountaineers are trying to summit all 82 4,000 meter (13,123 foot) peaks in the Alps in 100 days, in odrer to raise awareness about climate change. Climbers Peter Sandahl (Sweden) and Danny Uhlmann (United States), have summited 35 4,000 m (13,123 ft) peaks since May 5, when Climb for Climate began. The duo has been cl...
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Austrian mountaineer Hansjörg Auer has completed a solitary ascent of Lupghar Sar West, a 7181 meter peak in the Karakoram, Pakistan.  What is really important: he is back safe and sound in base camp. After having acclimatised by spending 3 nights up to 6000 m on the SW Ridge of La Rochele, and after having checked out ...
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Korean climber Kim Migon summited the 8,125m Nanga Parbat in Pakistan on Monday.  Now he is the 7th Korean and the 41st mountaineer in the world to scale 14 highest peaks.  His expedition, consisting of Korean and Taiwanese climbers, set out from Islamabad on June 4 and arrived at the base camp of Nanga Parbat on June 7. ...
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Mountaineers Michael Gardner and Sam Hennessey successfully made the second ascent of Light Traveler on Denali’s southwest face. Sam Hennessey and Michael Gardner made the second ascent of Light Traveler (VI M7 WI6) on the southwest face of Denali. The route was first sent in 2001 by Stephen Koch and Marko Prezelj, who too...
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This article first appeared on ExplorersWeb. The original can be read here. Polish ski mountaineer Andrzej Bargiel has become the first person in history to ski down from the summit of the second highest mountain in the world. This follows a busy few days on K2, as 31 climbers summited on July 21. No word on whether Barg...
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Once again, basic use of an unmanned aerial vehicle saves someone’s life. Scottish mountaineer Rick Allen had been feared dead after falling and suffering from frostbite during a solo climb on Broad Peak in the Karakorum. It was only when Polish drone pilots Andrzej and Bartek Bargiel aerially spotted Allen and guided Sherp...
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Blog by Daily Mountain

Thirty-one mountaineers have ascended K2, the world’s second highest and most dangerous peak. The team includes mountaineers from China, Japan, Pakistan, Ireland, Mexico, Switzerland and Nepal among other countries. Mingma Gyabu Sherpa, Chhiji Norbu Sherpa, Dawa Gyaljen Sherpa, Lhakpa Temba Sherpa, Krishna Thapa Magar...
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