Blog by Daily Mountain

Ten days after strangling a mountain lion to death in self-defense, Travis Kauffman, 31, made his first public appearance in good spirits, wearing the same jacket from the day of the incident at a limited access press conference Thursday. Kauffman was attacked by a juvenile mountain lion while trail running in the Horset...
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Kim Hong-bin is the only foreign mountaineer who was given a permit for Annapurna this spring. “The man without fingers” (as he is called sometimes) is going to scale his twelfth eight-thousander. However, that does not mean that a 53-year-old Korean will be traveling alone. He probably has a big base camp support team and ...
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The seemingly superhuman climber and the Oscar-winning actor-musician have struck an unlikely friendship, and they invited The Hollywood Reporter to join a recent wall session: "Im getting my ass kicked, which is great." Alex Honnold, star of the Oscar-contending doc Free Solo, is perched precariously halfway up an 85-fo...
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Ok, we talked about movies about a week ago. Lets pass over to books about climbing and climbers, about how it is — to be brave and move ahead. Some of them still cause a lot of dispute. Please share your opinion, maybe itll be quite the opposite. Dont forget to tell us what other climbing books you know — were keen on read...
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To reach the top of a sea stack you must overcome ferocious seas and towering rock walls – it’s no wonder Iain Miller is one of the few people to do it. Iain Miller is a full-time professional sea stack climber who spends his days guiding visitors from all over the world up and down the giant rock towers that line the wa...
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A Chinese female climber along with three climbing Sherpas successfully scaled Mt Makalu (8,463m) becoming the season’s first team to summit the world’s fifth highest peak without supplemental oxygen this morning. Gao Xiao-Dan reached the summit point at around 9:00 am without oxygen support after her team found a clear wi...
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Blog by Pradip Tamang

The Everest Base Camp trek, a very world famous mountain trek, starts after 35 minutes of scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. We follow the Dudh Kosi River valley which climbs up to the Sherpa capital of Namche, a bustling market that is a junction for trekkers, the local Sherpa and Expeditions en route to the mighty Mt....
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Montannah Kenney, 7, has become the youngest girl to reach the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro. The girl, who lost her father at the age of 3, wanted to climb Kilimanjaro as a way to get closer to him, her mother said. Weather conditions were among the worst in 10 years during the climb, adding to the challenge. For a chance t...
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Son of mountaineer Frank Smythe tells how his father spotted the remains – but decided he had to keep quiet. Tony Smythe knew he might find secrets when he came to write a book about his father, the 1930s Everest pioneer Frank Smythe. But he hadnt anticipated they might include Franks discovery of George Mallorys body in...
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Blog by Mountain Planet

The Mountain Planet project invites its followers to dive deep into the sea of mountains and get interesting information via cute images and graphs. Have a funny learning!!! 7 570 meters is Gangkar Punsum - the highest unclimbed mountain which is situated in Bhutan. Its also the 40th highest peak in the world; 38...
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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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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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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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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 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 Andy Mathas

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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Blog by subash gurung

                       BEYUL  KYIMOLUNG TSUM VALLEY Tsum valley is located at the right side of Nubri valley and both (Tsum and Nubri valley) are known as Manaslu region of Nepal.  Which is being closed to Tibetan boarder and people are influenced by Tibetan Buddhist religion. Tsum valley is probably the most beautiful v...
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A mountain guide from Darjeeling, Pemba Sherpa, has gone missing during his descent from the Saser Khangri peak in the Karakoram Range. Sherpa, a resident of Gandhi Road locality in the town, had gone for an expedition organised by the Mountaineers Association Krishnagar (MAK). He reportedly went missing on 13 July. Other ...
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During Mont Blanс ascent maidservant Marie Paradis suffered so much, that begged her companions “to throw her into the nearest crevasse to end her misery”. Nevertheless, she descended successfully and became the first woman on the highest Alps point (Y1808), and now you can find a street, named after Marie, in European o...
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This article first appeared on ExplorersWeb. The original can be read here. After 40 years and over 30 attempts by some of the world’s best alpinists, the North Ridge of Latok I has finally been climbed by Luka Stražar and Aleš Česen of Slovenia, and Tom Livingstone of the U.K. Latok I from Base Camp. How much would...
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