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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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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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                       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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On 13th July 2018, around 8:15am, Pemba Sherpa disappeared down a crevasse above Camp-I (around 5750m). He was on his way back from the summit of Saser Kangri IV (7416m) with four other climbers.  Between 13th July and 15th July, efforts by the team members and Sherpas proved fruitless. The leader of this expedit...
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This article first appeared on ExplorersWeb. The original can be read here. Every spring, Lhakpa Sherpa takes time off from her day job at a Whole Foods store in Hartford, Connecticut to climb the world’s highest peak. Last May 16, she completed her 9th climb of Mount Everest, breaking the record for the most summits by ...
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“Cholitas” are Bolivian women with indigenous heritage known for their colorful attire, round top hats and ornate earrings. In the world’s highest capital city of La Paz, Bolivia, 11 Cholitas are on a mission to overcome sexism and discriminatory attitudes and climb mountains in their traditional garb.  Led by Ji...
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The frozen body of a Russian climber who went missing 31 years ago on Europe’s highest mountain has been found. Elena Bazykina reportedly looked like a “wax doll” as her body was pulled from Mount Elbrus in southern Russia.   The mountaineer was 36 when she died alongside another six of her friends after they were hit by...
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The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has decided to take stern action against a Kathmandu-based trekking agency and its representatives for their involvement in forging government seal and signature to prepare a fake climbing permit for Mt Everest expedition last spring season.  Climbers heading to the h...
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It seems there’s nothing this pair can’t do! A few weeks ago neither Barbara Zangerl nor Jacopo Larcher had climbed a single route on the North Face of the Eiger. Now they’ve climbed a full three, including Odyssee, the hardest free route on the Alps’ most famous face at 8a+ (5.13c). Their four-day, ground-up ascent of O...
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This article first appeared on ExplorersWeb. The original can be read here. Thirteen has proven an unlucky number for Carlos Soria. With 12 of the world’s 14 8,000m peaks already accomplished, only Dhaulagiri and Shishapangma remain to complete the set. Dhaulagiri, in particular, has stubbornly resisted the Spanish mount...
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Russian alpinists Vitaly Lazo and Anton Pugovkin announce the start of “Death Zone Freeride” project. The goal is: to ascent 5 highest mountains of the world with no supplement oxygen, and to descent skiing. They are Manaslu, Annapurna, Nanga Parbat, Everest, K2. This is a non-commercial project, aimed to promote...
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Melissa Arnot Reid is an American climber. She has scaled Mount Everest six times. Watch an interesting movie where curious kids meet her and ask questions.  Source: http://www.youtube.com/hihokids  
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A 52-year-old alpinist from Chile today said he planned to climb two mountains above 8,000 metres in a single season this autumn. Talking to mediapersons here, Hernan Leal, who became the first South American to successfully climb Mt Everest and Mt Lhotse in a single season last spring, said he would attempt to climb Mt ...
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More than 200 foreign climbers, along with their high attitude workers, are set to attempt to climb Mt Manaslu, the world’s eighth highest peak, this autumn. According to the Department of Tourism under the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, the DoT has issued climbing permits to 108 foreign climbers of 12 ...
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Hundreds of foreign climbers and their support staffers have been stranded on the world’s eighth highest peak in western Nepal after expedition handling agencies failed to supply necessary logistics, including foodstuff to the Mt Manaslu region. Expedition handling agencies said they failed to charter helicopters to ferr...
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A Chinese climber was injured after a fellow climber reportedly attacked him with crampons at Camp II on Mt Manaslu. According to eyewitnesses, the fight broke out between two Chinese climbers on Wednesday following a heated debate over their previous businesses in China. “A group of Chinese climbers were seen yelling at...
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Mont Blanc is to impose "permanent restrictions" on climbing Western Europes highest mountain via its busiest route in an attempt to reduce death and bottlenecks on the perilous final ascent. Starting next summer, the number of hikers allowed to tackle the Royal Route to the mountain’s 15,780ft peak, used by three quarte...
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This article first appeared on Explorersweb.com. The original can be read here. American ski mountaineers Hilaree Nelson and Jim Morrison are currently on the lower slopes of Everest preparing to ski the Lhotse Couloir: the so-called Dream Line.  Photo credit: Nick Kalisz (https://www.outsideonline.com) From th...
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In an unique adventure sports initiative, a group of blind and able-bodied climbers from India and Israel have scaled Africas tallest peak, Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, an organiser said here on Monday. The climb between September 8-14 was billed as Indias first Inclusive Climb. It included two blind climbers from India ...
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Two American climbers set a world record becoming the first people to make a successful ski descent from the summit of the world’s fourth highest mountain in the autumn climbing season. Renowned ski mountaineers — James White Morrison and Hilaree Nelson — made a ski descent from the top of Mt Lhotse after reaching the su...
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This article first appeared on Explorersweb.com. The original can be read here. “It’s over – the mountain is impossible to deal with,” reported Carlos Soria from Dhaulagiri BC on Monday. “The Polish team is leaving today; Kari Kobler’s will follow tomorrow,” he added. “A Japanese climber and three Sherpas are retreati...
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At least 120 foreign climbers along with more than 100 climbing Sherpas successfully scaled the world’s eighth highest peak in western Nepal in the autumn climbing season, according to expedition organisers. Chang Dawa Sherpa, Expeditions director at Seven Summit Treks shared that at least 69 climbers including 38 foreig...
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"Three seconds earlier we would all certainly have been killed. I have never come so close to losing my son," Sir Richard said. Sir Richard Branson was "seconds away from certain death" after nearly being caught in a rockfall on Mont Blanc. The billionaire businessman, 68, was climbing with his son Sam when rocks "the...
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Alpinists Vitaliy Lazo and Anton Pugovkin made a difficult decision to cancel freeride from Annapurna project due to complex avalanche situation. “There are a lot of snow droppings on the slope, — report alpinists. — Avalanches are constant, and the probability get under is very high with no chances to escape aft...
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A group of amputee-athletes successfully summited Cotopaxi, a 19,347-foot tall, heavily glaciated stratovolcano thats also Ecuadors second highest mountain.  Its one of the most famous — and challenging — peaks in the South American climbing circuit.   The expedition is part of the Range of Motion Project (ROM...
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