Climbers

Seven climbers killed in the Alps

The climbers in Austria fell around 300 metres onto a glacier near the town of Krimml, according to Egbert Ritter, a trauma surgeon in a Salzburg hospital.

Aug 28, 2017, 10:52 AM IST

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Apr 27, 2015, 21:28 PM IST

Climbers tweet updates as avalanches continue on Everest slopes

Even as a Nepal tourism ministry official on Sunday declared a toll of 18 climbers on Mount Everest after Saturday`s 7.9-magnitude earthquake, climbers in the area tweeted updates about the prevailing conditions around their respective base camps.

Apr 26, 2015, 18:46 PM IST

Three climbers die after 800-metre fall from Mont Blanc

Two climbers and their guide have fallen 800 metres to their death in the Mont Blanc range, police said today, the latest in a series of tragedies on Europe`s highest mountain.

Aug 18, 2014, 13:48 PM IST

Five climbers die on France`s Mont Blanc: Source

The bodies of five climbers were found on Wednesday on France`s Mont Blanc, Europe`s highest mountain, a source close to the investigation told AFP.

Aug 13, 2014, 16:55 PM IST

Climbers back on Everest after avalanche disaster

Two foreign mountaineers have returned to Everest after a deadly avalanche effectively ended the climbing season, flying by helicopter partway up the peak before starting their ascents, an official said Tuesday. 

May 13, 2014, 18:02 PM IST

Nepal tourism assures support to foreign climbers, no halting despite deadly disaster

Nepal today said expeditions to Mount Everest have not been halted despite the worst disaster that killed 16 Sherpas and assured foreign climbers that it will provide all support in mountaineering on the world`s highest peak.

Apr 30, 2014, 18:14 PM IST

Pak tourism to affect badly after 10 climbers killed

Pakistan on Monday suspended expeditions on its second-highest peak and evacuated climbers after Islamist gunmen shot dead 10 foreign trekkers, braced for the collapse of its tiny tourist industry

Jun 25, 2013, 00:11 AM IST

UAE women students climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Nine students from the Abu Dhabi Women`s College have returned from Tanzania following a successful trip to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the world`s fourth highest mountain.

May 11, 2013, 22:20 PM IST

Climbers killed by UK avalanche `fell 1,000 feet`

A mountain rescuer says the four climbers who died in an avalanche in the Scotland Highlands fell around 1,000 feet (300 meters) and ended up buried in thick snow.

Jan 21, 2013, 12:51 PM IST

Four climbers die in Scottish Highlands avalanche

The victims were in a group of six climbers; three men and three women, who were at Glencoe yesterday.

Jan 20, 2013, 10:10 AM IST

Nepal avalanche tragedy toll rises to12

Rescue helicopters on Monday made sorties over lofty Nepal peaks to search for the climbers.

Sep 24, 2012, 15:44 PM IST

Mont Blanc avalanche: Two more climbers die

Two more climbers have died on Mont Blanc following the deaths of nine people last week in a massive avalanche.

Jul 15, 2012, 21:27 PM IST

French Alps avalanche near Mont Blanc kills nine

An avalanche near Chamonix in the French Alps killed at least nine foreigner trekkers.

Jul 12, 2012, 17:44 PM IST

5 climbers killed on `deadly day` in Swiss Alps

Five mountain climbers were
killed in three separate incidents in the Swiss Alps.

Jul 15, 2011, 23:08 PM IST