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Sherpas won`t abandon Everest Climbing season : Mountaineering officials

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 19:27

Nepalese mountaineering officials on Wednesday denied that sherpa guides on Mount Everest plan to abandon this year`s climbing season out of respect for 16 colleagues killed in an avalanche last week.

Czech mountaineer Zdenek Hruby dies in Pakistan`s Karakoram

Last Updated: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 18:51

Czech Mountaineering Federation head Zdenek Hruby has died while climbing Gasherbrum I, an 8,068-metre (26,469-foot) peak in the northern Pakistani Karakoram range, the federation said.

Nepal to keep closer eye on Everest expeditions

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 22:30

Nepal`s Tourism Ministry said it plans to exercise tighter control of climbers scaling Mount Everest to make sure they keep the world`s highest peak clean.

Four Spanish climbers missing in northern Pakistan

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 16:14

Four Spanish mountaineers were listed as missing in Gilgit-Baltistan in northern Pakistan, days after three Iranian climbers were lost in the same region.

Three West Bengal mountaineers traced in Nepal

Last Updated: Friday, May 24, 2013, 22:22

Three mountaineers from West Bengal, missing for the last two days during an expedition to Mount Dhaulagiri in Nepal, were traced.

Japanese octogenarian becomes oldest person to scale Everest

Last Updated: Thursday, May 23, 2013, 20:28

An 80-year-old Japanese national set a new world record by becoming the oldest climber to reach the summit of Mount Everest.

Double whammy for Pune mountaineers

Last Updated: Friday, May 17, 2013, 18:52

A team of mountaineers from Pune conquered the world`s tallest peak Mt. Everest and Mt. Lhotse, the world`s fourth highest, early Friday, an official said.

SSB expedition all set to climb Mount Everest

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2013, 22:25

A mountaineering expedition by a team of Sashastra Seema Bal personnel will attempt to scale Mount Everest, coinciding with the diamond jubilee of the first ascent of the world`s highest peak.

Chances of finding Polish climbers in Pakistan fade

Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 14:14

A team of four Polish mountaineers completed the first winter ascent of the peak on Tuesday.

Jharkhand climbers scale Mt. Everest

Last Updated: Friday, June 08, 2012, 17:47

Three climbers from Jharkhand, mentored by the legendary Bachendri Pal, have become the latest to scale the Mt. Everest peak.

Spaniard dies after reaching Everest`s summit

Last Updated: Thursday, May 24, 2012, 15:05

The family of the Barcelona-born climber decided to let Juan Jose Polo Carbayo`s body remain on the mountain.

Women mountaineering expedition flagged off

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 15:38

Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday flagged off a women mountaineering expedition to scale the Indrahar Pass situated at 14,500 ft in Himachal Pradesh.