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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 14:14
A team of four Polish mountaineers completed the first winter ascent of the peak on Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
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