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Body of missing Mt Blanc climber found after 32 years

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 16:37

The body of a French climber who disappeared into a snowstorm in 1982 has been discovered on the slopes of Mont Blanc.

Andhra teen becomes youngest woman to scale Everest

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 16:13

In a historic feat for Indian mountaineering, 13-year-old Malavath Purna on Sunday became the youngest female climber to scale the Mount Everest.

Everest climbers will be asked to bring down waste

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 19:13

In a bid to clean Mt. Everest of waste accumulated over decades of climbing, the Nepal government has introduced a new provision -- effective the coming spring season -- according to which every climber will have to bring down at least eight kg of garbage to base camp while returning from the expedition, an official here said Monday.

British climber`s body found in Alps three decades on

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 18:52

The body of a British climber missing since 1979 has been found on the Matterhorn peak in the Swiss Alps, after emerging from melting ice, police said Tuesday.

Swedish climber falls to death on New Zealand peak

Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 10:38

A Swedish man who was climbing and skiing on New Zealand`s tallest mountain has fallen to his death.

Indian gems found in Alps may be given to French climber

Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 18:47

An unnamed young French alpinist, who stumbled on a chest of Indian jewels while climbing a glacier in the Alps, may be given possession of the treasure trove worth 205,000 pounds if nobody claims it.

Croatian climber`s body found 39 years after death

Last Updated: Sunday, September 01, 2013, 11:49

The Georgian government said Saturday that its mountain rescuers have found the body of Croatian climber Nenad Chulich, 39 years after he went missing in an avalanche on the Georgian Caucasus Mountain Ushba.

Polish climber dies on Oregon`s Mount Hood

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 09:07

A Polish military officer visiting the United States for training with a drone manufacturer fell about 1,000 feet (300 meters) to his death while recreationally climbing Oregon`s Mount Hood, authorities said.

British climber dies in Austrian Alps

Last Updated: Saturday, June 29, 2013, 19:30

A 42-year-old British climber died when he lost his balance and fell 200 metres in the Austrian Alps.

British mountaineer conquers Mt Everest for 11th time

Last Updated: Sunday, May 19, 2013, 19:23

British mountaineer Kenton Cool has conquered Mt Everest for a record-breaking 11th time. Everest is the second of three summits he is attempting to complete in one continuous climb over the course of 10 days.

Russian climber dies after falling from Everest

Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 17:18

Moscow: Russian mountain climber Alexei Bolotov died while attempting to climb Mount Everest, the world`s highest peak, the Russian Mountaineering Federation said.

Body of Japanese climber brought down from Everest

Last Updated: Monday, May 23, 2011, 18:54

Takashi Ozaki died on May 12 just several hundred feet from the summit, most likely from altitude sickness, a common cause of death at altitudes where oxygen levels are low and weather conditions extreme.