Three foreign mountaineers killed in Himalayas

 Two European climbers have been swept away by an avalanche while a veteran Japanese mountaineer fell to his death in a separate incident in the Himalayas, officials here said today.

Indian Mountaineering Foundation organises Climbathan 2014

To provide a new dimension to mountaineering in the country, Indian Mountaineering Foundation has embarked on a unique project -- Climbathan 2014 -- in and around Bara Shigree glacier in Himachal Pradesh.

First Pakistani team of mountaineers summit K2 peak

The first-ever team of Pakistani climbers have reached the top of the world`s second tallest mountain, K2, to mark 60 years since it was first scaled.

British man among three mountaineers killed in landslide in Himachal

Three mountaineers including a British national have been killed in a landslide here.

Mountaineers to climb Mt Kilimanjaro for Mandela`s birthday

A three-member team of mountaineers on Sunday began their ascent to Africa`s highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro, aiming to reach the summit on the birthday of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela on July 18.

Mountaineers awarded in Meghalaya

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki on Monday announced a cash award of Rs one lakh each to 13 members of the expedition which scaled 6488 metre Mt Gorichen, the highest peak of the eastern Himalayas.

Two teams from Pune scale Everest

A dozen mountaineers from Maharashtra reached the summit of Mount Everest, the world`s highest mountain at 8,848-metres.

Civilian team from Pune leaves for Mt Everest expedition

In a first of sorts, a 20-member all civilian team of mountaineers has left the city to scale Mount Everest, the world`s highest summit, embarking on an ambitious 70-day expedition.

Six mountaineers die in French Alps

The six mountaineers appeared to have died in an avalanche of snow and stones.