On 15th May 2019 Kami Rita Sherpa broke his own record of scaling the summit of Mt. Everest for 22 times. It was his 23rd time on 15th May. He already broke the records by Apa Sherpa and Phurba Tashi Sherpa who had made the ascent for 21 times and are already retired from mountaineering. Continue reading
Kathmandu – Finnish rock band Ancara and sign-language rapper Signmark performed in the foothills of Mount Everest over the weekend to raise funds for a music school for children with hearing disabilities. Continue reading
Nobukazu Kuriki, a Japanese mountaineer, pushing hard to be the first person to ascend Mount Everest since the April earthquake in Nepal. He, according to his Facebook post, had reached the South Col between Everest and Lhotse at late Tuesday night.
A Cumbrian climber who was leading an expedition on Everest when the earthquakes hit Nepal in April is training to complete 3 extreme sports challenges in the Lake District back to back to raise money for the rebuilding of the country. Continue reading
Google launched a virtual tour of Nepal’s Everest region today, allowing armchair tourists a rare glimpse of life in one of the toughest and most inaccessible places on earth.
The Street View project takes viewers into the heart of the Sagarmatha national park, home to the world’s highest mountain, where icy blue rivers run below snow-capped peaks, monks play traditional music and yak-herders n Continue reading
Kathmandu – Nepal cuts Mount Everest climbing rates.The cost of climbing Mount Everest on its Nepal side has been cut by more than half in a bid to tempt back visitors. Numbers have fallen after a number of fatalities and an unprecedented shutdown of Everest, after Sherpa guides refused to climb it in the wake of an avalanche. Nepal has introduced new safety measures but some mountaineers fear that Everest is already too overcrowded during climbing season. Continue reading
They are staying in four hotel resorts in the Gokyo area near the world’s tallest peak, which has been battered by heavy snowfall following freak rains in the last 24 hours, police officer Chandra Dev Rai said from Salleri, the nearest town Continue reading
LONDON, May 13 : Mount Everest climbers from around the globe will be honored in Barcelona, Spain on the occasion of Nepal Promotion Day jointly organized by Nepali Embassy in France, Non- Resident Nepalese Association Spain and Nepali Consulate in Barcelona.
According to Nepali Ambassador to France Mohan Krishna Shrestha, on the occasion some four dozens Spanish Everest climbers will be honored amidst a function on June 6. Continue reading
KATHMANDU: A veteran Mexican climber was confirmed on Thursday as the first person to climb Everest from both sides of the mountain in the same season.
David Liano Gonzalez, 33, reached the top of Everest on May 11 from the south side, and days later started his second successful ascent of the world’s highest mountain from the north side.Gonzalez, who says he has now climbed Everest five times in total, was awarded the official record certificate from Guinness World Records at a ceremony in the Nepal capital on Thursday. Continue Reading→
KATHMANDU, May 29: The government on Wednesday awarded Everest Diamond Jubilee medals to record-setting Everest summiteers to mark the 60th anniversary of the first ascent of the world´s tallest mountain.
Khil Raj Regmi, chairman of the interim election government, awarded the medals to 40 national and international climbers. Nepal has been celebrating the diamond jubilee of the first ascent of Mt Everest by organizing series of programs in Kathmandu and Khumbu Region from May 26-29. Continue Reading→