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Sunday, May 19, 2013
Samina Baig became the first Pakistani woman to scale Mt. Everest on Sunday morning. She did so in the company of Indian twin sisters, among others. After scaling the peak, the trio hoisted...
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Kumar Iyengar on how he made it to the summit of Gokyo Ri just in time to catch a breathtaking view.
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Friday, April 26, 2013
City mountaineer Ali Razvi will attempt to scale Mt. Bhagirath-II (6,512 m), the second highest peak in the Gangothri range, between May 25 and June 15, along with 14 others
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March 26, 2013
Thrown off a moving train, leg amputated, former national-level volleyball player Arunima Sinha is ready to climb Everest on an artificial limb
January 21, 2013
Neha Bhatnagar talks about conquering the Everest
December 17, 2012
To mark International Mountain Day, the Lal Bahadur Mountaineering Institute (LMI) and Ramanashree Udaya Education Society held a State-level seminar on ‘Adventure and environment’ here on Saturda...
August 21, 2012
It’s more a mind game than physical strength -- says Nivedita Choudhary, Air Force officer and mountaineer who continues to eye new heights to scale
August 2, 2012
How safe are the high altitude climbs that are frequently organised by adventure clubs in Hyderabad? Is proper training and planning done before embarking on risky climbs? Are the enthusiasts, who...
July 24, 2012
Four bikers from Coimbatore and Tirupur recall their experiences in the ninth Himalayan Odyssey »
June 20, 2012
Ali Razvi makes it to Europe’s highest peak Mt. Elbrus
April 5, 2012
Pranay Bordoloi, first Assamese selected for expedition »
May 31, 2011
A 12-member team from the city that trekked to Everest Base Camp, share their experiences »
May 11, 2011
An official says a Nepalese Sherpa guide has broken his own record for most climbs of Mount Everest by scaling the world’s tallest peak for the 21st time. Apa reached the 29,035-foot...
February 25, 2013
A Nepalese woman mountaineer has been recognised by the Guinness World Records for climbing Mount Everest twice in the same climbing season. Nepal’s Tourism Minister Posta Bahadur Bogati ha...
December 28, 2012
THE HIMALAYAS An impulsive trip throws up sights of a furiously fast brown-blue Ganges, steep climbs and unforgettable views of countless snow-capped peaks. ANUSHA PARTHASARATHY on the five-day journey
November 17, 2012
S. Sidharth chose to trek alone to Vellingiri Temple on Friday to mark his birthday
August 11, 2012
Shyam G. Menon remembers Roger Payne who helped realise what seems an impossible task even now: a joint Indo-Pak climbing expedition. »
July 28, 2012
On August 1, 1912, the first cogwheel train clambered up the Jungfraujoch in Switzerland. K.V. Krishnan celebrates the centennial with a thrilling ride to the top. »
July 7, 2012
Bangladesh’s new identity has a lot to do with women.
June 9, 2012
The expedition took off on March 25 from Jiri in Nepal and after an arduous journey of two months the triumvirate finally climbed the peak on May 26. »
August 27, 2011
Binita Soren and Sheelarani Mahato, who hail from Jharkhand, have become the first women mountaineers to climb Mt. Saser Kangri IV in the Eastern Karakoram Range of Himalayas in Ladakh. <...
May 30, 2011
Record Mount Everest climber Apa Sherpa said will not climb the world’s highest peak again, local media reported Monday. “I have declared that from now onward, I won’t clim...
May 26, 2010
“I do not for a moment say”, wrote the British alpinist Clinton Dent in 1885, “that it would be wise to climb Mt. Everest, but I most firmly believe it is humanly possible...
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