Archive for 'Mountaineering News'
Hello, this is Billi’s robot in Kathmandu posting on Billi’s behalf. Billi is very busy chasing men around Everest Base Camp asking them questions, including the guy in the red jacket above. You can listen to the short interview here on World Radio Switzerland.
Article about the Spanish rescue on Lhotse in spring 2011
A lot happened in Kathmandu last week, hence the silence on my website. However, one of the sad events was the death of Mick Parker, a fine Australian climber and friend of mine. Mick, together with British mountaineer Roland Hunter, had just come back from a successful trip to Makalu, which at 8,485 is the [...]
With more trekkers descending on the Everest region of Nepal, a new amazing trek along the Great Himalayan Range is being explored. http://www.nepalitimes.com.np/issue/2008/11/28/Nation/15405
An overview of the 2008 autumn season and a quick summary of groundbreaking new records on the mountains of the Himalaya. http://www.nepalitimes.com.np/issue/2009/03/6/ADVENTURETOURISM/15736
In spring 2008, Spanish climber Inaki Ochoa de Olza died of high altitude sickness on Annapurna, the tenth highest mountain in the world. http://www.nepalitimes.com.np/issue/2008/06/13/Leisure/14935
In 2008, the Chinese government closed the north side of Mount Everest in Tibet due to its bid to take the Olympic torch to the top of the world. This caused a problem for many other teams. http://www.nepalitimes.com.np/issue/393/Nation/14645
Mountaineers give an insight on how climate change has affected climbing routes in the Himalaya http://www.nepalitimes.com.np/issue/371/ClimateChange/14087
Three American extreme skiers set out on an amazing journey that took them to several gigantic peaks in the Himalaya. http://www.mountainreport.ch/eng/2/2_nangpa.php
An article giving insight into the high death toll on the north side of Everest in 2006. Read this article on the National Geographic Adventure Magazine website.
British adventurer Bear Grylls takes his paraglider to new heights and flies higher than the top of the world. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/6666889.stm
Swiss climber Ueli Steck is set to climb a new route on the treacherous south face of Annapurna http://www.swissinfo.org/eng/feature/detail/Swiss_attempts_new_route_on_Annapurna_I.html?siteSect=108&sid=7776856&cKey=1178120151000
A Sherpa survives night near the top of the world. Read the full article in the Nepali Times.
In spring 2005, two Iranian women became the first Muslim female climbers to reach the top of Mount Everest. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2005/may/26/everest.iran