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Doorstep Of The Gods

Doorstep Of The Gods

Denouncing the confines of his home Michael Henry heads for a great Himalayan escape

14 May 2022
On Top Of The World: A Journey To The Upper Reaches Of The Everest

On Top Of The World: A Journey To The Upper Reaches Of The Everest

Even during the pandemic, Mount Everest continues to inspire people to scale it

11 May 2022

Indian Climber Dies While Trying To Scale Mount Kanchenjunga In Nepal

According to the preliminary report, the Indian climber died due to high altitude sickness, some 386 metre below the 8,586 metre high peak.

Does This Techie ‘Ever-Rest’?

Does This Techie ‘Ever-Rest’?

30-year-old software engineer Anurag Nallavelli recently scaled Dhaulagiri and Manaslu peaks without supplemental oxygen. He talks about his tryst with...

29 April 2022

Will Continue Trekking: Rescued Kerala Trekker

The 23-year-old youth was discharged from the district hospital here this morning as the doctors certified that his health condition was stable. However, they...

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11 December 2021
International Mountain Day: 10 Indians Who Scaled Mt Everest

International Mountain Day: 10 Indians Who Scaled Mt Everest

International Mountain Day 2021: The United Nations has designated December 11 to be marked as International Mountain Day to highlight the importance of...


05 November 2021
US: German Skier's Remains Believed To Be Found After 38 years

US: German Skier's Remains Believed To Be Found After 38 years

Rudi Moder disappeared in February 1983 after setting off on a two-to-three day ski tour of the Rocky Mountain National Park in the US state of Colorado.


01 October 2021
5 Indian Navy Mountaineers Go Missing As Avalanche Hits Uttarakhand

5 Indian Navy Mountaineers Go Missing As Avalanche Hits Uttarakhand

A rescue team from Uttarkashi-based Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM) led by its principal Colonel Amit Bisht has left for the avalanche-hit area in...


01 October 2021
Tashi And Nungshi Malik, India's 'Everest Twins', Conquer Swiss Alps

Tashi And Nungshi Malik, India's 'Everest Twins', Conquer Swiss Alps

The Malik sisters from Dehradun are the first siblings and twins to climb the Seven Summits, to reach the North and South Poles, and complete the Adventurers...


16 August 2021
Indian Mountaineers Led By Sheetal Scale Europe's Highest Point Mt Elbrus On I-Day

Indian Mountaineers Led By Sheetal Scale Europe's Highest Point Mt Elbrus On I-Day

Mount Elbrus is a peak situated on a dormant volcano and has two edges, eastern and western.


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31 July 2021
Kinnaur: New Himalayan Hotspot For Man-Made Disasters?

Kinnaur: New Himalayan Hotspot For Man-Made Disasters?

Kinnaur is already identified as a high landslide and disaster-prone zone. And yet it is the hub of intense construction activity like hydropower and massive...


07 May 2021
Mixed Shots

Mixed Shots

Passing through: A chuckle here, a teardrop there


20 April 2021
Maha: First Indian Woman To Scale Mt Annapurna, World's 10th Highest Peak

Maha: First Indian Woman To Scale Mt Annapurna, World's 10th Highest Peak

Earlier, Priyanka has also climbed Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Mount Makalu, and Mount Kilimanjaro in 2013, 2018 and 2016 respectively.


19 April 2021
Mt. Koubru: A Mountain Of Contentious Claims

Mt. Koubru: A Mountain Of Contentious Claims

Is the state government's order of protecting the site, excluding the interests of the local tribal populace in the best interest of the people of Manipur ---...


19 March 2021
A Shortcut To Hydro Bombs

A Shortcut To Hydro Bombs

Himachal walks the tightrope to power its development with wider roads and hydel electricity at the cost of millions of trees and a reshaped topography. Are...


07 March 2021
Watch: Mountain With 60-90% Gold Soil Discovered In Congo, Villagers Flock With Shovels

Watch: Mountain With 60-90% Gold Soil Discovered In Congo, Villagers Flock With Shovels

Soon after the discovery, authorities issued an order to ban mining on the mountain, reports claimed


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07 February 2021
Bulgarian Alpinist Atanas Skatov Dies While Attempting To Scale K2 Peak In Himalayas

Bulgarian Alpinist Atanas Skatov Dies While Attempting To Scale K2 Peak In Himalayas

In 2017, Skatov became the world's first vegan to scale the highest mountains on every continent


25 January 2021
Meet Mountaineer Kaamya Karthikeyan, The Latest Recipient Of Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar Award

Meet Mountaineer Kaamya Karthikeyan, The Latest Recipient Of Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar Award

Kaamya Karthikeyan is the youngest person to conquer Mount Aconcagua and the youngest to ski from the summit of Mount Elbrus


25 January 2021
Meet Mountaineer Kaamya Karthikeyan, The Latest Recipient Of Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar Award

Meet Mountaineer Kaamya Karthikeyan, The Latest Recipient Of Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar Award

Kaamya Karthikeyan is the youngest person to conquer Mount Aconcagua and the youngest to ski from the summit of Mount Elbrus


25 January 2021
Watch: Heartwarming Video Of Nepal Climbers Taking Final Steps Together To K2 Summit

Watch: Heartwarming Video Of Nepal Climbers Taking Final Steps Together To K2 Summit

On January 16, the climber was part of one of the two Nepali teams that converged a mere 10 metres ahead of the 28,251-foot mountain's peak.


22 January 2021
The NEWS

The NEWS

In case you missed it: News and newsmakers from India over the past week


16 January 2021
‘We Did It, We Did It,’ Nepali Sherpas Scale ‘Savage Mountain’ K2 In Winter For First Time

‘We Did It, We Did It,’ Nepali Sherpas Scale ‘Savage Mountain’ K2 In Winter For First Time

‘We did it, believe me we did it,’ expedition’s team leader Chhang Dawa wrote on Facebook, ‘The Karakorum's Savage Mountain been summited in most...


15 January 2021
Call Of The Black Pyramid

Call Of The Black Pyramid

Climbers from around the world have gathered to take on the fiendishly difficult K2 in winter—the last great challenge in mountaineering


08 December 2020
Mount Everest New Height: World's Highest Peak Is More Than Two Feet Taller, Announce China And Nepal

Mount Everest New Height: World's Highest Peak Is More Than Two Feet Taller, Announce China And Nepal

The revised height of Mt. Everest puts an end to the decades-long dispute between the two neighbours on the height of the world's tallest mountain that...


21 September 2020
Nepal's Legendary Mountaineer Ang Rita Sherpa Dies

Nepal's Legendary Mountaineer Ang Rita Sherpa Dies

Ang Rita Sherpa, who was nicknamed the 'Snow Leopard' due to his adventures, climbed Mt Everest 10 times without bottled oxygen


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