‘Shey Phoksundo Lake’ of Dolpa Losing Out, Govt Urged to Act!

Kathmandu,May 09 : Climate change and resultant environmental impact on Nepal rose to debate once again! This time it’s the Shey Phoksundo Lake of Dolpa that is known for its deep blue waters, serenity and ever-fresh beauty. It’s unfortunate that the lake is reportedly losing its unique features that make it beautiful, majorly because of the pollution and resultant environmental impact. ‘Wastage Dumps by Tourists Causing Concern’ As the reports say, the lake is now under serious threat caused...

Climber dies while summiting Makalu without supplemental oxygen

Kathmandu, May 8 A Nepali mountaineering management company has informed that a Peruvian climber died on Mount Makalu while attempting the summit. Richard Hidalgo died at Camp 2 (6500 m) of Mt Makalu (8,481 m), the fifth highest mountain of the world, according to Seven Summit Treks Pvt Ltd. Hidalgo was in his bid to climb the summit without supplemental oxygen, and less support of Sherpa people. The company says he was scheduled to reach the top this morning.

Mt. Everest Height Survey Update

Kathmandu,May 07 : Er. Khim Lal Gautam is a geomatics Engineer working under government of Nepal from last 15 years. He is the first professional man of Geo spatial community from the world to go on the top of Mt Everest with technical device. This is national pride for Nepal to measure the highest peak of the world measuring by own resources for the first time. This is the historic program from the government of Nepal and may be...

4 Tons Trash from Mt. Everest

Kathmandu,May 6 : In a new clean-up drive on Mount Everest, the climbing team has cleared around 3 tons of trash from Mount Everest. The trash collected by a 14-member government team included cans, bottles, plastic and discarded climbing gear.

Rope fixing team on action

Kathmandu,May 01: A team of Sherpas (rope fixing team) reached blew the Lhotse camp 4 (7600m), just before the Geneva spur yesterday. Tomorrow on 2nd May the team will attempt to continue rope fixing to the South Col at Camp 4. At that time other teams may climb the newly opened route to deposit supplies at camp 4 in preparation for their upcoming summit bids.

Kami Rita Sherpa and his team left base camp to Camp-1 for their first rotation

Kathmandu,April 28 : According to Expedition Leader Tashi Sherpa , this morning Legend mountaineer Kami Rita Sherpa and his team left Base camp to Camp 1 via khumbu icefall along with 13 Indian climbers and 14 Sherpa guides . The team moved after the Puja at 4am from 5364m for the first rotation to acclimatization before attempting their summit . “After the acclimatization, all of Sherpa guides deposited oxygen , tents, cooking gas, and required equipment to camp-4 7900m...

Australian trekker dies of high altitude sickness in Nepal

KATHMANDU, April 24– An Australian trekker died of the high altitude sickness at a hotel near at Pasanglhamu rural municipality-4 of Khumbu region in Nepal, police said here on Wednesday. Philip Markart Garz, 31, passed away on the base camp of the peak at around 1:00 p.m. local time on Monday when he was taking a rest at the hotel, Police Inspector Uttam Karki said. “We came to know about the incident only yesterday and a police team rushed...

A Huge Number of Climbers at the top of Mt. Annapurna I.

Kathmandu,April 23 : This afternoon multiple climbers marked the first ascent of 8000 m in this spring 2019 by making the successful ascent of Mt. Annapurna I situated at an altitude of 8091 m / 26,545 ft. As per the last update by director of Seven Summit Treks Chhang Dawa Sherpa from the base camp at 31 Climbers including climbing Sherpa guide reached to the top following the northwest face of world’s 10th highest peak. List of Summiteers: 1...

Twelve Climbers at the top of Mt. Annapurna I.

Kathmandu,April 23 : This afternoon multiple climbers marked the first ascent of 8000 m in this spring 2019 by making the successful ascent of Mt. Annapurna I situated at an altitude of 8091 m / 26,545 ft. As per the last update by director of Seven Summit Treks Chhang Dawa Sherpa from the base camp at least 12 Climbers including climbing Sherpa guide reached to the top following the northwest face of world’s 10th highest peak. “More than 5...

Mount Everest In My Mind Since My First Flight To Space

Kathmandu,April 23 : Russian cosmonaut Viktor Petrovich Savinykh said that he feel really a great to be in a country of Mount Everest which he saw from space during his flights. Expressing happiness over the news that Nepal too has sent a satellite in orbit, cosmonaut Viktor Petrovich Savinykh said that it is a great achievement for Nepal. He said that Russia is ready to provide necessary support to Nepal in space technology. “It will be matter of pride...

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