Czech climber missing on Manaslu, helicopter rescue put on hold due to bad weather

Gorkha, October 1 A Czech climber has gone missing on Mt Manaslu since Sunday. Expedition guides lost contact with Roman Hlavko (43) while descending from the summit. He was last seen at Camp IV by one his team members. According to Tej Bahadur Thapa Managing Director at Mount Treks Nepal Pvt. Ltd, a rescue team was deployed as soon as the climber was reported missing. The team, however, failed to make it to above Camp II as the route...

30 tons of garbage from Everest

Kathmandu, Oct 01: 30 tons of garbage collected from Mount Everest has been brought in Kathmandu. The garbage has been brought in Kathmandu to exclude 100 tons of which cannot be destroyed. That garbage is brought here in Kathmandu through Airlift. The garbage is being brought in Kathmandu by Tara and Yeti Airlines after the approval of Pasang Village Municipality of Solukhumbu, Sagarmatha Pollution Control Committee, Himalaya Club and UNDP. The garbage will be used for recycling. In the...

NARA to organize 17th Himalayan White Water Challenge 2018

Kathmandu, Sep 30: 17th Himalayan White Water Challenge 2018 is being organized by Nepal Association of Rafting Agencies at MARSYANGDI RIVER from 24th – 26th November. Nepal Association of Rafting Agencies (NARA) has been organizing the Himalayan White Water Challenge (HWWC) since 2002 in different rivers of Nepal, main goal of this international event is promoting adventurous white water rafting tourism in domestic and international sectors through the mighty competition among the Nepalese and International Rafting Athletes. The ongoing event is...

NMA urges to take responsibility of unidentified mountains

Kathmandu, Sep 30: Since 1 decade the government has identified 403 mountains but half of the mountains have no way to reach its base camp and no possibilities of infrastructural development have been seen till now. Due to which we are not able to promote these places properly. Due to weak infrastructures people are not allowed to climb those mountains. Due to various problems Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) has requested government to give them the responsibilities of those places....

TAAN initiated to avoid syndicate

Kathmandu, Sep 28: Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal(TAAN) have shown their serious concern for the implementing syndicate for the trekking guides by various hotel association, state and local government  along with entrepreneur of Annapurna and Manaslu region. With the beginning of the tourist season these types of activities gives negative impact on the tourism sector so they have requested the regional businessman and concerned authorities to to end such kinds of rules. Implementing syndicate not only effects the tourism sector but...

Pasang Sherpa awarded for contributing long time in tourism

Kathmandu, Sep 28: Tourist guide Ang Pasang Sherpa of Okhaldhunga has been awarded for contributing in tourism development for long time. Sherpa has been working in the tourism sector past 22 years. He has also helped in trekking and rock climbing sector that’s why Trekking Guide Association of Nepal and Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal has honored Sherpa. State Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Dhanbahadur Buda honored Sherpa in a ceremony. “Sherpa was involved in tourism sector...

Kakani-Suryachaur new trekking route being inagurated

Kathmandu, Sep 27: On the auspicious occasion of 39th World Tourism Day, Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) organized a hiking program in one of the exciting hiking destination of Nepal Kakani- Shivapuri on 27th September.  They travelled 14km on foot during the hike surrounded by peaceful and fresh environment. The hiking route was inaugurated by Rabindra Adhikari, Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation. The ministry has been working for discovering new destinations in Nepal. Minister Adhikari said that,...

12 climbers from Seven Summit Treks successfully summit Mt.Manaslu

Kathmandu,Sept 26: At least 12 climbers successfully stood atop the world’s eighth highest mountain this morning after rope-fixing Sherpas along with two members opened a climbing route to the summit of Mt Manaslu yesterday. According to Mingma Sherpa, Managing Director at Seven Summit Treks, six foreign members and six Sherpa climbers of Arnold Coster expedition scaled the 8,163 metre-peak. The foreign climbers including Claudia Cristina Elizabeth Bento, Pedro Augusto Hauck Da Silva and Bernardo Pereira Mascarenhas Da Fonseca from Brazil,...

The first team summited Mt. Manaslu in the autumn season

Kathmandu,26 Sept: With nearly 200 foreign climbers along with their support staff preparing to scale the world’s eighth highest peak, at least six climbers including four rope-fixing Sherpas successfully stood atop Mt Manaslu (8,163 m) yesterday becoming the first team to climb the mountain in the autumn season. Tashi Lakpa Sherpa, Director of the Seven Summit Treks, said that Gyaljen Sherpa of Solukhumbu, Mingma Tenjing Sherpa, Tenjing Chhimbi Sherpa and Temba Bhote of Sankhuwasabha along with two foreigners from his...

No road expansion in Annpurna area for next 30 years

Pokhara, Sep 24: Due to the shortening of the average trekking duration of tourists after the motorways built along the trekking trial in recent years in ABC, Annapurna Rural Municipality and Tourism entrepreneurs of the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) have decided in an agreement not to stop road expansion beyond Jhinudanda in upper trekking trail for the next 30 years to preserve ABC foot trial at least for some years for now. The Annapurna Rural Municipality has also agreed...

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