Circulating Snow In Blood: Climber Lhakpa Sherpa

Kathmandu,April 11: Lhakpa Sherpa, 45, lives in Hartford, Connecticut with her two daughters and son. However, she visits Nepal every year: Not to visit her family, but to conquer the world’s highest mountain, Everest. This has been her ritual for last few years. Lhakpa is the most successful female Everest climber of all time. She has summited the mountain eight times and is planning to extend her legacy when she makes her ninth ascent this season. Snow In Blood Lhakpa was...

A double amputee Chinese climber on the way to summit the Mt.Everest

Kathmandu, April 10:  Xia Boyu, a double amputee climber from China, has arrived in Nepal to make another attempt to climb Mt. Qomolangma (Mt. Everest) this spring. Along with the 69-year-old Xia, other six Chinese climbers will also climb the world’s tallest mountain, according to Imagine Trek and Expedition Private Limited, a Nepali company which is organizing expedition of the Chinese team. This is the fifth attempt from Xia to climb the Mt. Qomolangma (Mt. Everest) after losing two legs...

Rasuwa to host the Langtang literary festival in commemoration of quake victims

Rasuwa, April 10 :Rasuwa is to host the Langtang Literary Festival next month, commemorating those departed souls who lost their lives in the district during the 2015 April earthquake. On the initiation of local Rasuwa Srasta Society, the festivali is to be held on May 12. Poetry recitation and drawing are the part of the festival, said litterateur Phurpa Tamang. The objective of the event is to send a message that Langtang Trekking Route is safe in the aftermath...

From great struggle to emotional victory: 16th Nepal National Mountain Bike Championship

March 2018 marked a special day for the dedicated aficionados among the mountain biking fraternity in Kathmandu. The day heralded the most eagerly anticipated the 16th Nepal National Mountain Bike Championships (Trek 16th Nepal National Mountain Bike Championship XCO, March 25th ) and the 8th National Downhill  Mountain Bike Championship (March 27th) organized by the Nepal Cycling Association and sponsored by the Kathmandu Bike Station, Panipokhari, Kathmandu, the sole distributors for Trek mountain bikes for Nepal. For every cross country and downhill mountain biker, whatever...

Financial assistance to climber Sharmila Syangtan

Bhaktapur, April 09:The Thokar Films Pvt Limited has provided financial assistance of Rs 1,505,153 to Sharmila Syangtan who is on a mission to climb the Mount Everest second time from the Tamang community. She was handed the monetary assistance amidst a press conference held at the Rafat Sanchar Club today. The company launched a fund raising campaign to assist the daughter from Tamang community who is all set to start her journey towards the world’s highest peak with the...

Three Canadians missing from Annapurna Round Trek

Kathmandu, April 08: Three Canadian tourists visiting Nepal on an Annapurna Round Trek have gone missing from Milarepa Cave. The Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal was notified from Canada about the missing tourists, of whom 2 were female and 1 was male. The name of the male tourist is Joseph Peter Bteich. The tourists had registered TIMS on March 29 and their trek entry was on March 30. They had reportedly left for their trek without any guides. TAAN...

TBAN urges government to investigate tourist bus crimes

Kathmandu, April 06: Umbrella association of tourist bus businesses, Tourist Bus Association of Nepal, has called upon the government to stop crimes happening in the name of tourist buses. TBAN General Secretary Krishna Acharya has raised attention to an incident from Thursday in which a bus labeled as tourist bus with the number plate Ba 6 Kha 6302 was found to have been carrying illicit substances. TBAN has urged the government to immediately investigate such a practice where buses...

Photojournalist Purnima Shrestha climbing Everest to raise awareness on cervical cancer

Kathmandu,April 05:  Photojournalist Purnima Shrestha is going to climb the Mt.Everest to raise awareness about cervical cancer.   “Cervical cancer is a leading cause of cancer deaths for women worldwide. Cervical cancer ranks as the first most frequent cancer among women in Nepal – between 15 and 44 years of age,” she said. She will also be organizing a photo exhibition right from the Everest base camp to the top of the summit to share the happiness of Nepalese...

Mountaineer Mr.Song arrives in Kathmandu to prepare the Everest expedition for this spring

Kathmandu,April 04:In China, Mr. Song Yujiang has been a well-know name for the last decade years. Most people have learned about him through various mountaineering news and endorsements of related brands. He is the first anaerobic summitter in China, GORE-TEX outdoor pioneer camp Gore hero,spokesperson of  8848 Titanium Phone (P.S.: This is a high-definition product combining technology and luxury) . In the Chinese climbing circle, he is the most influential representative. He is also Dingfeng Adventure team leader, 20...

Spring begins, climbers start flocking to mountains

Kathmandu, April 3 : With the onset of spring season, the most favourable season for mountain climbing in Nepal, mountaineers have started flocking to the mountains including Sagarmatha, the world’s highest peak. The Department of Tourism said that a total of 23 teams till Monday have been granted permission for the expedition to various peaks including the Sagarmatha (Mt Everest), Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse and Amadablam. Among the 23 expedition teams, 15 have got permission to ascend Mt Everest. The...

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