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  • South Korean mountaineers killed on Mt.Gurja

    Kathmandu, Oct. 14:  Eight mountaineers, including five South Korean nationals, who were part of a trekking expedition, have been killed after an avalanche buried the base camp of Mount Gurja in western Nepal, police and authorities said here on Saturday.  “Five South Korean nationals and three others were found dead after the avalanche followed by snowstorm buried the base camp of Mount Gurja,” Birbahadur Buda Magar, deputy superintendent of police of Myagdi district in Gandaki Pradesh, quoted local eyewitnesses as...

    Imagine Nepal to explore Rara

    Kathmandu,Oct 11: Imagine Nepal is back with another expedition after the successful conquests of Manang and Lomangthang. This year counts as the third consecutive year in the tenure of Imagine Nepal, who has been the biggest organisers when it comes to events that focuses on adventure tourism. Imagine Nepal for 2018 will head to Rara as the prime destination, with more highlights like Bardia National Park and Nepalgunj to be added to the route. This year, Mahindra has announced...

    Taiwanese Citizen Dies in Khumbu region due to altitude sickness

    SOLUKHUMBU, Oct 05: According to District Police officer of Solukhumbu, Uday Prashad Kattel, Taiwanese Citizen, Chenari Chyang, travelling in Khumbu region have died due to high altitude sickness. Chyang had visited Nepal to travel Everest base camp and he died on 4th October at Khumbu Pasanglhmu Village Municipality-4. He was found dead at the Lobuche Mother Earth House hotel while resting in his room. 45 years old Chyang had visited Nepal on October 2nd through Nepal Hiking Team Company. After...

    Czech Climber missing on Manaslu

    Gorkha, Oct 05: A Czechclimber has gone missing on Mt Manaslu. Roman Holbrook 43- year- old  while descending from the summit point of the 8,163-metre peak. According to the information provided by Gandaki State Police, he went missing since 29th September.  He was there in the group of Mountaineering team comprised of 4 Czech Republic and 1 Nepali Citizens. The police officials informed that he went contactless with the base camp while reaching to Chumnurbi Rular Municipality-1, Gorkha. As soon as they...

    American duo sets record by skiing off Lhotse

    Kathmandu, October 1 Skiers Hilaree Nelson and James Morrison have registered their names in history by becoming the first duo to ski off the world’s fourth highest peak. According to their expedition organiser Xtreme Climbers Treks and Expedition, the duo ski down of them made a skied off Mt Lhotse after reaching the summit at 1:27pm. The duo climbed the world’s highest peak with Dutch Simpson and Nick Kalisz, and descended the ‘Dream Line’ in challenging conditions. They were accompanied...

    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...

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