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Thursday, June 24, 2021

Expedition Everest


Bad weather triggered by Yaas, Tauktae, forces Indian climbers to abandon Mt Nuptse summit

June 12, 2021 10:58 am

Mt Nuptse was among four peaks including Mt Pumori (7,161 mts), Mt Lhotse (8,516 mts) and Mt Everest (8,848 mts), to be climbed as part of the one and half month long expedition. The remaining three peaks were scaled successfully.

‘Understanding what happens between 5,000-8,000 mts on Mt Everest will estimate how glaciers respond to future warming’

January 12, 2021 3:51 pm

The purpose behind the project was to perform a detailed scientific assessment of Mount Everest through establishing these weather stations, and crucially, through that, monitor climate variables at elevations critical for regional water resources.