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'We saw the sun rise from under our feet': Everest Twins Tashi and Nungshi Malik

October 07, 2021 12:11 pm

The Malik sisters are among the 400+ women from across the world who have taken on the 'Women Peak Challenge' in Switzerland, where they are representing India

KBC 13's first crorepati Himani Bundela names Antarctica's highest peak correctly; can you?

August 31, 2021 12:24 pm

The visually-impaired math correctly answered the question to win a prize money of Rs 6,40,000. She later went on to win Rs 1 crore on the show

Pune: Giripremi’s women mountaineers scale two mountains

August 07, 2021 7:19 am

It was the first successful “team expedition of women” from Maharashtra since 1984.

Pak climber becomes world's youngest mountaineer to scale K2

July 27, 2021 10:41 pm

Shehroze Kashif from Lahore achieved the feat of scaling the 8,611-metre high peak with the aid of bottled oxygen.

Watch: Bhumi Pednekar climbs 950 stairs at a stretch in this throwback video

July 13, 2021 5:11 pm

Climbing and descending stairs is considered a good aerobic activity

Sherpa guide scales Mount Everest for record 25th time

May 08, 2021 9:46 am

Rita, 51, first scaled Everest in 1994 and has been making the trip nearly every year since then. He is one of many Sherpa guides whose expertise and skills are vital to the safety and success of the hundreds of climbers who head to Nepal each year seeking to stand on top of the 8,849-meter (29,032-foot) mountain.

Explained: What it takes to scale a peak in winter, dashing up in 'alpine style'

February 13, 2021 12:46 pm

The alpine style contrasts with the 'expedition' or 'siege' style of climbing, in which climbers go from one camp to another to acclimatise.

Search underway for 3 climbers on K2 mountain in Pakistan

February 07, 2021 2:50 pm

Karrar Haideri, a top official with the Alpine Club of Pakistan, said army helicopters resumed the search that began a day earlier for Pakistani mountaineer Ali Sadpara and his two companions, John Snorri of Iceland and Juan Pablo Mohr of Chile.

118 hours 15 minutes of peak history: Dr Anshu Jamsenpa recalls her double climb of Everest

February 03, 2021 2:16 pm

As she became the fastest woman to do a double summit of Mt Everest in 118 hours and 15 minutes in 2017, while also holding the record for most summits to the tallest peak by an Indian woman – 5, she joined the illustrious list of woman mountaineers to have been conferred the Padma awards.

Nepal seeks to ban two climbers it says faked Everest summit

February 03, 2021 12:10 pm

The climbers, Narender Singh Yadav and Seema Rani Goswami, claimed they had reached the top of the mountain in 2016, though at the time local Sherpas and others questioned that.