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Mt Everest


52-yr-old Nepali Sherpa scales Mt Everest for 26th time; breaks own record of most climbs

May 08, 2022 3:39 pm

Kami Rita and his group of 11 Sherpa guides summitted the 8,848.86-metre peak at 6.55 pm (local time), said Dawa Sherpa, manager of Seven Summit Treks Pvt Ltd.

'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

25-yr-old conquers Everest, days after recovering from Covid-19

June 21, 2021 11:34 am

Harshvardhan Joshi, a man from Vasai thanks vaccines from being able to climb after asymptomatic bout of disease.

Guide: Over 100 virus cases on Everest despite Nepal denials

May 23, 2021 10:31 am

Nepalese mountaineering officials have denied there are any active cases this season among climbers and support staff at all base camps for the country's Himalayan mountains.

These Nepalese climbers spent 47 days cleaning 2.2 tons of trash from Everest

April 03, 2021 10:10 am

While the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic restricted tourists from visiting popular travel destinations, the climbing community in Nepal made the most of this tourism lull by coming forward and cleaning Mount Everest base camp.

Everest Massif Expedition: 12-member team to scale four peaks in two months

March 27, 2021 8:09 am

12-member team to scale four peaks in two months

Explained: How Mount Everest got 3 feet higher, endorsed by both Nepal and China

December 15, 2020 2:58 pm

The common declaration by Nepal and China meant the two countries have shed their long-standing difference in opinion about the height of Mount Everest.

Nepal, China to announce revised height of Mt. Everest soon

November 26, 2020 9:30 pm

The Nepal government aimed to measure the exact height of the mountain amid debates that there might have been a change in its height due to various reasons, including the devastating earthquake of 2015.

Both mental and physical fitness essential to climb Everest: Aditya Gupta who scaled Everest at 50

June 17, 2019 2:30 pm

After nine months of rigorous training, Aditya Gupta scaled the Everest in May this year.

Back home alive, Indian climber explains what went wrong on Mount Everest

June 14, 2019 3:51 pm

Everest traffic jam: As cheaper operators have entered the fray, the number of amateur climbers have also shot up, creating deadly bottlenecks en route to the top of the 8,848-metre (29,029-feet) peak — especially when bad weather cuts the number of summit days, as it did this year.


Despite odds, trekkers are climbing Mt Everest again

April 27, 2016 3:24 pm

Despite back-to-back Everest disasters — the 2015 earthquake and a massive avalanche the year before — hundreds of mountaineers have come back for a new season.