December 14, 2019 3:56 pm
At a special event to celebrate International Mountain Day, Girpremi, a mountaineering club from Pune, screened a movie named Mt Kangchenjunga Expedition and another short film about Sherpas.
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.
May 16, 2018 5:02 pm
Ethnic sherpas, renowned for their endurance and experience at high altitudes, serve as guides for many foreign mountaineers attempting to climb the highest Himalayan peaks.
May 11, 2016 7:28 pm
Nearly 300 foreign climbers and their guides are attempting to reach the summit from Nepal this year.
May 29, 2014 2:31 am
Gayen and the two sherpas slipped and fell down from the cliff.
April 26, 2014 12:28 am
This community of guides is consigned to the footnotes of great mountaineering accounts.