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Tuesday, August 16, 2022



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.

‘Sherpas scale high peaks like we take weekend strolls’

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.

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.

Nepali Sherpa summits Mount Everest for record 22nd time

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.

Post Nepal quake, 9 sherpas become first climbers to reach Mount Everest summit

May 11, 2016 7:28 pm

Nearly 300 foreign climbers and their guides are attempting to reach the summit from Nepal this year.

Chhanda fell from peak, got swept away: Sherpa of her team

May 29, 2014 2:31 am

Gayen and the two sherpas slipped and fell down from the cliff.

Everest’s Sherpa

April 26, 2014 12:28 am

This community of guides is consigned to the footnotes of great mountaineering accounts.