CLIMBERS

  • Search resumes for missing guides after Mount Everest avalanche April 19, 2014

    Sherpa climbers aided by helicopters resumed a search on Saturday for four missing guides after an ice avalanche swept the lower slopes of Mount Everest, killing at least 12 in the deadliest accident on the world's highest mountain. Climbers declared a four-day halt to efforts to scale the 8,848-metre (29,029-ft) summit...
  • Mount Everest avalanche kills 12 Nepalese guides; 4 missing April 19, 2014

    Katmandu: An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early on Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured. The Sherpa guides had gone to fix ropes for other climbers when the avalanche...
  • Avalanche sweeps Mt Everest; 6 killed, 9 missing April 18, 2014

    Katmandu: A Nepalese tourism official says six local guides have been killed and nine more are missing after an avalanche swept a route used to ascend the world's highest peak. Nepal Tourism Ministry official Krishna Lamsal says the avalanche hit just below Mount Everest Camp 2 around 6:30 a.m. on Friday. He...
  • Croatian climber's body found 39 years after death September 1, 2013

    Tbilisis: The Georgian government said that its mountain rescuers have found the body of Croatian climber Nenad Chulich, 39 years after he went missing in an avalanche on the Georgian Caucasus mountain Ushba. The famous Croatian climber went missing and was presumed dead along with three other fellow climbers in 1974....
  • Avalanche on Nepal peak kills at least 11 climbers September 24, 2012

    New Delhi: An avalanche swept away a climbing expedition in Nepal killing at least 11 people and more than 38 people are missing. The incident took place at Manaslu, the world's eighth highest peak. Authorities say the entire base camp was swept away. Five bodies were lifted by the use...
  • Young Indian Leader: Mountaineer Anshu Jamsenpa June 25, 2011

    The 32 year old mother of two became the first woman in the world to scale the mighty everest twice in one season. ...
  • Who climbed the Everest first? Mystery solved August 9, 2010

    Toronto: The greatest mystery in mountain climbing involving the death of two British mountaineers who might have climbed Mount Everest in 1924, nearly 30 years before Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the world's highest summit, has been solved, claim Canadian and Indian researchers. Legendary British adventurers George Mallory and Andrew...
  • Seven summits my next target: Everest climber May 31, 2010

    Arjun Vajpai, the youngest Indian to climb Mt Everest speaks to CNNIBN about his exciting experience....
  • US woman with debilitating disease conquers Everest September 20, 2009

    New Delhi: An American woman suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS), a disease that attacks the central nervous system and muscle use has successfully climbed Mount Everest. Lori Schneider now hopes her accomplishment will serve as an of inspiration to others. ...
  • Indian climbers scale world's tallest mountain peak May 21, 2009

    Kathmandu : On a year that marks the 50th anniversary of the first Indian expedition to Mt Everest, 11 Indian climbers from two different teams climbed the world's highest peak. The Nehru Institute of Mountaineering in Uttarkashi, that has been nurturing climbers for 44 years, put 10 climbers, including a 24yearold...
  • Climbers rescued from 21,000 feet height July 25, 2008

    New Delhi: Two Italian climbers were finally rescued from one of the world's highest mountains in a highaltitude helicopter rescue. The climbers had been stranded for days at a height of more than 21,000 feet on Nanga Parbat in Pakistan. They were unable to come down due to bad weather. The...
  • Everest not accessible to climbers till May 10 March 15, 2008

    Kathmandu: Mount Everest will be inaccessible to climbers till May 10 as Beijing fears that Tibetan activists may take the protests to the Everest to disrupt their plans to take the Olympic torch up to the summit. Tibetan activists have been protesting across the subcontinent against China's illegal occupation of...
  • Missing US climber's body found in Tibet December 29, 2006

    Kathmandu: Searchers scouring two mountains in Tibet in pursuit of two American climbers missing since last month have come across the body of one buried in snow, while the other is still missing, a report said. Christine Boskoff, who had summited Mt Everest in 2004, and her climbing partner Charlie Fowler...