Climbers

  • Search resumes for missing guides after Mount Everest avalanche 19-04-2014 01:08 PM

    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)...
  • Mount Everest avalanche kills 12 Nepalese guides; 4 missing 19-04-2014 07:06 AM

    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 sweeps Mt Everest; 6 killed, 9 missing 18-04-2014 10:55 AM

    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...
  • Croatian climber's body found 39 years after death 01-09-2013 11:27 AM

    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...
  • Young Indian Leader: Mountaineer Anshu Jamsenpa 25-06-2011 08:32 AM

    The 32 year old mother of two became the first woman in the world to scale the mighty everest twice in one season. ...
  • Seven summits my next target: Everest climber 31-05-2010 10:22 PM

    Arjun Vajpai, the youngest Indian to climb Mt Everest speaks to CNN-IBN about his exciting experience. ...
  • US woman with debilitating disease conquers Everest 20-09-2009 12:27 PM

    Lori Schneider accepts that condition worsens, such feats will be impossible. ...
  • Climbers rescued from 21,000 feet height 25-07-2008 05:54 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan's Test and One-day captain, Misbah-ul-Haq has strongly defended his performance as both skipper and batsman, insisting that he had no intentions to retire in the near future. Misbah, 38, who has come under criticism for his slow batting and captaincy, insisted he would continue playing as long as...
  • Everest not accessible to climbers till May 10 15-03-2008 01:29 PM

    Lahore: Saddened by the sentencing of three Pakistani cricketers in the spot-fixing scam, legendary former captain Imran Khan on Thursday said it is a shameful episode for the game in the country but he felt sorry for young pacer Mohammad Amir. While Amir was sent to young offenders' detention center...