Mountain Climbing

  • 19yearold girl selected for expedition to Mount Everest January 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Saachi Soni is only 19 years of age, but has already scaled some of the tallest peaks in India. She has now been chosen for an expedition to Mount Everest by the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute in Darjeeling. No hurdle is too high for this teenager as she is...
  • Mountaineer breaks own record May 17, 2007

    Kathmandu (Nepal): A veteran Sherpa guide scaled Mount Everest for a record 17th time on Wednesday, beating his own previous record, mountaineering officials said. Appa, who goes by one name, reached the 29,035foot summit with seven other Sherpas and a Western climber, said President of the Nepal Mountaineering Association, Ang Tshering. Appa,...