Stories Tagged 'Mountaineering'
It has been forty years since Reinhold Messner scaled the Mount Everest without the use of supplementary oxygen with his friend Peter Habeler.
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The government has moved to clamp down on massive insurance fraud hatched by powerful brokers in trekking and mountaineering agencies in Nepal which involves bogus helicopter rescues and hospital treatment of tourists.
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Mountaineering experts have suggested forming a “safety council” for coordinated efforts to encourage mountain activities, foster safety and promote quality standards.
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The tragedy-led pause on mountaineering can be an opportunity to better manage things on the mountain
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