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  • Climbers eyeing Broad Peak, Gasherbrum battle harsh weather

    GILGIT: Foreign winter climbers, who are attempting to summit Broad Peak (8,051 metres) and Gasherbrum I (8,034 metres), are facing tough weather conditions while the international K2 (8,611 metres) winter expedition team kicked off its adventure on Saturday...

    According to expedition officials, climbers Denis Urubko of Russia, Don Bowie of Canada and Lotta Hintsa of Finland on Saturday returned to the Broad Peak’s base camp after...

  • Photographer recalls his Everest Base Camp experience

    KARACHI: “You don’t actually get to see Mount Everest at the Base Camp,” said photographer Danial Shah...

    Usually described as one of the treks to do in a lifetime, the trek to the Everest Base Camp in Nepal is usually presented as an alternative to climbing for the regular, but fit, traveller...

  • Nepal quake: 217 missing in Everest

    Two hundred seventeen people are missing in Mount Everest region, according to ministry officials...

    Twenty-two bodies have been recovered from the quake triggered avalanche site in Lukla, Mount Everest base camp...

  • Earthquake aborts Mirza Ali’s expedition to Mount Everest

    ISLAMABAD: Mirza Ali’s expedition to the Mount Everest has come to an end as the Chinese government had closed the mountain after the powerful earthquake wracked havoc in the region killing thousands of people in Nepal...

    The powerful earthquake triggered avalanches on Mount Everest killing local and foreign climbers attempting to scale the summit from the southern face of the peak in Nepal on Sunday...

  • Earthquake triggers avalanche at Everest camp; 10 die

    KATHMANDU: Climbers on the world’s highest mountain pleaded for help after the massive earthquake in Nepal triggered an avalanche at Everest base camp, killing at least 10 people and sparking panic...

    Many many people up the mountain,” tweeted Romanian climber Alex Gavan who had been preparing to ascend nearby Lhotse, the world’s fourth highest peak...

  • Survivors' tales from Everest avalanche horror

    MOUNT EVEREST: AFP Nepal bureau chief Ammu Kannampilly was at Everest base camp on Saturday when an avalanche cascaded down the mountain, flattening everything in its path...

    Eighteen people are so far known to have died in the tragedy which comes barely a year after the death of 16 Sherpa guides in an avalanche that had been the worst disaster in Everest's history...

  • Nepal quake moved Everest 3 centimetres: study

    BEIJING: A devastating earthquake that hit Nepal in April moved Mount Everest three centimetres (just over an inch) to the southwest, but did not change its height, according to Chinese research published on Tuesday...

    8-magnitude quake reversed the gradual northeasterly course of the world’s highest peak, which straddles Nepal and China, the National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation found...

  • Fraud at 8,848 metres: are Everest ascents too easy to fake?

    KATHMANDU: Satyarup Siddhanta only discovered he was at the centre of an Everest fraud when he spotted news of a couple whose false claim to have scaled the world’s highest peak has set off a debate about how mountaineering feats are authenticated...

    But as the numbers heading up Everest have boomed, many are questioning whether summits need to be validated more scientifically...

  • Mountaineer Bhatti unwell after scaling Everest

    ISLAMABAD: Retired Lt Col Abdul Jabbar Bhatti, who conquered Mount Everest on Sunday, developed health problems during descent, reliable sources told Dawn...

    Mirza Ali Baig, a mountaineer and brother of Samina Baig — who became the first Pakistani woman to conquer the world’s highest peak in 2013 — told Dawn that Mr Bhatti’s condition was critical...

  • Risk of ‘traffic jams’ as Mount Everest to get so crowded this year

    KATHMANDU: British mountaineer Tim Mosedale was descending Mount Everest’s treacherous Khumbu Icefall after a recent acclimatisation run when he came across a large group of inexperienced climbers struggling with their gear...

    Such large groups, along with climbers trying to work without supplemental oxygen, add up to a potential “toxic mix” on the world’s highest peak this year, wrote Mosedale, a veteran who has ascended Everest five...

  • Two Pakistani mountaineers set their eyes on Mount Everest

    Mountaineers Abdul Jabbar Bhatti and Saad Mahmoud are prepared to depart from Islamabad for Nepal on Wednesday with the mission to plant the Pakistani flag on the world's highest peak, Mount Everest...

    At the event, the mountaineers spoke of their ambition to project Pakistan in a positive light on the global stage...

  • Mountaineer abandons Everest summit to help injured compatriot

    ISLAMABAD: Mountaineer Saad Mohamed was forced to abandon his attempt to summit Mount Everest for the sake of his injured fellow climber, who had conquered the highest peak in the world, but ran out of bottled oxygen on his way down...

    “The expedition manager said it would be better if I called off my attempt to summit Everest and assist my fellow Pakistani climber, who was in dire need of medical assistance,” Mr Mohamed told Dawn...

  • COAS meets Everest conqueror

    RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday visited mountaineer Abdul Jabbar Bhatti, the retired colonel who recently became the fourth Pakistani to summit the world’s highest peak Mount Everest, at the Combined Military Hospital...

  • American climber dies on Everest

    KATHMANDU: An Ame­r­ican climber died on Sun­day on his way to the summit of Mount Everest, expedition organisers said, the latest death to mar the ongoing climbing season...

    We are trying to get mo­re details,” Murari Kris­hna Sharma of Everest Pari­var Expedition, a private mou­n­taineering company, said...

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