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Kathmandu :: Nepal | 18 days ago

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Using a helicopter constitutes a serious moral and legal violation of tradition in mountaineering as well as aviation activities in Nepal. Nepal normally allows helicopters above Mount Everest base camp located at about 17,716 feet to rescue climbers

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Bratislava :: Slovakia | 1 month ago

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It was day two of our 18 day trek to Everest's Base Camp when in the afternoon our head guide Lhakpa Nurbu Sherpa sombrely reported to me that 16 Sherpas had been killed in an avalanche on the mountain. I was leading a group of university students as

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Kathmandu :: Nepal | 3 months ago

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Menuka Magar-Gurung is struggling to come to terms with what happened on that bright, sunny morning. Her husband, 29-year-old Aash Bahadur Gurung, was one of the Sherpa climbing guides caught up when a huge mass of snow suddenly gave way a few

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Kathmandu :: Nepal | 3 months ago

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Dreams shattered and counting their losses, many foreign climbers say they might never return to Nepal to climb Everest, upset by ugly scenes at base camp and what they see as the government's mismanagement of the peak. Climbing Everest from the

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Kathmandu :: Nepal | 3 months ago

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Buried under snow: Mount Everest guide's avalanche ordeal 27 April 2014 Last updated at 21:13 BST Climbers have been returning from Mount Everest base camp in Nepal, after sherpa guides cancelled all

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Kathmandu :: Nepal | 3 months ago

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On Friday, 13 people were killed in the single deadliest accident on Mount Everest. Three days later, three people are still missing and feared dead. A meeting of Nepali expedition organizers Sunday decided to leave it to the discretion of the

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Kathmandu :: Nepal | 3 months ago

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A meeting of 300 guides and support staff, expedition leaders and climbers held at the base camp threatened to call off this season's climbing after the tragedy, the paper said. They issued a seven-day ultimatum to the government. "Most of them vowed

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Kathmandu :: Nepal | 3 months ago

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On the day an avalanche struck Mount Everest and claimed the lives of at least 13 Nepalese guides, an Anchorage traveler was on a nearby peak. Just before sunrise on Friday, Douglas Franklin was climbing up the slope of a neighboring mountain called

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Toowoomba :: Australia | 3 months ago

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I don't want to say too much out of respect for the sherpas who died, but I'm going to go on. Miss Azar, from Toowoomba in Queensland, will be the world's youngest non-sherpa female to make it to the top if she is successful, and Australia's youngest

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Kathmandu :: Nepal | 3 months ago

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The Associated Press reported that the avalanche on Mount Everest early Friday, killed at least 12 Nepalese guides and left four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest mountain. Jim Geiger, 68, of Sacramento arrived at Everest base

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