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Germain climbed Mount Everest and skied Iraq's highest peak, but a bike trip on the Dempster highway in February was cut short when frostbite threatened his toes. (Courtesy Laval St. Germain) A Calgary man has abandoned an effort to bike the Dempster
Climbers may soon be able to reach the top of the Mount Everest by merely climbing a ladder. The Nepal government is mulling the installation of ladders on Hillary Step, the final rock wall which climbers have to scale to reach the summit.
And with the expansion of services comes new expertise, as Everest Group welcomes new human resource specialist Wanda Baldock to lead the expansion. Everest Group has recognised an opportunity in the Waipa and Otorohanga districts. There are lots of
Death Road, Bolivia Reuters Officially called the North Yungas Road, this 43-mile mountainous stretch winds its way from Bolivia's capital city of La Paz to Coroico in the Yungas region, and it's marked by hundreds of crosses along the way...No
View comments Nepal's most famous Himalayan peaks could soon be leased out to private companies to sell holidays to tourists, in a bid to cut down on the numbers attempting to conquer Everest. The controversial new tactic would involve the Nepalese
Eminent Indian conservationist and mountaineer Harshwanti Bisht has been selected for this year's prestigious Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal for her environmental and community work in the Gangotri Himalaya area.
Idaho It almost sounds like a set up to a joke: What do you call a guy with one foot, missing fingers and a bad back who's climbing Everest?...Charlie Linville of Boise, who leaves for Everest base camp this month. Linville was serving in Afghanistan
Nepal Mount Everest climbing season began this week with new rules that require climbers to bring down their personal garbage, and more security officials at the mountain's base camp to help climbers. Tourism Ministry official Maddhu Sudan Burlakoti
A star-studded Hollywood cast has started filming the movie of the 1996 Mt Everest tragedy where New Zealand climbers Rob Hall and Andy Harris died. Everest will feature Hollywood stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin, and Sam Worthington, but the
Updated 5 Photos Save to mystar Share on Facebook The pathway to the world's highest peak isn't just treacherous, it is also smelly and littered: there are oxygen bottles, broken tents and food containers...In all, climbers have dumped more than 50