mountaineering

Sherpa team aims for record Everest winter ascent

A team of four Sherpas is setting off on Monday to attempt a record winter ascent of Mount Everest in just five days, which would also be the first winter climb of the peak in more than quarter of a century. The last successful winter …

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Avtandil Tsintsadze conquers Everest

Georgian mountaineer Avtandil Tsintsadze successfully climbed Mount Everest from Nepal among the international group of climbers. The ascent began on April 2 and ended on May 16. Tsintsadze became the 11th Georgian …

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Climbers died on Everest in Nepal

Two foreign climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest have died on the world's highest peak, a Nepal mountaineering official said. Members of their expedition teams reported a Japanese climber died Monday and a Macedonian died on …

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Alpinist from Nalchik conquers Manaslu

A member of the Public Chamber of Kabardino-Balkaria,  famous alpinist from Nalchik, Karina Mezova, along with the expedition of the 7 Vershina club climbed the  mountain Manaslu (8156 m) in the Himalayas, where she installed the flag …

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Four climbers found dead on Everest - media

Four climbers including a woman mountaineer were found dead inside their tent at a high altitude camp on Mt Everest, the base camp officials have confirmed. Expedition officials said that Sherpa climbers spotted four bodies – two …

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