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Faking Everest: False summit claims rise, as climbers exploit system's loopholes to win unearned acclaim
Lifestyle

Faking Everest: False summit claims rise, as climbers exploit system's loopholes to win unearned acclaim

Over the last few years, climbing in Nepal has been rocked by false Everest summit claims made by Indians. Since 2016, there have been at least seven cases that have been reported, even as murmurs of other suspect summits continue to do the rounds.

Rescue operations called off for missing sherpa on Saser Kangri; Pemba had scaled Mt Everest eight times
India

Rescue operations called off for missing sherpa on Saser Kangri; Pemba had scaled Mt Everest eight times

Pemba Sherpa had scaled Everest eight times. But on Friday, 13 July, as he made his way down the Saser Kangri, he fell through an icy crevasse and has not been found since.

Cathy O'Dowd, the first South African to summit Mt Everest, on her epic journey
Life

Cathy O'Dowd, the first South African to summit Mt Everest, on her epic journey

When Cathy O'Dowd answered a newspaper ad in November 1995, little did she know that six months later, she would be standing atop Mt Everest — in the midst of one of its worst disasters

Subhash Paul's death at Mount Everest is the latest in a series of tragedies
World

Subhash Paul's death at Mount Everest is the latest in a series of tragedies

Subhash Paul from West Bengal died on Monday while trying to scale Mount Everest. This was not the first case when a climber died since Everest opened up this year for climbing. Three others of disparate nationalities died before Paul in the last week.