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Pakistan teen mountaineer Shehroze Kashif confronts mortality and history on K2 summit
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Pakistan teen mountaineer Shehroze Kashif confronts mortality and history on K2 summit

Kashif was 19 years and 138 days old when in July he became the youngest person to summit both Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, and K2, the second-highest.

'Everest Twins' Tashi and Nungshi Malik hit a high on Swiss Alps, aim to continue climbing peaks
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'Everest Twins' Tashi and Nungshi Malik hit a high on Swiss Alps, aim to continue climbing peaks

The duo termed it as an out of the world experience and aim to continue conquering more peaks in future.

French Open 2021: Novak Djokovic says triumph over Rafael Nadal is one of his greatest victories
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French Open 2021: Novak Djokovic says triumph over Rafael Nadal is one of his greatest victories

Djokovic condemned Nadal to only his third loss in 16 years and 108 matches at Roland Garros to reach his sixth Paris final after a classic showdown which even beat the country's Covid-19 curfew.

With The Third Pole, Mark Synnott explores the intriguing mystery of Andrew Irvine's Everest expedition
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With The Third Pole, Mark Synnott explores the intriguing mystery of Andrew Irvine's Everest expedition

The book is a good read for newbies to the world of Everest and a refresher for those familiar with its past and present.

Nepalese Sherpa guide Kami Rita scales Mt Everest for the 25th time, breaking his own previous record
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Nepalese Sherpa guide Kami Rita scales Mt Everest for the 25th time, breaking his own previous record

Nepal has issued climbing permits this year to 408 foreign climbers despite a surging COVID-19 outbreak.

China opens Mount Everest’s north side to 38 virus-tested mountaineers
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China opens Mount Everest’s north side to 38 virus-tested mountaineers

The 38 people who were issued Chinese permits to climb the peak must come from parts of China that are at low risk for infection and must show a clean bill of health before attempting the summit.

Nepali climbers return home to hero's welcome after conquering K2 in first-ever winter summit
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Nepali climbers return home to hero's welcome after conquering K2 in first-ever winter summit

The K2 winter summit showed that Nepalis "are now mountaineers in their right", added Dawa Steven Sherpa, who runs Asian Trekking, an expedition company.

Mount Everest is now 8,848.86 metres tall: How the world's highest peak got even taller
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Mount Everest is now 8,848.86 metres tall: How the world's highest peak got even taller

The Nepal government decided to measure the exact height of the mountain amid debates that there might have been a change in its height due to various reasons, including the devastating earthquake of 2015

Mount Everest's new height is 8,848.86 metres, announce Nepal and China
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Mount Everest's new height is 8,848.86 metres, announce Nepal and China

The Nepal government decided to measure the exact height of the mountain amid debates that there might have been a change in its height due to various reasons, including the devastating 2015 earthquake

Jan Morris, author, journalist and a pioneer of the transgender movement, dies at 94
Arts & Culture

Jan Morris, author, journalist and a pioneer of the transgender movement, dies at 94

Morris was a prolific and accomplished author and journalist who wrote dozens of books in a variety of genres and was a first-hand witness to history.

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

Among first Indians to summit Mount Everest, Sonam Wangyal recounts fabled 1965 expedition on its anniversary
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Among first Indians to summit Mount Everest, Sonam Wangyal recounts fabled 1965 expedition on its anniversary

Sonam Wangyal was 12 when Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary made the first successful climb to the summit of Mount Everest. Twelve years later, he would be among the nine Indians to perform the same feat.

Google Doodle celebrates the 80th birthday of Junko Tabei, the first woman to scale Mount Everest
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Google Doodle celebrates the 80th birthday of Junko Tabei, the first woman to scale Mount Everest

Junko Tabei is credited with starting the first woman-only mountaineering club called Ladies Climbing Club.

Everest: Conversations with climbers risking their lives in the 'death zone' during one of the deadliest seasons yet
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Everest: Conversations with climbers risking their lives in the 'death zone' during one of the deadliest seasons yet

Climbing Everest remains perhaps the greatest challenge a person can attempt. Since tourism has opened the experience, the promise of achievement has proved hard to resist. For some, it’s worth risking everything.

Kashmir girl lauded for climbing Everest now at centre of row over 'doctored' photo atop summit
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Kashmir girl lauded for climbing Everest now at centre of row over 'doctored' photo atop summit

Nahida Manzoor, a resident of Zewan in Srinagar, was part of an 11-member expedition to Mount Everest led by Gurinder Singh.

Atop Mt Everest or not? Climbers challenge Haryana trio's claim of scaling world's highest peak
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Atop Mt Everest or not? Climbers challenge Haryana trio's claim of scaling world's highest peak

Mt Everest, the highest peak in the world, has attracted thousands of mountaineers and adventure seekers for decades. On 26 May, three climbers from Haryana — Vikas Rana, Shobha Banwala and Ankush Kasana, claimed to have summited its peak. But the climbers' community have their doubts based on evidence, or the glaring lack of it.

Mt Everest tragedy: As 11 climbers die in six days, problem of mortal remains on mountain looms
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Mt Everest tragedy: As 11 climbers die in six days, problem of mortal remains on mountain looms

Extracting dead bodies from the Everest mountain ranges is dangerous and expensive. The main point of focus is working together to minimise such deaths and have proper protocol to look after the mountain and climbers.

How Priyanka Mohite made history as the first Indian woman to scale 8,000-metre-high Mt Makalu
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How Priyanka Mohite made history as the first Indian woman to scale 8,000-metre-high Mt Makalu

Priyanka Mohite, a 26-year-old mountaineer from Maharashtra's Satara, became the first woman in India to scale Mt Makalu, the fifth highest mountain in the world at 8,485 metres. Mohite achieved the feat on 15 May this year.

Mt Everest tragedy is proof that boom in climbing tourism is both dangerous and unsustainable
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Mt Everest tragedy is proof that boom in climbing tourism is both dangerous and unsustainable

After witnessing 11 deaths on the Everest, one is faced with the fact that with the increasing commercialisation of mountaineering, safety measures and caution are taking a back seat.

Mount Everest deaths: Nepal govt says 'traffic jam' not sole reason, claims factors like sickness of climbers also responsible
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Mount Everest deaths: Nepal govt says 'traffic jam' not sole reason, claims factors like sickness of climbers also responsible

The large number of deaths of climbers on the Mount Everest this season is not solely due to the 'traffic jam' on the world's highest peak, the Nepal government claimed, citing factors like high altitude sickness, other health reasons and adverse weather.