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.
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.
A 14-member team has been tasked with tidying up Everest, the world's highest dumping ground.
Struck by the natural beauty of India, Belgian citizen Peter Van Geit decided to leave his country and explore Indian landscapes, first on his bike, and then on foot. He undertook his most testing trip in 2018 — a 75-day journey across 40 passes in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir, which was self-supported and solo.
In a historic feat for Indian mountaineering, 13-year-old Malavath Purna became the youngest female climber to scale the Mount Everest, today.
A 9-year-old boy from Southern California has become the youngest person in recorded history to reach the summit of Argentina's Aconcagua mountain, which at 22,841 feet (6,962 meters) is the tallest peak in the Western and Southern hemispheres.