Mountain Climbing

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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.

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.

Climate change isn't the only thing affecting Everest – bodies, trash and poop are too
science

Climate change isn't the only thing affecting Everest – bodies, trash and poop are too

A 14-member team has been tasked with tidying up Everest, the world's highest dumping ground.

March through the mountains: Peter Van Geit's solo journey through 40 Himalayan passes on foot
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March through the mountains: Peter Van Geit's solo journey through 40 Himalayan passes on foot

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.

13-year-old Malavath Purna becomes the youngest woman to scale Mount Everest
India

13-year-old Malavath Purna becomes the youngest woman to scale Mount Everest

In a historic feat for Indian mountaineering, 13-year-old Malavath Purna became the youngest female climber to scale the Mount Everest, today.

Nine-year-old US boy youngest to reach Aconcagua summit in Argentina
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Nine-year-old US boy youngest to reach Aconcagua summit in Argentina

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.