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A guide to the most expensive mountain climbs in the world
Here’s what it costs to climb the most expensive summits across the globe.
Which 7 UNESCO sites could soon be put on the ‘danger list’?
War, natural disasters, pollution and even poaching are threatening tourism hotspots all over the world.
Record-breaking female climber stranded in Nepal amid COVID crisis
Tsang Yin-Hung climbed Mount Everest in 25 hours and 50 minutes last month.
Austrian climbing guide says at least 100 COVID-19 cases on Everest
Lukas Furtenbach of Austria is the only prominent outfitter to halt Everest expeditions due to virus fears
Repatriation flight rescues stranded Spaniards from Nepal
Nearly 100 Spanish mountaineers, trekkers and tourists were repatriated after being stranded in Nepal, where a strict lockdown came into force on April 29 following a spike in cases.
Swiss and American climbers become first to die on Everest this year
The two men sadly passed away while trying to summit the world's highest mountain.
Why is Nepal trying to ban women from travelling?
The Nepali government has proposed a new law which would mean women needing permission to travel abroad.
Nepali climbers make history with first winter summit of K2
Since the first attempt back in 1988, no mountaineers had previously reached higher than 7,750 meters.
Nepal reopens to mountaineers after seven month lockdown
Mountaineers can once again scale the peaks of Nepal's Himalayas. The country has opened its borders after a seven month lockdown.
Ang Rita, first person to climb Everest 10 times, dies aged 72
The Nepalese Sherpa guide received international fame after climbing Mount Everest for the tenth time 1996.
Man climbs 6,506 flights of stairs to conquer Mount Everest from home
Rob Ferguson, 51, is the first to climb the highest mountain in the world, from the comfort of his own home.
Nepal pride rally calls for better LGBT rights
Hundreds of people gathered in Nepal's capital on Friday for the annual gay pride parade.
The environmental cost of climbing Mount Everest
The Nepalese government is considering imposing tough new measures against mountaineers spoiling the peak.
Himalayan glaciers melting at alarming rate, spy satellite data shows
Satellite data shows that the rate at which Himalayan glaciers are melting has doubled over the past two decades. That ice is not being replaced, and the retreat of these glaciers threatens water supplies for hundreds of millions of people in Asia.
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Deaths on Everest's summit blamed on commercialisation of expedition
Yet another climber has died on Mount Everest, bringing the total deaths on the mountain to 13 in 2019 alone. Overcrowding has been reported near the summit and mountaineers suggest that the growing commercialisation of expeditions, the lack of experience and bad weather contribute to the problem.
Before fatal descent, British climber wrote he feared Everest overcrowding could prove deadly
Robin Haynes Fisher wrote on Instagram last week that he had delayed his trek to the Himalayan summit in hopes of smaller crowds.
Deaths of Irish and British climbers bring Mount Everest toll to 10
It came during a season that has been plagued by bad weather and overcrowding on the peak.
Austrian climber David Lama completes first solo climb of Lunang Ri
Austrian climber David Lama has completed the first solo climb of Lunang Ri in Nepal.
Alpinist returns from the first ever ascent of Himalayan Lunag Ri peak
Austrian alpinist David Lama has safely returned from the first ever ascent of Lunag Ri (6907M) peak in the Himalaya in an epic solo effort
Locally made robots wait tables at Kathmandu restaurant
Locally made robots took over waiting duties in a Kathmandu restaurant.
Small is beautiful: How a Japanese micro-turbine is transforming a Nepalese village
Japan's Ibasei has installed six small turbines in Nepal, and transferred the technology, bringing light to the darkness of schoolchildrens' classrooms and their homes.
Nine climbers feared dead in Himalayas
A group of five South Korean climbers and four Nepali climbers and porters has been reported missing after a storm hit a camp on a Himalayan peak in west Nepal, officials said on Saturday.
Nepal's new "living goddess" makes first public appearance
The role of living goddess means the four-year-old must live in a temple and away from her family home until she reaches puberty.
EU committed to Nepal quake rebuilding
Three years on from Nepal's devastating twin earthquakes many thousands remain homeless. The EU is helping to accelerate the building of quake-resistant houses.
Push to speed up rebuilding three years on from Nepal earthquakes
Only 20% of homes eligible for rebuilding completed
Thousands gather for festival to mark Nepali new year
Thousands of people gathered on Sunday at the medieval city of Bhaktapur for the annual Sindoor Jatra, a festival that marks the beginning of the Nepali New Year and celebrates the arrival of Spring.