A Sherpa has become the youngest to climb Everest 21 times

A 37-year old Sherpa climber has become the youngest mountaineer in the world to successfully scale the world’s highest mountain for the 21st time. Ngima Nuru Sherpa from Teso village near Namche Bazaar, Solukhumbu, along with other climbers reached the summit point of Mt Everest from Tibet side, the expedition organiser said. “Born on November 6, 1981, Ngima Nuru stood

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Kenton Cool Summits Everest for his 13th time

Renowned British climber Kenton Cool, has broken his own record for summiting Mount Everest, scaling the world’s highest mountain for the 13th time this morning. According to Iswari Poudel, Managing Director at Himalayan Guides Nepal Pvt Ltd, Kenton Cool (43) from Gloucestershire, South West England, has broken his own British record for the most summits of the world’s highest peak.

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70 year old Double Amputee reaches Everest summit

A Chinese climber, who lost both his legs to frostbite in 1975 during his first attempt to reach the summit of Mt Everest, has scripted a history on the roof of the world becoming the first double amputee climber to stand atop the world’s highest peak from Nepal side this morning. According to Mingma Gyalje Sherpa, Managing Director at Imagine

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Sherpa’s reach summit of Mount Everest

A rope-fixing team of climbing Sherpas reached the summit of Mt Everest this afternoon becoming the season’s first team to scale the world’s highest peak from Nepal side, according to the expedition organiser. According to Iswari Paudel, Managing Director at Himalayan Guides Nepal (HGN) Pvt Ltd, climbing Sherpas include Pasang Tenjing  Sherpa, Pasdawa Sherpa, Lakpa Dendi Sherpa, Jen Jen Lama,

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Climbers Fall off Ladder

Mount Everest climber Nobukazu Kuriki was crossing a crevasse in the Khumbu Icefall when the ladders collapsed. Nobukazu and another climber fell towards the bottom of the crevasse but luckily their ropes stopped them going to far. They are reported to be OK. The video was taken by a Sherpa who is a friend of Nobukazu.

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Ben Fogle on Mount Everest – “I am scared”

As Ben Fogle now attempts the final push to conquer Everest without fellow climber Victoria Pendleton, the TV adventurer reveals he is under no illusion as to the gruelling hazards lying ahead. TV adventurer Ben Fogle embarked on his attempt to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain yesterday morning. His team, led by the experienced mountaineer Kenton Cool,

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Double amputee ready for Everest summit

The world climbers, who have been waiting for a fair window to climb Mt Everest, are all set to begin their summit pushes in the world’s highest peak on May 13. Mingma Gyalje Sherpa, Managing Director at Imagine Treks, shared that a group of mountaineers including Xia Boyu, a double amputee climber from China, will be attempting to scale the mountain. Photograph

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Victoria Pendleton has ended her Mount Everest climb

Unfortunately after much deliberation I have decided not to continue my endeavour to summit Mount Everest. Ben Fogle and Victoria Pendleton (Jonathan Griffith/PA) The weather conditions have offered the possibility of an early summit bid, as a consequence I have been unable to adhere to the prescribed rotation program and keep pace with the team without causing concern regarding my

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Worlds Highest Dinner Party

A touch of class was brought to the lofty reaches of Mount Everest yesterday, as a British adventurer set a new Guinness World Record for hosting the world’s highest black tie dinner party – complete with a table, crockery, cutlery, flowers, candles and a gourmet three-course meal. After a ‘trial run’ at Base Camp with a larger group last week, Neil

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Poll Question for May

I have added a new poll question for the month of May. “How many bottles of oxygen each do you think Mallory and Irvine took on their summit climb?” One Bottle Two Bottles Three Bottles Please take your vote, thank you. Results from last months question Which is your favourite read? The Fight for Everest 1924 76% The Assault on

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