Everest Film: Poorna

Malavath Poorna, a tribal girl from Telangana who came into prominence after becoming the youngest girl in the world to scale Mount Everest two years ago, climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to unveil the first look of her biopic “Poorna”. She achieved the feat and launched the movie’s first poster on India’s Independence Day on Monday evening. Poorna, along with her trainer

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Everest Climb in Winter

He is going to make it a round half-dozen. For the sixth time, Japanese Nobukazu Kuriki wants to tackle Mount Everest in the post-monsoon season. The 34-year-old says, he is planning to climb the highest mountain on earth solo, without bottled oxygen, this time via the Tibetan north side. Last year Kuriki had tried to reach the summit from the

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Doug Scott Tour

Doug’s lectures are famous for his personal and thought provoking commentary, illustrated with his stunning photography of the world’s most  spectacular mountain landscapes. During 2016 Doug will be visiting various locations and full details of this lecture tour celebrating his historic climb on Everest in 1975: Everest The Hard Way are below. Monday 19 September – Lancaster – 01524 64695

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Chris Bonington Tour

One of the UK’s most loved mountaineers, Sir Chris Bonington has released his dates for his up coming lectures called ‘My Life and Times’ during October 2016. The lecture will be made up of a spell binding narrative and is illustrated with superb pictures and video clips from many of Chris’s climbs. Chris Bonington – My Life & Times  Tuesday 4

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Alex returning to the Himalayas

Kelsall adventurer Alex Staniforth is planning to return to the world’s highest mountain range, a year after being caught up in an avalanche on Mount Everest. Alex, 21, was on his second attempt to reach the summit in April 2015, when a devastating avalanche claimed 22 lives, including three members of his team. He was in the Khumbu Icefall below

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Summiteer Statistics

I have added a statistics graph for the following pages showing how things have changed over the years. 1970’s 1980’s 1990’s 2000’s Each graph shows: How many summited, how many men, how many woman, what route and deaths.

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Climb Everest from Home

Everest VR isn’t a game. There are no challenges and it’s impossible to fail. It’s technically possible not to finish if your fear of heights causes you to remove the HTC Vive headset, but that’s the only conceivable way you won’t reach the top. You can experience all the sights and sounds of the program in around 30-to-40 minutes. Everest

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Poll

I have added a new poll question for the month of August. Xu Jing said he saw Irvine’s body below the First Step in 1960, why didn’t any searches find him? Please take your vote at www.everest1953.co.uk Results from last months question Should the British government arrange and pay for the search of Andrew Irvine on Mount Everest? Yes 52%

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2016 Summiteers

I have added my provisional list to the 2016 summiteers page. I have a few more details that I need to research before I know I have the names and dates in the correct order. If you can see I have made a mistake then please let me know, thank you. 2016 British Summiteers

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