Messner: Everest is Tourism not Alpinism

Legendary mountaineer from Italy, Reinhold Messner, has said that Nepali Sherpas are capable of facilitating traditional alpinism on top mountains of the world. Messner, who has devoted his entire 30 years of climbing life to promote traditional alpinism, said that Sherpas bore all the problems on mountains in order to facilitate the expedition members for the same. Talking exclusively with

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Mallory Poll

I have added a new poll question for the month of November. Do you think Mallory had ‘summit fever’ and would had risked all to reach the summit? Please take your vote, thank you.

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Modified Car at Everest Base Camp

Kah Chuan Hoong is living the dream. He’s driving one of the quickest cars ever built on a road trip from Singapore to Mount Everest base camp and back. Just look at the incredible photo of that GT-R off-roading through the picturesque terrain. Photo Credit Kah Chuan Hoong Nissan GT-Rs aren’t off-road vehicles by any stretch, but they do have

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Everest Air on TV

Jeff Evans ended up the star of the latest Travel Channel adventure series on accident. The Boulder resident didn’t start out on the cast. His six-episode show, “Everest Air,” premiers on the Travel Channel. As Evans tells it, a production crew originally reached out to him for some consulting advice for a possible new Travel Channel series. The idea: Follow

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First Woman to Summit Everest has Died

The first woman to summit Mount Everest, Junko Tabei of Japan, died aged 77, media reported Saturday. Photo (C) ndtv Tabei died of peritoneal cancer on Thursday at a hospital in Saitama, north of Tokyo, Japan’s public broadcaster NHK and Kyodo News said, quoting her family. She completed the first climb of Mount Everest by a woman in 1975, accomplishing

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Solo Everest Attempt Ends

One of the more interesting expeditions of the fall climbing season in the Himalaya has come to an end. Japanese alpinist Nobukazu Kuriki has announced that he is leaving Mt. Everest and will return home, bringing an end to his latest attempt to summit that mountain solo and unsupported. Photo (C) Nobukazu Kuriki You may recall that Kuriki launched a

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Alex Staniforth Interview

British climber Alex Staniforth was heading for Mount Everest in 2014 when an avalanche ended his climb before it started. In 2015 Alex was at Camp 1 when another deadly avalanche struck the mountain. Alex has kindly done an interview for this site about his experience on Mount Everest. Alex Staniforth Interview

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Runaway Boy Headed for Everest

A 14-year-old boy left his home in Indirapuram on Saturday evening, to fulfil his dream of climbing Mount Everest. Police later traced him to Tanakpur district of Uttarakhand, along the India-Nepal border. According to the boy’s parents, he left a note for them and sneaked out of the house when they went to the market. He also took some money

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Everest Survival Tips

To reach the summit of Mount Everest is no easy task. Many things can go wrong with some being totally out of your control. In this new article I have listed seven tips to keep you safe while ascending to the top of the world. 7 Everest Survival Tips

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