- Tuesday, May 4, 2010, 8:07
Famous Hollywood star Jessica Biel is planning to trek Everest Base Camp. She wants to climb the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest.
She had before climbed successfully Mt. Kilimanjaro Africa’s highest peak on January 10th. At that time she was accompanied by actor Emile Hirsch and members ... Full story
- Friday, April 2, 2010, 0:14
More than half a century after Edmund Hillary first stood on the top of Mount Everest, the ashes of the world-famous mountaineer are to be carried to the summit by a Nepalese Sherpa.
Apa Sherpa, who has scaled the world's highest peak a record 19 times, said on Thursday he will carry Hillary's ... Full story
- Friday, February 5, 2010, 9:57
Hearbeat, a group of local artist and youth social workers is hosting fundraising event for 'Peace Expedition, Spring 2010'. The expedition is led by world cyclist Puskar Shah who traveled 150 countries from 1998 to 2009 with message of 'World Peace'. He will carry the flags of the countries that he had visited to top of the Mount Everest as a declaration of World ... Full story
- Sunday, December 6, 2009, 6:46
The cabinet meeting at Kala Patthar plateau near the base camp of world´s highest peak Mt. Everest has concluded successfully. The meeting done in order to draw international attention on effects of climate change on the Himalayas at an altitude of 5,242 meters surrounded by the world's highest peaks and glaciers has adopted a 10-point Everest Declaration.
The Everest-foot cabinet met on climate change attended by ... Full story
- Wednesday, November 25, 2009, 17:28
Min Bahadur Sherchan of Nepal who is now 78 years old has legitimately replaced Japanese climber Yuichiro Miura in the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest man to climb Mt Everest. Sherchan, who is a retired solider sets his eyes on breaking his own record. He aims to climb the Mt. Everest once again when he turns 84 in 2014.
“The oldest man to ... Full story
- Tuesday, November 3, 2009, 10:16
World leaders have called for a comprehensive, ambitious and fair international climate change deal to be clinched at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, 7th-18th December this year.
Representing Nepal, PM Madhav Kumar Nepal is also going to participate in the meeting
On December 11th, which is marked as “Mountain Day” in the conference; mountaineers around the world are planning Copenhagen March in the leadership ... Full story
- Thursday, October 29, 2009, 10:01
Explore Himalaya Travel & Adventure announced the successful completion of the Everest Skydive 2009 program.
On October 28, 2009 a skydiving event was held at Gorak Shep. During the event, world skydiving champion Wendy Smith from New Zealand, Global Angels ambassador and tandem master Tom Noonan and Wing Commander Jai Kishan from the Indian ... Full story
- Saturday, October 24, 2009, 5:36
- Nepal Tourism Year 2011, News
Many of us know Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were the first to reach the summit of Everest, but we may not be aware of the fact how many days it took them to reach the summit.
It took more than 15 days for Tenzing Norgay and Sir ... Full story
- Thursday, September 24, 2009, 18:27
British endurance swimmer and environmental campaigner, Lewis Gordon Pugh, is attempting the most extreme challenge to carry out a swim in a glacial lake under the summit of Mount Everest to raise alertness towards climate change.
Pugh, who swam across an open patch of a sea at the North Pole two years ago to highlight the melting of the Arctic sea ice, will effort a symbolic ... Full story
- Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 11:21
- Mountain Memories
During dinner time at basecamp2, we heard a loud sound of an avalanche on SW face of Mount Everest. Everybody rushed out of the tent, only to fill the little vacant space left by the already gathered crowd of trekkers, to locate the area where the assumed avalanche had taken place. There was some difference of opinion among the crowd about what had ... Full story