SHANGHAI, May 15: China has decided to cancel the 2021 spring climbing season from the Tibetan side of Mount Everest, the world's tallest peak, because of coronavirus concerns, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Nepal is set to make its third appearance in the international sports climbing, a gradually rising sports in Nepal, in the upcoming Asian Games to be hosted by Indonesia from August 18 to September 2.

KATHMANDU, June 2: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has honoured the members of the First Women Journalists Everest Expedition -2018.

CLIMBING HIGH

April 15, 2018 13:09 pm

KATHMANDU, April 15: Life is not like fairytales and success can’t be achieved easily. You’ve to be strong and bold enough to achieve success overcoming criticisms and various other challenges. Phancha Maya Tamang, 18, national champion of sport climbing also had to go through lots of criticism for her choice.

KATHMANDU, March 30: The Nepal Climbing Sports Association (NCSA) and Pasang Lhamu Academy have announced to jointly organize the Suman Bhomjan Memorial Sports Climbing Tournament on May 2.

Climbing up

March 18, 2018 08:36 am

Sport climbing is an attraction for adventure seekers who look for tough challenge. It is one of the difficult sports that require the climber to have physical strength, endurance power, balance, and a swift and sharp mind. Here one climbs across the formation of rock or artificial wall.

NAGARKOT, March 16: A cultural programme has been organized here to support Sharmila Syangtan who is set to scale the world's highest peak, Mount Everest, from the Tamang community.

KATHMANDU, March 8:  The Supreme Court on Wednesday permitted the visually impaired and the disabled to scale Mt Everest, suspending  implementation of government regulations that  banned them from such climbs.

More Women climbing Nepali mountains

December 4, 2017 09:05 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: The number of women climbing Mt Everest has increased remarkably over the past decade.

Wonders of rock climbing

November 17, 2017 10:10 am

As Astrek Climbing Wall Pvt. Ltd gears to host another series of Nepal’s biggest climbing competition, Climbmandu, along with North Face and Black Diamond, there is a certain buzz about rock climbing. Often touted as a sport for thrill seekers, rock climbing clearly has a huge potential in a mountainous country like Nepal.

MALTA, August 29: For more than a century, locals in the small Maltese town of St Julian’s have celebrated their patron saint by running up a steeply angled log, smeared with lard, protruding over the sea.

SOLUKHUMBU, June 2: This year's spring climbing season has ended with the total 500 climbers having made it to the top of Mt. Everest. The expedition that started from May 15 lasted about 15 days and 500 mountaineers scaled the tallest peak of 8,848 meters, according to the Department of Tourism.

LONDON, Oct 9: A 21-year-old man was arrested on Friday for scaling a gate at Queen Elizabeth’s London residence, Buckingham Palace, police said.