KATHMANDU, July 8: Nepali mountaineer Nirmal Purja who is in a mission to scale 14 mountains above 8000 meters in seven months, successfully scaled the Nanga Parbat in Pakistan on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Journalist and mountaineer Kalpana Maharjan has become the first woman journalist to climb the world’s highest peak Mount Everest from both the north and the south sides.

SEOUL, Oct 17: Relatives dressed in black funeral suits wept in grief on Wednesday as the bodies of five South Korean mountain climbers arrived home from Nepal where they had died in a storm last week.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Eight of the nine mountaineers who were caught in an avalanche have been killed.

KATHMANDU, June 23: Among tough resolutions of those enjoying adventurous life, climbing Mount Everest and setting a record may be one.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Italian mountaineer Simone La Terra, 37, died while climbing Mt Dhaulagiri (8137m), officials said on Monday. This is the first fatality of the busy spring season.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Italian mountaineer Simone La Terra, 37, died while climbing Mt Dhaulagiri (8137m), officials said on Monday. This is the first fatality of the busy spring season.

Mountaineer Sanjay Pandit dies

June 19, 2017 10:10 am

REPUBLICA, June 19: Nepali mountaineer and ultra runner Sanjay Pandit died during climbing the mountain Denali Mountain in Alaska of United States of America (USA) on Sunday.

TEXAS, June 18: Ultra-runner and mountaineer Sanjay Pandit died in the Mount Denali National Park in the USA. Nepali embassy in Washington D.C. has confirmed that Pandit was descending Denali, the highest mountain of the North America.

KATHMANDU, May 6:  Min Bahadur Sherchan, the oldest mountaineer of Nepal, has passed away while climbing Mt. Everest on Saturday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Former Kumari, the living goddess, Chanira Bajracharya and mountaineer Lhakpa Sherpa have made it to the list of 'BBC 100 Women 2016'.