The art of perseverance

May 31, 2019 10:42 am

Lhakpa Phuti Sherpa was born in 1964 in Mushey village of Solukhumbu district, Nepal. As a child she would see tourists pass through her village in order to climb various mountains and she had always been fascinated by their motivation to take up such a daunting challenge.

KATHMANDU, May 29: At around 9:50 am of 23rd May, Lal Bahadur Jirel scaled Mt Everest. Little did he know then that scaling the highest mountain would cost him more than his inner strength and mettle.

KATHMANDU, May 28: The death toll on Everest on the Nepal side this season has reached nine with the demise of an American climber at South Col on Monday evening.

KATHMANDU, May 21: More than 120 climbers are heading toward the peak of Mt Everest as the second summit window opened on Monday.

One more climber dies on Everest

May 22, 2018 15:50 pm

KATHMANDU,  May 22: Mountaineer Damai Sarki Sherpa died last night during descent after reaching the top of the Mount Everest.

SOLUKHUMBU, May 18: In a bid to manage the waste materials dumped by climbers in the Everest region, the government has made it mandatory for each climber to collect and bring back with them at least eight kg of waste to the Everest Base Camp.

BIRATNAGAR, May 7: Kuga Takahiro, 42, a Japanese national died of altitude sickness in Solukhumbu on Sunday.

SOLUKHUMBU, May 22: An American climber has died on his way to the summit of Mt Everest, the world's highest mountain.

KATHMANDU, May 21: An American climber on Mount Everest died on Sunday, officials said, the third death on the world's highest mountain in the past month and raising safety concerns for climbers.

SALLERI (SOLUKHUMBU), May 7: The body of Min Bahadur Sherchan, 86, who died in Sagarmatha base camp on Saturday evening has been taken to Kathmandu for postmortem.

GENEVA, May 5: The family of famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck has held a funeral ceremony in Nepal following his death in a still-unexplained mountaineering accident near Mount Everest.

KATHMANDU, April 30:Swiss climber Ueli Steck famed for his relentless mountaineering feats perished near Mt Everest during a mountaineering accident early morning on Sunday. He was 40.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Swiss climber Ueli Steck famed for his relentless mountaineering feats perished on Everest during a mountaineering accident early morning on Sunday. He was 40.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Expedition organizers say famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck was killed in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal.