KATHMANDU, June 17: Altogether 61 Indian climbers successfully scaled Mt Everest this spring season as the country topped the list of Everest summiteers this year. China was hot on the heels of India for successfully climbing the world’s highest peak.
KATHMANDU, June 13: Amid concerns from various quarters that weak laws and poor monitoring by the authorities have made mountaineering unsafe, the government recently formed a five-member panel to identify the problems in mountaineering and recommend measures.
KATHMANDU, May 24: Thirteen climbers have died or are presumed dead while climbing various mountains in Nepal after this year's spring window opened, according to the details provided by expedition agencies and government's mountaineering agency.
KATHMANDU, April 30: Eight hundred and twenty-four climbers belonging to 100 mountaineering expedition teams have taken permission to climb 27 mountain peaks, including Sagarmatha (Mt Everest), the world's highest peak, in this Spring climbing season, the Department of Tourism has stated.
KATHMANDU, June 28: The Supreme Court on Wednesday annulled a provision in Mountaineering Expedition Regulations that bars double amputee and blind persons from climbing mountains including Mt Everest.
KATHMANDU, March 25: Around 700 high altitude workers are set to receive certificate of mountaineering expedition, as has been mentioned in the citizen charter of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation.
KATHMANDU, March 19: Global Adventure & Mountaineering Conference and Expo (GAMCE) 2018, jointly organized by Nepal Tourism Board and House of Rajkarnicar, has been scheduled to be held at Hotel Yak & Yeti in Kathmandu on March 23-25.
KATHMANDU, Oct 6: The number of mountaineers seeking permission to climb various peaks this autumn has climbed significantly. According to the Department of Tourism, 107 expedition teams, including some Nepali teams, have till date got permission to climb Mt Manaslu, Mt Ama Dablam, Mt Dhawalagiri, among other peaks.