Mon, 31 Oct 2016 20:30:55 GMT
The challenges of trekking
- The Hindu
While trek operators may register with the Indian Mountaineering
Foundation (IMF), such registration is not mandatory. It is perhaps the unregulated nature of the enterprise that leads to operators and trekkers failing to accord the respect due to ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 18:32:15 GMT
Mountaineering center to boost Tibet's economy
- China Post
Lodre, 53, a mountaineering
coach with the Tibet Mountaineering
Guide School, said the center will boost high-mountain medical assistance capabilities. "Tibet only has ground rescue services, but air rescue is essential for climbing in the Qomolangma ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 12:48:23 GMT
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 13:09:18 GMT
- Outlook Business
“When I first told him about my decision to climb the Everest, my boss sarcastically said, 'You can very well climb the moon as well',” recollects Kuntal Joisher, India's only vegan mountaineer
, with a smile. After all, who would have thought that a ...
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 16:00:30 GMT
Martin Hawes: Climbing the debt mountain
The famous French mountaineer
Lionel Terray, in his 1961 seminal book Conquistadors of the Useless quotes his own father who said or mountaineering
"It's a stupid sport … a man must be completely crazy to wear himself out climbing a mountain, at the ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 18:03:07 GMT
One Man's Method: High-Altitude Mountaineering To 5.13 Rock
He said so many climbers – including guides – focus specifically on one discipline, whether bouldering, sport climbing, or high-altitude mountaineering
. “My goal is to have a life as a climber, and that includes all of those for me,” he said. “I want ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:21:44 GMT
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:23:06 GMT
Women mountaineers scale two peaks in Arunachal
- The Sentinel
Itanagar, Oct 27: All Women Mountaineering
Expedition 2016 did a hattrick with double ascent when the team members scaled two technical peaks in Arunachal Himalayas - Mt Gorichen East on October 18 and an unnamed virgin Peak on October 21 last.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 20:34:12 GMT
All women mountaineering team scales two peaks
- The Arunachal Times
ITANAGAR, Oct 26: The all women mountaineering
expedition team succeeded in ascending to the summit of two technical peaks in Arunachal Himalayas – Mt Gorichen East on October 18 at 8.30 am and an unnamed virgin Peak on October 21 at 8.30 am.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:20:55 GMT