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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

For nearly four decades, Midwest Mountaineering owner serves local climbers  -  Minnesota Daily
Midwest Mountaineering founder and owner Rod Johnson and his 4-year-old rescue dog Finney pose for a portrait in his store on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 on West Bank. Johnson started his business in 1970 to get climbing gear at wholesale and began ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 13:09:18 GMT

Scaling heights  -  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  -  Stuff.co.nz
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  -  GearJunkie
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
Mountaineering legend Doug Scott goes from climbing Earth's highest mountain to St Austell  -  West Briton
One of two mountaineers who became household names after making the first ascent of the massive south-west face of the Earth's highest mountain will be telling his story in St Austell tonight. Doug Scott CBE will share how he and fellow climber Dougal ...
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
Everest Air is an Intense Real-Life Story of Mountaineering and Life-Saving Rescues  -  Men's Fitness
Increasing your quad strength and the collaborative muscle strength in your hamstrings as well as your quads. I started doing squats half way through my mountaineering career. I noticed a massive difference in my ability to go longer throughout the day.