Chitrasen Sahu

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Meet Chitrasen Sahu, India's First Double Leg Amputee Climbs Europe's Highest Peak

Chitrasen Sahu, a specially-abled double leg amputee mountaineer from Chhattisgarh, climbed one of Europe and Russia’s highest mountain peaks, Mount Elbrus at a height of 5,642 metres. After hoisting India’s national flag at the peak, he shared the message, “'Mission Inclusion—To promote equity' and the Plastic Free Nation.” Besides, he is India’s first double amputee to climb three of the world's highest peaks of three separate continents.… read-more

Thu, 26 Aug 2021 - 07:52 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Mountaineers, specially-abled, double leg amputee, Mount elbrus

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Climbers at Mount Everest.

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Nepal Refuses To COVID For Everest Climbers Who Suffer Dry Cough

The Nepal Tourism department which supervises voyage to Mount Everest denied COVID-19 cases on Mount Everest dismissing them as dry cough due to the topography and pneumonia for others. Despite the cancellation of expeditions and climbers getting transported off the peak due to sickness, the Nepal government stood on its ground. Ang Tshering Sherpa, a former president of the Nepal Mountaineering Association… read-more

Mon, 28 Jun 2021 - 02:51 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Nepal, mount everest, sherpas, Mountaineers

Courtesy: The Economic Times

People climbing a snowy mountain


Nepal Urges Everest Climbers To Bring Back Empty Oxygen Cylinders

The Nepal Mountaineering Association on May 10 urged the Mt Everest climbers to bring back the empty oxygen cylinders for reuse. Experiencing the second COVID wave, Nepal is facing acute shortage of oxygen and cylinders. It is estimated that climbers and their Sherpa guides have carried nearly 3,500 oxygen cylinders during April- May. Reportedly, the cylinders are either left after the expeditions or they get buried under in avalanches.

Mon, 10 May 2021 - 08:30 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: himalayas, Nepal, mount everest, Mountaineers, Oxygen Cylinder, Oxygen Shortage

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Mountaineer Narender Yadav

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Nepal Bans Haryana Mountaineers For Faking Mount Everest Summit

Over accusations of counterfeiting, Nepal's Tourism Ministry (MoCTCA) has dismissed the summit certificate issued to Haryana-based mountaineers Narender Singh Yadav and Seema Rani besides fining guide and organisers. Authorities, during examinations, found that both Yadav and Rani had fabricated their Mount Everest summit by submitting forged documents and photographs. Consequently, MoCTCA accorded them six-year retrospective bans, commencing… read-more

Thu, 11 Feb 2021 - 12:21 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: mount everest, Nepal, Mountaineers, Narender Singh Yadav, Seema Rani, Banned

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Team of Nepali Mountaineers

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10 Nepali Mountaineers Create World Record By Climbing K2 In Winter

For the very first time in history, a group of 10 Nepali nationals climbed the world's second-highest mountain K2 during the winter. The mountaineers set a world record by climbing 8,611-metre-tall K2 situated in the Karakoram range. One of the mountaineers said on social media, "History made for mankind, History made for Nepal." Reportedly, during winters in K2, the temperature drops to minus 60 degrees with strong cold winds.

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 04:43 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Nepali climbers, Nepal, World Record, K2, Second-highest mountain, Mountaineers

Courtesy: India .com