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  • India Jun 3, 2019

    Indian Pilots Spot 5 Bodies in Search for Missing Climbers in Himalayas

    Indian air force pilots spotted at least five bodies Monday in the Himalayas near the border with China and Nepal while searching for eight climbers, including two Americans, who went missing in an avalanche while attempting to chart a new route on India’s second-highest mountain. Dr. Vijay Kumar Jogdande, a civil administrator in the northern state of Uttarakhand, said the...

  • India Jun 3, 2019

    Indian Pilots Spot 5 Bodies in Search for Missing Climbers in Himalayas

    Indian air force pilots spotted at least five bodies Monday in the Himalayas near the border with China and Nepal while searching for eight climbers, including two Americans, who went missing in an avalanche while attempting to chart a new route on India’s second-highest mountain. Dr. Vijay Kumar Jogdande, a civil administrator in the northern state of Uttarakhand, said the...

  • India Jun 2, 2019

    India Rescuers Search for Missing Climbers on Himalayan Peak

    Rescuers on Sunday searched for eight mostly foreign mountaineers who went missing while attempting to scale India’s second-highest mountain, an official said. The team, led by British climber Martin Moran, began its ascent May 13 to summit up a previously unclimbed peak on Nanda Devi East at 6,477 meters (21,250 feet), according to Moran Mountain, Moran’s Scotland-based company. The team...

  • India Jun 2, 2019

    India Rescuers Search for Missing Climbers on Himalayan Peak

    Rescuers on Sunday searched for eight mostly foreign mountaineers who went missing while attempting to scale India’s second-highest mountain, an official said. The team, led by British climber Martin Moran, began its ascent May 13 to summit up a previously unclimbed peak on Nanda Devi East at 6,477 meters (21,250 feet), according to Moran Mountain, Moran’s Scotland-based company. The team...

  • Chief May 6, 2017

    85-Year-Old Aiming to Be Oldest Everest Climber Dies

    An 85-year-old Nepali died Saturday while attempting to scale Mount Everest to regain his title as the oldest person to climb the world’s highest peak, officials said. Min Bahadur Sherchan died at the base camp on Saturday evening but the cause of death was not immediately clear, said Dinesh Bhattarai, chief of Nepal’s Tourism Department. Mountaineering official Gyanendra Shrestha, who...

  • Asher Klein Apr 12, 2017

    At 85, Nepali Aims to Regain Title of Oldest Everest Climber

    A Nepali who was once the oldest climber to scale Mount Everest is attempting to regain that title, at age 85, with hopes that the feat will help him spread a message of peace. Min Bahadur Sherchan plans to climb the 8,850-meter (29,035-foot) peak next month during a window of favorable weather on the summit. “I want to be the...

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