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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Fri Oct 06, 2017 4:20 pm

Clearing Everest Garbage is not an Army Job

A recent order by the PMO delivered through the Defence Ministry to the Army to remove garbage left by climbers on Mount Everest has caused much dismay and disquiet both amongst the veterans and the serving men.

Clearing Everest Garbage is not an Army Job
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Postby jedicolin » Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:24 pm

Female Pilot had rescued climbers from Mount Everest

Priya Adhikari spends her days in a rescue chopper, carrying out search and rescue operations in the Himalayas and has rescued countless injured climbers from Mount Everest.

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Postby jedicolin » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:16 pm

Disabled War Veteran heads for Everest BC for Charity

A disabled war veteran will attempt to trek to the world’s highest mountain next month to raise money for the Kent-based military and disability charity.

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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:32 pm

Everest watch to be auctioned off

The watch which was worn by Gurkhas to reach the summit of Mount Everest and made by a Stamford firm is to be auctioned off.

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Postby jedicolin » Sun Oct 15, 2017 6:02 pm

Messner and the art of not getting killed

Italian mountaineer Reinhold Messner is perhaps one of the world’s last great adventurers: He has climbed the highest peaks, crossed Antarctica and hunted for the yeti.

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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:22 pm

Everest: It’s not about the Summit

‘Everest: It’s not about the Summit’ by Ellis Stewart sold very well as a paperback. By demand Ellis is now looking at publishing the book as a hardback limited to 250.

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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Thu Oct 19, 2017 6:13 pm

Climb Everest in 4 Weeks for 95.000 Euro

Furtenbach Adventures are offering a ‘Flash Mount Everest climb’ in just four weeks at a cost of € 95.000 (approx £85.000).

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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Sun Oct 22, 2017 6:05 pm

Bonington: Everest brought me to tears

British climber Sir Chris Bonington discusses conquering the greatest peaks in the world, staying active in his 80s, and why he feels lucky to be alive.

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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:18 pm

Final Interview by Junko Tabei

In 2016 Junko Tabei the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest sadly passed away. Just before her death ‘Outside Online’ did her final interview.

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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Fri Oct 27, 2017 1:55 pm

Lincoln Hall’s gear on display

A collection of Lincoln Hall's mountaineering gear, clothing, and personal effects, has gone on display at the National Museum of Australia.

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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Sun Oct 29, 2017 5:51 pm

Mount Everest Biogas Project wins award

Mount Everest Biogas Project has won the 2017 Mountain Protection Award for its visionary solution to the decades-long impact of human waste on Mount Everest.

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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Tue Oct 31, 2017 6:32 pm

India asks Nepal to investigate Everest Tragedy 2016

The Office of The Indian Embassy has in turn officially requested The Foreign Office, Govt. of Nepal, to investigate all angles of the Everest tragedy in 2016.

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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:36 pm

Poll

I have added a new poll question for the month of November.

Mallory’s body was found with rope around his waist. How do you think he parted from Irvine during his fall?

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Results from last months question

What caused George Mallory to fall on that fateful day in 1924?

Exhaustion 38%
He tripped/slipped 29%
Something else 22%
The rock/ice/snow gave way 11%
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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Thu Nov 02, 2017 6:36 pm

High Rescue on Mount Everest

During the spring of 2017, five Sherpa’s rescued two mountaineers, who were up left for dead high up on Mount Everest.

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Re: Mount Everest News

Postby jedicolin » Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:45 pm

30 Women reach Everest Base Camp

A team from Herefordshire are the largest group of women to ever reach Everest Base Camp. The team of 30 are also on track to raise more money than planned for their two chosen charities.

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