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by jedicolin » Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:32 pm

UFO Spotted above Mount Everest

A bizarre UFO has been spotted above Mount Everest. UFO watchers say the spooky object causes a silhouette and its height means it can't be a drone or helicopter.

UFO Spotted above Mount Everest

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by jedicolin » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:15 pm

Winter Everest Climb in Final Stage

The expedition led by Alex Txikon currently attempting a winter ascent of Everest without supplementary oxygen has entered the final stage.

Winter Everest Climb in Final Stage

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by jedicolin » Mon Feb 26, 2018 2:32 pm

Double Amputee Challenges Supreme Court to Climb Everest

A case has been filed at the Supreme Court demanding annulment of a provision of the country’s mountaineering expedition regulation that bars double amputee and blind persons from attempting to climb mountains including Mt Everest.

Double Amputee Challenges Supreme Court to Climb Everest

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by jedicolin » Tue Feb 27, 2018 3:40 pm

Mount Everest Winter climb abandoned

Alex Txikon has abandoned his bid to make the first winter ascent of Mount Everest in 25 years after "lethal weather" forced him to retreat.

Mount Everest Winter climb abandoned

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Re: Mount Everest News

by jedicolin » Thu Mar 01, 2018 2:40 pm

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

"When do you think Mallory’s watch got broken?"

Please take your vote at Mount Everest The British Story

Results from last months question

Is the decision to ban solo and disabled climbers from Mount Everest a good or bad idea?

A Good Idea 49%
A Bad Idea 35%
Not Sure 16%

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by jedicolin » Sat Mar 03, 2018 3:54 pm

How many have made it to the top of Mount Everest?

Every climbing season it draws climbers from all over the world to attempt to reach its summit, for some, they fulfil their dream while others sadly do not.

How many have made it to the top of Mount Everest?

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Re: Mount Everest News

by jedicolin » Sun Mar 04, 2018 6:14 pm

9 year old girl aims to climb Mount Everest

“I will aim for the world’s tallest mountain in 2019 to become the youngest girl to reach the top of Mount Everest”.

9 year old girl aims to climb Mount Everest

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by Scott » Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:02 am

jedicolin wrote:9 year old girl aims to climb Mount Everest

“I will aim for the world’s tallest mountain in 2019 to become the youngest girl to reach the top of Mount Everest”.

9 year old girl aims to climb Mount Everest


I liked taking my kids climbing, but nine is too young for Everest.

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Re: Mount Everest News

by jedicolin » Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:37 pm

Scott wrote:
jedicolin wrote:9 year old girl aims to climb Mount Everest

“I will aim for the world’s tallest mountain in 2019 to become the youngest girl to reach the top of Mount Everest”.

9 year old girl aims to climb Mount Everest


I liked taking my kids climbing, but nine is too young for Everest.


I would not allow my kids at that age to go on Mount Everest either.

Anyway, I am not sure how she would be allowed as there are age restrictions on both sides of the mountain.

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by jedicolin » Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:37 pm

Court tells government to allow climbers with disabilities on Everest

The Supreme Court today stayed the government’s decision to bar double amputee and visually impaired persons from climbing mountains, allowing them to obtain climbing permits.

Court tells government to allow climbers with disabilities on Everest

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by jedicolin » Sat Mar 10, 2018 7:32 pm

How many bodies are on Mount Everest?

As of the end of the climbing season in 2017, according to the Himalayan Database there has been a total of 288 climbers who have sadly lost their life while on the highest mountain in the world.

How many bodies are on Mount Everest?

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by jedicolin » Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:15 pm

Footballer does ‘keepy uppies’ all the way to Mount Everest Base Camp

A football freestyler has climbed all the way to Mount Everest's base camp - while doing keepy uppies. John Farnworth took on the challenge to raise money for charity.

Footballer does ‘keepy uppies’ all the way to Mount Everest Base Camp

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by jedicolin » Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:41 pm

Icefall doctors on there way to Mount Everest

An eight-member team of icefall doctors along with two kitchen staff left for the Mount Everest Base Camp from Namche Bazaar to fix a climbing route up to Camp II in the world’s highest peak.

Icefall doctors on there way to Mount Everest

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by jedicolin » Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:27 pm

Man aims to reach Mount Everest Base Camp in a wheelchair

A wheelchair-bound Australian is aiming to become the first paraplegic to reach Everest base camp he will be using a specially designed wheelchair with mountain bike wheels when the trails allow.

Man aims to reach Mount Everest Base Camp in a wheelchair

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Re: Mount Everest News

by jedicolin » Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:08 pm

Hari Budha Magar to fulfil dream to climb Mount Everest

A former Gurkha soldier from Canterbury who lost his legs after being blown up in Afghanistan is set to realise a boyhood dream of climbing Everest after an about-turn by the authorities.

Hari Budha Magar to fulfil dream to climb Mount Everest

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