Massive Earthquake in the Himalayas and Nepal

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Re: Massive Earthquake in the Himalayas and Nepal

by Woodswalker » Sun May 10, 2015 6:25 pm

ScottyP wrote:Abandoned my climb, area is a mess. These people need our prayers.


Sorry that your dream climb had to be abandoned. Any chance of a trip report of your experience there with climbing and the earthquake?

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Re: Massive Earthquake in the Himalayas and Nepal

by Marcsoltan » Mon May 11, 2015 2:48 am

sqcipune wrote:I was in namche bazar on 25th May 2015 with my group n we all were planning to go the market as it was our acclimatization day, all of sudden our lodge hotel kamal started shaking n we were on second floor , it put our heart in our mouth, the time taken to come out was terrible ,we all ran away towords forest and stayed in tent organised by local police. it was raining that day n we all were shivering. when we were in our camp,again struck the other earthquake n seen how namche bazar building n huts were shaking n thundring sound from the rocking boulders, it was horrible n first time in my life seen death so closer

What is the condition of Namche Bazar? Did many/any buildings collapse? Any casualties?
How about nearby villages such as Lukla, Tengboche, Feroche etc.etc.etc?

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Re: Massive Earthquake in the Himalayas and Nepal

by John Duffield » Tue May 12, 2015 3:59 pm

I heard the new quakes epicenter is closer to Namche. Namche has crawled up the side of that ridge in the last 30 years. I hope it is ok.

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Re: Massive Earthquake in the Himalayas and Nepal

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Re: Massive Earthquake in the Himalayas and Nepal

by Josh Houser » Wed May 13, 2015 10:27 am

I have seen the havoc wreaked by natural disasters on TV and in photos before, but I can tell you that it is entirely something else to see it in person. I came to Nepal over a month ago to climb a mountain, and am leaving with images of total human misery and loss burned into my memory.


- Destruction in Nepal

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Despite the tragedy that is unfolding in Nepal, it is great to see some still staying positive even with the lose of their home:

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Re: Massive Earthquake in the Himalayas and Nepal

by Cy Kaicener » Wed May 13, 2015 4:53 pm

Landslide near Katmandu caught on camera (recent)
http://www.dailyo.in/politics/nepal-ear ... /3693.html

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Re: Massive Earthquake in the Himalayas and Nepal

by ScottyP » Wed May 13, 2015 10:15 pm

Nanmche looks better than I thought it would ( saw pics today). With the way it is built on the hill I expected worse glad I'm not there anymore. Poor people of Nepal though!

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