Archive for September, 2017
 
 
 
Mountaineering
 

Everest’s historic ‘Hillary Step’ has not collapsed, officers say

Authorities in Nepal have denied experiences that the famed “Hillary Step” on Mount Everest has collapsed, regardless of a veteran climber saying he noticed it first hand throughout an ascent final week. Mountaineer...
 
Mountaineering
 

Mount Everest’s well-known Hillary Step destroyed, mountaineers affirm

Mountaineers mentioned the Hillary Step might have fallen sufferer to Nepal’s devastating 2015 earthquake. The near-vertical 12m (39ft) rocky outcrop stood on the mountain’s southeast ridge, and was the final nice p...
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People
 

Wanted: Top doctor to take care of 7 billion of us

Health ministers and officers from 194 international locations are on account of vote for a brand new director common of the World Health Organization in Geneva on Tuesday. The UN company, based in 1948, describes itself becaus...
 
Mountaineering
 

Mount Everest: Min Bahadur Sherchan dies making an attempt file

Min Bahadur Sherchan, a former British Gurkha soldier, was attempting to reclaim the file from Japan’s Yuichiro Miura, who climbed Everest aged 80 in 2013. Mr Miura broke Mr Sherchan’s personal file set as a 76-year...
 
Disaster
 

5.eight magnitude earthquake hits western Montana

A 5.eight magnitude earthquake struck western Montana early Thursday, in accordance with the US Geological Survey. The earthquake was 13.6 kilometers (eight.four miles) in depth and was about 33 miles northwest of Helena, the c...

 
Tourism
 

Famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck dies in Everest coaching accident

Swiss climber Ueli Steck was killed Sunday in an accident close to Mount Everest, Nepal’s tourism division mentioned. The 40-year-old died when he slipped from a slope and fell right into a crevasse at round 6,600 meters ...