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Denali: Fallen Solo Climber Rescued from the Peters Glacier

07/06/2008 13:27

AAI just received the following email from the NPS on Denali. None of our climbers or guides were involved in this incident: Denali mountaineering rangers led a life-saving technical rope rescue of a fallen solo climber on Mt. McKinley the evening of June 3. Claude Ratté, age 44, of Montreal, ...

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Appa Joins Eco Everest Expedition at Khumbu

14/05/2008 11:26

THT OnlineKathmandu, May 14 Record-holder climber Appa Sherpa has joined the Eco Everest Expedition at the Khumbu region and is likely to accompany the team to the top of the world. "Appa did not have any plan to scale Mt Everest this season but when he heard of the Eco Everest Expedition and its ...

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Nepal unveils Mount Everest Day

13/05/2008 11:43

KATHMANDU (AFP) — Nepal has decided that May 29 -- the day the world`s highest peak was first conquered in 1953 -- will be marked as International Mount Everest Day, tourism officials said Friday. "The government has decided to commemorate the historic first ascent. This year will be the first ...

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Nepal: Everest climbing season resumes after torch climb

11/05/2008 10:38

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal allowed the climbing season on Mount Everest to resume Friday after blocking access to hundreds of climbers so a Chinese team carrying the Olympic flame could ascend without the threat of protests. Tourism Ministry official Dinesh Adhikari said climbers who had ...

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Namaste and warm greetings from Nepal

04/05/2008 15:12

Dear Friends, Namaste and warm greetings from Nepal. We are very, very happy to announce that all our efforts have been successful and Nepal Government has announced heavy reductions on all the Mountaineering Peak Permit Fees for the permitted Himalayan peaks in Nepal WITH EFFECT FROM 16 JULY 2008. ...

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Elbrus became a leader of the "Seven wonders of Russia"

30/04/2008 15:16

The second stage of "Seven wonders of Russia" peoples vote contest finished on April 29, RIA Novosti reported. The winner of the superfinal is Mount Elbrus, which outdid all the rest 14 candidate sights. The the second climbing object in the list of superfinal is "Solby" National Nature Reserve, ...

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Visit climbing festival and climb Elbrus

25/04/2008 14:18

We invite climbers and officials to visit our festival, to get acquaintance with our competition experience. It it really fiscinating mountain region with beautiful scenery, nice rock and mixed routes. After visiting Uzunkol we propose to join us for a unforgettable climb of Elbrus by a almost new ...

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Eco Everest Expedition 2008 launches from Everest Base Camp

19/04/2008 11:45

PRESS RELEASE Expedition draws attention to climate change threats and unveils world’s highest photo exhibition Eco Everest Expedition 2008 launches from Everest Base Camp Climate change is affecting people around the globe, and this is especially evident at the top of the world, around Mount ...

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UIAA regrets Mount Everest access decision by China

07/04/2008 13:46

Statement by Mike Mortimer, President of UIAA (International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation) The UIAA regrets the recent decision by the government of China to close the north side of Mount Everest to mountaineering expeditions for several weeks during May of this year. This restriction ...

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Flight Mineralny Vody - Munich starts 16th of May...

02/04/2008 15:40

Kavminvodyavia informs that since May 16, 2008 the flights on the route Mineralnye Vody - Munich - Mineralnye Vody will be resuming. The model of plane - Yak-42. Flight 787: Mineralnye Vody - 07.40 - Munich - 09.00 Flight 788: Munich - 12.30 Mineralnye Vody - 17.30 Time is local. Flights - every ...

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Everest Temporary Rules

28/03/2008 11:02

These Temporary Rules will only apply for the climbing period 1april-10 May Issuing of permit and the route for spring 2008 for Everest and Lhotse: A.The Government of Nepal and the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation will only issue permits for the South East Ridge Route on Mount ...

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Everest south side update: First two climbing permits issued in Nepal;

20/03/2008 10:54

09:50 pm EDT Mar 19, 2008 ( Today, ExplorersWeb received the following email from a spokesman for the Nepal Ministry of Tourism: "We start to give mountaineering permits from today. Two teams have taken permit for Dhaulagiri & Ama Dablam. Regarding Everest, the government will ...

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Alex Abramov about Everest season

18/03/2008 11:53

Everest is difficult and dangerous mountain and climbing Everest is a big risk even in good conditions. Situation today shows us that everything is against successful climb in this year. It is possible to make summit at "any price", but in this nervous situation, expeditions` Leaders and members ...

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Everest and Cho Oyu access closed ?

12/03/2008 15:45

Chinese authorities have closed access to Everest and nearby Cho Oyu, suspending climbing permits until 10 May. The surprising news is currently making headlines across the world and in practice means that until the end of the spring season it will be possible to climb Chomolunga from the south ...

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Our congratulations to Valery and Sergey

11/03/2008 15:37

Valery Babanov wore a similar smile. He is the most western of the Russian alpinists, the only one to have received the UIAGM international Alpine Guide diploma. A brief look at the small Siberian’s climbing curriculum will make even the strongest feel fainthearted, his routes are true ...

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Our guide Sergey Kofanov is awarded the prize for the first "Grolla doro" for the "finest international alpinist achievement by an alpine guide"

03/03/2008 17:45

The winners of the first edition were announced last Thursday, and the first "Grolla d’oro" for the "finest international alpinist achievement by an alpine guide" was awarded to Valery Babanov from Russia for his new route, first ascended last October with Sergey Kofanov, up the hitherto ...

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Alex Abramov and 7 Summits Club Team summitted Carstensz Pyramid!!!

03/03/2008 15:59

February 28 4 members of 7 Summits Club stood on top of Carstensz Pyramid (4884m). The way there was very difficult. Here are the details: Feb 23, Alexandr Abramov informed that porter team of indigenous locals who`d been escorting expedition was armed with bows and arrows to hunt and to prevent ...

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Mallory family goes to Everest

13/02/2008 15:22

Student, 20, says she plans to conquer Mount Everest with parents, brothers A 20-year-old Ontario woman says she and her family will attempt to scale Mount Everest together, which could make her the youngest Canadian to reach the fabled summit. Laura Mallory says her mother Barbara, 56, father Dan, ...

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A hot season in the Southern Hemisphere

12/02/2008 09:22

About 200 hundred climbers from our Alpindustria Travel Company have visited the Southern Hemisphere during last two month. We sent many groups to Kilimanjaro, Aconcagua, Kosciuszko, and Carstenz, mountain peaks being part of Seven Summits programme. As well as to mountains of Ecuador and Patagonia. ...

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To the highest peak of Oceania...

10/02/2008 15:59

The 7 Summits Club and Alpindustria Adventure Team: To the highest peak of Oceania. The first Russian commercial expedition to Carstencz [Puncak Jaya] had started on 9th of February. There are 6 persons in the team under leadership of Alex Abramov. His old friends Dmitry Moskalev (from Moscow) and ...

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