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Mt Lhotse records first successful ascent after three years (ht 17/05/2017)

Gurkhas kick off Everest season with summit success, by Sangam Prasain (kp 16/05/2017), 35 more climbers scale Mt Everest as summit bids underway (ht 17/05/2017), 52 climbers on Mt. Everest summit so far this season (kp 21/05/2017), Mt Everest claims 4th victim this year: 27-year-old Indian climber Ravi Kumar goes missing, by Sangam Prasain (kp 22/05/2017), 70 atop Mt Everest but 2 climbers die (kp 22/05/2017)

Nepali woman scales Mt Everest eight times breaking own record, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 14/05/2017)

Acclimatise in bed, climb Mt Everest in half the time (kp 12/05/2017)

Nine Sherpas stand atop Mt Everest from Tibet side (kp 12/05/2017)

Everest expeditions likely to be delayed by bad weather, by Sangam Prasain (kp 11/05/2017)

Solo climber sans permit fined $22,000 (kp 09/05/2017), South African Everest permit dodger arrested: Ryan Sean Davy, 43, will appear in court next week to face charges related to his Everest attempt (kp 18/05/2017)

Sherchan, 85, dies on Everest during world record bid: Initial reports suggest he had a heart attack. He was pronounced dead at 5:14pm on Saturday (kp 07/05/2017)

Sherpas protest at Everest base camp, demand summit certificates, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 03/05/2017), A valid case: The government should simplify the process to ensure that the Sherpa workers are also recognized as part of the expedition (ht 04/05/2017)

Big rush: 800 Everest hopefuls waiting for weather window, by Sangam Prasain (kp 03/05/2017)

Famed Swiss alpinist dies in Nuptse bid. by Kumbha Raj Rai (kp 01/05/2017)

3 women arrive at base camp to summit Kanchanjunga, by Anand Gautam (kp 29/04/2017)

Highest number of permits issued for Mt Everest ever: As of Tuesday’s data, 365 individuals attempting to scale the 8,848-metre peak (kp 20/04/2017)

Dhaulagiri base camp bustling with climbers, by Ghanshyam Khadka (kp 17/04/2017)

Nepal grants climbing permit to 729 mountaineers this season (ht 16/04/2017)

Summit of Your Dream: It’s about conquering the top of the world and returning home safely, by Pooja Lakhey (ht 16/04/2017)

Mount Everest braces for ‘traffic jam’: About 400 climbers set to attempt feat this season (kp 16/04/2017), With more climbers traffic jam feared (ht 16/04/2017)

Three women set out to scale Mt Kanchenjunga (ht 11/04/2017)

Nepal asks climbers to clean quake-littered Everest camp (kp 30/03/2017)

First batch of spring climbers head to Mount Everest today, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 27/03/2017)

Some Everest climbers to be strapped with GPS device (kp 21/03/2017)

Sherchan launches bid to reclaim oldest Everester record (kp 07/03/2017) [This is simply stupid and should not be allowed! It endangerous Sherpas accompanying him!]

3 women to climb Kanchanjunga (kp 27/02/2017)

Makalu Adventure fined USD 4,000 for Everest summit fraud: Climbing Sherpas reveal Indian police couple never reached above 6,000 m, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 26/01/2017)

Spanish mountaineer evacuated from Everest (kp 24/01/2017)

Spanish, French climbers to climb Everest, Manaslu in style (ht 27/12/2016)

US explorer’s ‘record’ lands him in soup: Burch liable for action for flouting mountaineering law (ht 17/11/2016)

Two Romanians ascend Mt Peak 5 for first time (kp 10/11/2016)

All climbers don’t stand atop Mt Manaslu while ‘successfully’ summitting it, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 19/10/2016)

Sherpa dies on Lobuche; Japanese missing on Mt Manaslu, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 15/10/2016)

Give no leniency: As per the Tourism Act and mountaineering regulations a liaison officer assigned for a peak must stay at the base camp from the beginning to the end of every expedition (ht 04/10/2016)

Over 150 climbers summit Mt Manaslu in two days, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 02/10/2016)

Himalayas mistreated: nstead of conquering sacred mountains, we should be conquering our social and political ills, by Niranjan Mani Dixit (kp 14 August 2016)

Govt sets new rules for mountaineers (ht 19/07/2016)

Sherpas denied summit certificates, by Rajan Pokhrel (kp 15/07/2016) [Only those who are carried by the Sherpas to the top get certificates, not the real heroes?]

The call of the mountains, by Prateebha Tuladhar (kp 18/06/2016)

Mt Everest records 456 south summits, five deaths, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 16/06/2016)

Wind, snow hamper search on Everest (kp 26/05/2016)

Over 350 scale Everest, by Sagar Ghimire (rep 23/05/2016)

Australian and Dutch climbers die on way back from Everest (kp 22/05/2016)

Lhakpa Sherpa breaks own record to climb Everest a seventh time (kp 21/05/2016), Lhakpa talks of endurance after scaling Everest seven times, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 28/05/2016)

A crowded day atop Everest as over 150 reach summit (kp 20/05/2016), Over 200 climbers scale Mt Everest (ht 20/05/2016), 202 climbers atop Mt Everest in a single day (rep 20/05/2016)

88 including 36 foreigners atop Everest in 6 days, by Sagar Ghimire (rep 17/05/2016)

20 stranded trekkers rescued: Were descending to Manang after climbing Mt Saribung in Mustang, by Aash Gurung (kp 15/05/2016)

First climbers set foot on top of Everest in 2 years: Open doors for expeditioners to reach summit after deadly disasters (kp 12/05/2016), 9 Sherpa become first to summit Everest in three years, by Sagar Ghimire (rep 12/05/2016), British climbers first foreigners to scale Mt Everest in two years, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 13/05/2016), 27 climbers scale Mt Everest (kp 14/05/2016), Three more ascend Mount Everest (kp 15/05/2016)

Slovakian climbers rescued after 17 hours, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 12/05/2016)

97 mountaineering teams off to different peaks (kp 10/05/2016), Mountaineers set for final push to Everest peak, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 10/05/2016)

Icefall doctors secure route up to Camp IV (kp 06/05/2016)

Russian climber missing in Nepal’s Himalayas (ht 06/05/2016)

Septuagenarian Spaniard oldest mountaineer to scale Mt Annapurna: Thirty climbers scale world’s 10th highest mountain on a single day in the first successful summit this spring, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 02/05/2016)

289 climbers in bid to scale Everest, by Sangam Prasain (kp 01/05/2016)

President Bhandari honours mountaineers (ht 01/05/2016)

Four foreign climbers dead: Two fell into an icy crevasse, while two others died of altitude sickness (ht 28/04/2016)

Mt Everest climbers move to higher camps, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 27/04/2016)

Despite disasters, climbers return to Everest (ht 24/04/2016)

Female climbers blaze trails for their gender (ht 18/04/2016)

Icefall doctors fix climbing route up to Camp II, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 10/04/2016)

Disasters don’t deter Mt Everest climbers, by Sangam Prasain (kp 08/04/2016), 130 complain of altitude sickness, five evacuated (ht 08/04/2016)

Avalanches hamper mountaineers' preparations, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 06/04/2016)

Base camp officials to facilitate climbers, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 03/04/2016)

They die, we go home, by Mike Chambers (kp 01/04/2016)

Army personnel to dominate Mt Everest expeditions this season, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 31/03/2016)

Sherchan’s fresh bid to be oldest Everesteer, by Anup Ojha (kp 29/03/2016)

Icefall doctors report cracks, holes along Everest route, by Kumbha Raj Rai (kp 25/03/2016) [Next Everest disaster in the waiting?], Mountaineers set for spring bid on Mt Everest, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 27/03/2016)

71 climbers keen to scale Everest, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 21/03/2016)

Icefall doctors back to Everest: Leave for base camp to fix route for the upcoming climbing season; Climbing expeditions have been disrupted for two years because of avalanches and inclement weather (kp 28/02/2016), ‘Ice doctors’ return to Everest for spring (ht 29/02/2016)

Everest permits to be extended, by Sangam Prasain (kp 20/02/2016), Govt extends 2015 spring climbing permits by two years, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 01/03/2016), 2015 Everest permits extended for two years, by Sangam Prasain (kp 02/03/2016)

Proposal to extend validity of climbing permits stuck in finance ministry, by Kriti Bhuju (rep 08/02/2016)

Permit extension to benefit 801 climbers, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 14/01/2016)

Apex court rulkes in favour of NMA: Allows it to issue climbing permits for 33 mountains (ht 04/01/2016)

Climbers face ruin after quake, blockade hit Everest industry (kp 21/12/2015)

NMA monopoly on climbing permits ended, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 17/10/2015)

Austrian mountaineer dies of altitude sickness (ht 04/10/2015)

Tabei worried about growing footfalls, by Sangam Prasain (kp 23/09/2015)

Climbers return to Manaslu, by Sudip Kaini (kp 18/09/2015)

Profiting from tragedy: Expedition operators are using the avalanche tragedies on Everest to extort climbers, by Damien Francois (nt 18/09/2015)

French army team to scale Annapurna peaks (ht 12/09/2015)

Over 100 climbers attempting to scale Mount Manaslu: 36 teams get permits to ascend Nepali peaks, by Rajan Pokhrel (kp 08/09/2015)

Icefall doctors at base camp to fix Everest route for autumn: Two Japanese climbers to attempt to scale the world’s highest mountain in the new season, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 18/08/2015)

Petition for stay order against NMA dumped (kp 04/08/2015)

NMA slams writ against its royalty collection rights (kp 28/07/2015)

NMA pledges to do the needful to revive mountain tourism (ht 25/07/2015)

Mountaineering experts suggest ‘safety council’ (kp 18/07/2015)

Govt to seek assurances Everest is safe post-quakes (ht 12/06/2015)

Govt ‘positive’ on extending permits (kp 30/05/2015), Govt may extend Everest climbing permits (ht 30/05/2015)

Everest draws a blank after four decades of climbing, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 29/05/2015)

After two disasters on Everest, Sherpas worry about future (ht 10/05/2015)

Cleaning instead of climbing: A multinational group of climbers decided that even if they couldn’t climb Everest, they would clean it up, by Damien Francois

Govt shuts Everest for this season; Impossible to fix route above base camp: Icefall doctors (ht 04/05/2015), Everest expeditions called off this year too, by Sangam Prasain (kp 06/05/2015), Govt urged to extend climbing permits till ’16 (ht 06/05/2015)

Everest expeditions to resume within a week after deadly tremor, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 30/04/2015) [?????????????]

Mountaineers move to Camp 2; 53 liaison officers yet to reach Everest Base Camp, by Rajan Pokhrel (kp 24/04/2015), Youngest and the oldest climbers (ht 24/04/2015), First rescue above Camp 1 (ht 24/04/2015)

Because it is there: The lesson from the Everest tragedy is to spread the benefits of mountaineering to other areas of Nepal and ensure that mountaineering fees go for the welfare of high altitude workers (nt 24/04/2015)

83-year-old to scale Everest for 2nd time (kp 23/04/2015), Sherchan, 84, leaving for Lukla tomorrow: Is in bid to reclaim the record of oldest person to climb Mt Everest (ht 23/04/2015)

Avalanche victims remembered: Everest climbing halted due to bad weather, by Khumbaraj Rai (kp 19/04/2015)

Welfare fund for trekking, mountaineering workers (kp 19/04/2015), Govt to set up welfare fund for trekking workers (ht 19/04/2015)

Everest expeditions want choppers to ferry gear to Camp 1, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 19/04/2015)

Safe journey: Precautions must be taken so that this climbing season remains disaster free (kp 17/04/2015)

Record number of climbers likely to make Everest bid, by Sangam Prasain (kp 14/04/2015), Snowfall affects climbing in Everest region, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 14/04/2015), Bad weather confines mountaineers in tents, by Sangam Prasain and Pragati Shah (16/04/2015)

Malaysian national missing in Annapurna area for 13 days (ht 13/04/2015)

Icefall doctors fix new route: 109 climbers renew their 2014 permits to scale world’s highest peak, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 10/04/2015)

Scores of mountaineers taken ill: 15 evacuated from Everest region,150-plus get treatment, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 08/04/2015), Scaling Mt Everest this season? Before the expedition know how to deal with High Altitude Illnesses, by Ritesh Goel (ht 12/04/2015)

Spring climbing kick-starts in style, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 05/04/2015)

Finnish, Nepali climbers killed while descending from Annapurna (ht 26/03/2015)

Work begins to establish safer route up Everest, by Sangam Prasain (kp 24/03/2015)

Aspiring Everesters permitted to make another attempt, by Sangam Prasain (kp 20/03/2015), Govt extends individual
mountaineering permits
, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 20/03/2015), Individual Everest permits also extended for 5 years, by Kriti Bhuju (rep 20/03/2015)

Individual permit extension awaiting Cabinet approval, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 15/03/2015)

Italian mountaineers put off bid to scale Mount Manaslu (ht 08/03/2015)

Aftershocks of the Everest avalanche: Big drop in Everest bookings this spring affects the livelihood of high-altitude Nepali guides, by Om Astha Rai (nt 27/02/2015)

Govt indecision hits spring tourism: Only two climbing applications filed for the season, none for Everest, Lhotse or Nuptse (ht 16/02/2015)

Autumn season records only 20 per cent successful summits Of the 42 mountains permitted for climbing,only 242 mountaineers summited 16 peaks, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 06/02/2015)

Budget climbing on its way out, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 01/02/2015)

Minister adds to confusion over climbing permits, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 14/01/2015)

Seven Summits Women Team arriving home (ht 09/01/2015)

Mount Everest climbing season faces uncertainty of Himalayan proportions, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 08/01/2015)

NNMGA produces international guides (ht 31/12/2014)

Nepali women scale seven highest peaks (kp 26/12/2014)

The long game: Mt Everest is a license to print money for Nepal’s economy, but it needs honour and trust, by Ted Atkins (nt 12/12/2014)

Early warning system to alert spring climbers: Focuses on immediate, short and long term impacts of weather events (ht 11/12/2014)

HIV-infected Gopal Shrestha in bid to conquer Everest in April (ht 09/12/2014)

Balloon trip over Everest for $2.61m? (ht 06/12/2014)

Individual permit extension on cards, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 20711/2014)

'Freak weather patterns making climbing hard': A team that successfully summitted Mt Baruntse in early November shares experiences (ht 15/11/2014)

Govt extends group permits by five years: If any member of an expedition scales Mt  Everest,permits of others automatically become invalid, by Rajan Pokhrel (kp 12/11/2014)

Autumn climbing death toll 12, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 05/11/2014)

First death on Manaslu this season, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 28/09/2014)

Internet now at Annapurna Base Camp, by Santosh Pokharel (rep 21/09/2014)

More than 300 climbers in bid toattempt mountains this autumn Extreme cold and high winds keep mountaineers awayfrom most peaks that stand above 8,000 metres, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 14/09/2014)

Sherpas', guides’ insurance hiked (ht 09/08/2014), Insurance coverage for guides hiked (kp 10/08/2014)

Everest avalanche victims still await relief, by Rajan Pokharel (ht 26/07/2014)

Moving mountains: Sherpa climbers need to get organised if they want themselves to be heard, by Navin Singh Khadka (kp 27/06/2014)

Sherpas drifting away from mountaineering: April 18 disaster on the treacherous Khumbu Icefall on Everest has left most of them shaken (ht 21/06/2014)

Discussions held on Nepal’s mountaineering (ht 14/06/2014)

The saddest season, by Prateebha Tuladhar (kp 31/05/2014)

Everest’s orphans: n the absence of a strong welfare system, there is a need to address families where the breadwinner is lost, by Helen Sherpa (kp 29/05/2014)

Pvt sector to mark Everest Day despite govt postponement (kp 27/05/2014), Private sector marks Int’l Everest Day amid government no-show, by Sangam Prasain (kp 30/05/2014), Everest Day marked despite government demur (rep 30/05/2014), Private sector celebrates Int'l Everest Day amid govt postponement (rep 30/05/2014), The Everest principle: On Everest Day, the world expected Nepal to explain what went wrong on April 18, not shy away from it (kp 02/06/2014)

Wang Jing first to summit Mount Everest this year (ht 24/05/2014), Wang claims she cleared Icefall route on foot; govt begins probe: THT meets pilot who says he flew her during her ascent and while she was returning from Everest, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 28/05/2014)

2 Nepalis among 3 dead on Kanchenjunga, by Khagendra Adhikari (rep 23/05/2014)

Govt opens 104 new peaks, including an eight-thousander (kp 22/05/2014)

Mountaineers’ share in littering Everest on rise, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 21/05/2014)

Just cause: While Sherpa climbing guides are often perceived as Himalayan rock stars in reality they have little voice or governmental representation, by Pema Sherpa (rep 19/05/2014)

Two women in bid to scale Everest, Lhotse, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 10/05/2014), Chopper ride sans permission? (ht 10/05/2014), More keen to conquer Everest, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 12/05/2014), Call to furnish details of copter uses in 
Everest region within three days
(ht 13/05/2014), Italian pilot pays price for airlifting Wang: Removed from Fishtail Air’s roster on CAAN’s directive, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 03/07/2014)

Expedition operators issue threat, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 05/05/2014)

Race to the top: Developing mountaineering as a competitive sport could be a unique way to promote prosperity on the mountains, by Saroj Dhakal (kp 30/04/2014), Everest’s ever-rest: The tragedy-led pause on mountaineering can be an opportunity to better manage things on the mountain, by Navin Singh Khadka (kp 02/05/2014), Mountaineers eye other peaks after Everest bid shattered (ht 02/05/2014), The Everest spring season is over, by Matt Miller (nt 02/05/2014)

The Sherpas’ guide to ethical behaviour: The pressure for change, by Curtis S. Chin and Dhamey Tenzing Norgay (ht 29/04/2014)

All bids to summit world’s highest peak abandoned after tragedy: Around 300 climbers from 65 expeditions gear up to summit 28 mountains including seven above 8,000-metre peaks, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 27/04/2014)

Validity of permits to scale Everest extended for five years, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 25/04/2014)

Sherpa climbers are in life-and-death battle all the time, interview with Appa Sherpa (rep 24/04/2014)

Everest avalanche: Is climate change to blame?, by Katy Daigle (kp 24/04/2014)

‘Govt to probe pay disparity’: Nepali mountain guides risk their lives to provide indispensable services for paltry wages (kp 24/04/2014)

The tragedy on Everest should serve as a lesson to make the mountain safer for local climbing guides, by Ngawang Karsang Sherpa (kp 23/04/2014)

Victims of Everest avalanche identified as death toll rises to 12 (nn 18/04/2014), 15 killed in deadliest Everest avalanche, by Sangam Prasain (kp 19/04/2014), 12 dead, 6 injured, 4 missing in Everest avalanche, by Kriti Bhuju and Bhanubhakta Niraula (rep 19/04/2014), Another body pulled out of Everest mess (kp 20/04/2014), Everest toll reaches 13; three still missing (ht 20/04/2014), Avalanche exacts toll in personal tragedies, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 20/04/2014), Mingma warns mountaineering could lose Sherpa support (ht 20/04/2014), Survivors recall chaos, fear in Friday’s Everest avalanche, by Binaj Gurubacharya (kp 21/04/2014), Search aborted; spring climbs uncertain, by Sangam Prasain (kp 21/04/2014), Everest expeditions uncertain: Sherpas threaten to call them off if demands not met in a week, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 21/04/2014), Give thoughts to them (ht 21/04/2014), After Everest tragedy, all expeditions called off: Climbers declare 2014 'black year' after 13 deaths, 3 disappearances, by Bhanubhakta Niraula (rep 21/04/2014), After Everest Disaster, Sherpas Contemplate Strike, by Ellen Barry and Graham Bowley (New York Times 21/04/2014), NRN Association to provide Rs 1 million to each dead of Mt. Everest avalanche (nn 21/04/2014), Shaken survivor calls it quits, by Weena Pun (kp 22/04/2014), Taskforce to address guides’ demands (kp 22/04/2014), Disposable heroes: Insurance for high altitude Sirdars must cover injuries and accidents (kp 22/04/2014), Govt has mountain to climb with Everest season in limbo: Forms task force to study the demands of mountaineering support staff and guides and come up with recommendations, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 22/04/2014), Wait and watch mode (ht 22/04/2014), Discovery cancels wing-suit dive (ht 22/04/2014), Sherpa Guides Bear Much of Risk in Everest Climbs, by Krishna Pokharel (Wall Street Journal 22/04/2014), Taskforce to address Sherpa demands promptly: Threat of boycott against Everest season (rep 22/04/2014), Avalanche-missing kin agonize over lack of news, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 22/04/2014), Ascent on Mt Everest to go on (nn 22/04/2014), Sherpas consider boycott after Everest disaster (nn 22/04/2014), Govt addresses major demands: Guides not sure whether to take govt offer or quit job, by Sangam Prasain (kp 23/04/2014), Everest climbing remains stalled, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 23/04/2014), After Everest tragedy, Sherpas face stark choices, by Om Astha Rai (rep 23/04/2014), Everest tragedy: Heal Sherpas' wounds (rep 23/04/2014), Govt team to address Himalayan dilemma : inister flying to base camp to convince support staff, guides to resume climbing, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 24/04/2014), No ride on Mt. Everest this year, Sherpa guides tell Tourism Minister (nn 24/04/2014)

Mountaineers throng Everest with onset of spring summit season (ht 13/04/2014), Snowfall hits Everest climbing activities
Many mountaineers complaining of ailments just as season starts
, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 16/04/2014)

Climbers to be required  to take along local guide, by Sangam Prasain (kp 27/03/2014)

Govt plans to lease out Himalayan peaks, by Sangam Prasain (kp 11/03/2014)

Litterbugs not welcome in world’s highest peak (kp 05/03/2014), Nepal says litterbugs no longer welcome on Everest (ht 05/03/2014), Moving mountains: The idea of regulating and facilitating Everest expedition teams from the base camp should not die, by Navin Singh Khadka (kp 07/03/2014)

Mt Everest security to be tightened (ht 22/02/2014)

Ang Tshering, Nima Nuru vie NMA presidency (rep 17/02/2014)

Govt slashes mountaineering fee to attract more climbers (kp 13/02/2014), Govt unveils new mountaineering royalty fee structure, by Kriti Bhuju (rep 13/02/2014), Govt okays guideline on mountaineering royalty (kp 20/02/2014)

Mountaineering revenue dips 7.35 per cent: Permission sought to scale only 57 of 326 peaks above 6,000m (ht 24/01/2014)

Govt to prepare profile of 326 peaks, by Kriti Bhuju (rep 02/01/2014)

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