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22.09.2019 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Junko Tabei, first woman to summit Everest, celebrated by Google

Google has dedicated a doodle to celebrate the 80th birth anniversary of Junko Tabei, the first woman to reach the summit of Everest. Here are some details about the historic ascent completed on 16 May 1975.

19.07.2018 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Grivel: history, wonders and the first 200 years of mountaineering

A day with Gioachino Gobbi in Courmayeur, examining the history of Grivel and alpinism in the brand new Espace Grivel that will be inaugurated on 5 August 2018.

19.05.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Everest Hillary Step collapsed

The Hillary Step, the famous rock barrier located shortly below the summit of Everest, seems to have collapsed, probably due to the terrible earthquake that shook Nepal in 2015. British mountaineer and commercial expedition leader Tim Mosedale broke the news after having reached the summit of the highest mountain in the world on 16 May 2017.

The Man Who Skied Down Everest, Yuichiro Miura and that first ski descent on Everest

PlayAlpinismo film channel: The Man Who Skied Down Everest, the 1976 best documentary Oscar winning film that recounts the incredible story of Yuichiro Miura and the first time man skied on Everest. A step back in time that portrays the essence of adventure, but also displays mountaineering as a vision and a discovery of personal limits. The film review by Vinicio Stefanello.

27.04.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nepal's Everest spring season draws to a close before it begins

All major commercial expeditions operating on Nepal's South side of Everest have called off their expeditons following the deadly avalanche that killed 16 Sherpas on 18 April 2014.

15.02.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Everest fees reduced by Nepal government

Nepal has reduced the climbing fee to Mount Everest and hundreds of other mountains.

29.05.2013 by Erminio Ferrari in Alpinism

Everest 60 years between legend and business

On May 29, 60 years ago Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary stood on top of the world for the first time ever. Since then Everest has continued to be a symbol, hovering somewhere between a legend and "consumerism". By Erminio Ferrari.

21.05.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nuptse, Everest and Lhotse by Kenton Cool and Dorje Gylgen Sherpa

Astounding triple in the Himalaya for Kenton Cool and Dorje Gylgen Sherpa: between 18 - 20 May they climbed Nuptse, Everest and Lhotse in rapid succession.

11.01.2008 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Sir Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Hillary died in Auckland (NZ) on 11/01/2008 aged 88. Together with Sherpa Tenzing Norgay he was the first to reach the summit of Everest, the highest mountain in the world.

18.06.2007 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Everest: Conrad Anker and Leo Houlding summit in the 1924 footsteps of Mallory and Irvine

On 14/06 Conrad Anker and Leo Houlding reached the summit of Everest following the footsteps of George Leigh Mallory and Andrew Irvine to shed light on the mystery of whether the two reached the summit of Everest on 8 June 1924.

23.04.2007 by PlanetMountain in Alpinism

Everest Super Sherpas Expedition

This spring a team of Sherpas will attempt to beat the Everest speed record and the total number of individual ascents. The group, led by 16 times summiter Apa Sherpa and speed record holder Lhakpa Gelu Sherpa, aims to promoted the Sherpa culture and raise funds for Sherpa children.

28.05.2003 by Planetmoutain.com in Alpinism

Everest 50th anniversary

Mount Everest was first climbed 50 years ago today by Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay. Clebrations are mared by a helicopter crash at Base Camp in Nepal, killing 2 and wounding at least 7.

Everest climbing and skiing history

The first ascent of Everest was carried out in 1953. The timeline about the first ski and snowboard descents off the highest mountain in the world.

Peak Fees 2001

The peak fees 2001 published by the governments of India, Pakistan, Nepal and Tibet

01.01.1970 by PlanetMountain in Alpinism

Everest Super Sherpas Expedition

This spring a team of Sherpas will attempt to beat the Everest speed record and the total number of individual ascents. The group, led by 16 times summiter Apa Sherpa and speed record holder Lhakpa Gelu Sherpa, aims to promoted the Sherpa culture and raise funds for Sherpa children.

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