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Deaths and chaos on Everest

6 Sherpa are dead and 9 people missing reported Tim from Peak Freakscourtesy Peak Freaks, SOURCEView Larger MapEMAIL PRINT SHARE TEXT(Newsdesk) All climbing activities are shut down on the Nepalese/South side of Everest as an avalanche swept away ... [Published ExplorersWeb - 3 hours ago]
Entities: P.E.A.K, Avalanche, Chaos, Nepal
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Update news from Mt Everest

17 April, 2014Ladder Training and resting at Base Camp 15 April 2014High point above Base Camp 13 April 2014Arrival in Base Camp & Puja Day 11 April, 2014Kongma La and Lobuche 9 April, 2014Leaving Pheriche 8 April, 2014Rest day in Pheriche 7 April, 2 ... [Published ExplorersWeb - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Puja, Dispatcher
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Indian climber at ABC in quest for Makalu age record

Snow dusts the tents at advance base camp on Makalucourtesy Arjun Vajpai, SOURCEIndian climber Arjun Vajpai, 20, seeks to be the youngest climber to ever summit Makalu.courtesy Arjun Vajpai, SOURCEThe Indian flag flies over tents in advanced base camp ... [Published ExplorersWeb - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Greg Mortenson's Saga Not Over Yet: ExWeb Interview with

(Tina Sjogren) For over a decade Greg Mortenson's impossible dream was encouraged by a community of grassroots supporters and friends. International top mountaineers, websites like ExplorersWeb and adventurers such as Jennifer and Jeff rallied behind ... [Published ExplorersWeb - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Mike Horn to Makalu and Pole to Pole around-the-world

Mike Horn off to Makalu before venturing to the oceans and poles later this year.courtesy Mike Horn, SOURCEView Larger MapEMAIL PRINT SHARE TEXT(Newsdesk) Mike Horn and his climbing partner, Fred Roux, are on their way to Makalu to climb the 8,463 ... [Published ExplorersWeb - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

“My Father, Frank: Unresting Spirit of Everest.” ExWeb

(Pete Poston) Son of noted Everester and climber/journalist extraordinaire Frank Smythe, Tony has filled in a gap in the mountaineering literature about Frank's career in the 1920-1930’s as perhaps the first climber to capture the non-mountaineering public's ... [Published ExplorersWeb - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

ExWeb interview with Teodor Johansen, from Manaslu to

(By ) After becoming the youngest person to cross Antarctica at age 20, in 2011-12, Teodor Glomnes Johansen set his aim on 8000 meter peaks and summited Manaslu last year October. Currently he is in Namche on his way to Everest South side and writes on ... [Published ExplorersWeb - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Cyberstalkers: Explorers fighting back

(Tina Sjogren) In February speed climber Chad Kellogg was hit by a rock and killed while pushing a hard route in Patagonia. A low-key champion, Chad was respected by the community for the mountaineering challenges he took on, not the least in face of ... [Published ExplorersWeb - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Spring 2014 Climbing Season Kicks Off

(By ) We are now formally into spring season and the climbers have already started reaching Kathmandu for pre-monsoon climbing. Everest and Lhotse will be busy mountains, expeditions to Annapurna and Makalu have also been announced, whereas Kanchenjunga ... [Published ExplorersWeb - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Polish Climbers Return back from Nanga Parbat

(By ) The Polish Nanga Parbat Expedition attempting to climb the mountain from Rupal side has returned back from the mountain without success after spending about three months at the mountain Base Camp. The Expedition, which was led by Marek Klonowski ... [Published ExplorersWeb - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Update: Ocean Rowers in Atlantic and Pacific

(By ) Two ocean rowers in opposite hemispheres continue to make progress westward toward their destination continents. 67-year-old Aleksander Doba of Poland is in a kayak in the North Atlantic bound for the United States, while 62-year-old Russian rower ... [Published ExplorersWeb - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Heads up: Mr. Nam and team to cross Australian Deserts

(By , ExplorersWeb South Korea)South Korean explorer, Young-Ho Nam (37), who has crossed ‘ Great Basin Desert ’ in the States, the ‘Arabian Empty Quarter’ and three other deserts in a mission to cross 10 big deserts by human power, is now on his way to ... [Published ExplorersWeb - Mar 21 2014]

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6 Sherpa are dead and 9 people missing reported Tim from Peak Freaks. "Helicopters are flying up and down doing rescues of stranded climbers and long line lifts of the dead Sherpas. As many as 100 climbers were stranded above a broken ladder that are being evacuated down to camp.“"
...explorer CuChullaine, Basha's achievements and the current events have been compiled in a 27-page expose, put together by CuChullaine and headlined "American Diplomat Cyberstalker attacking Explorers - International Explorers Seek Dimplomat's Arrest"
...They will be unsupported and travel only by human power. Mr. Nam said he would like to put all his equipment for the expedition, like "the tent, sleeping bag, water food and stoves, camera, and so on” into the panniers on the bike, if possible."
Noah: "Be a well experienced kayaker, so [you] can handle the difficult conditions and even enjoy them."

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Deaths and chaos on Everest [Published ExplorersWeb - 3 hours ago]
Update news from Mt Everest [Published ExplorersWeb - 4 hours ago]
Indian climber at ABC in quest for Makalu age r... [Published ExplorersWeb - Apr 15 2014]
Greg Mortenson's Saga Not Over Yet: ExWeb Inter... [Published ExplorersWeb - Apr 15 2014]
Mike Horn to Makalu and Pole to Pole around-the... [Published ExplorersWeb - Apr 12 2014]
“My Father, Frank: Unresting Spirit of Everest.... [Published ExplorersWeb - Apr 08 2014]
ExWeb interview with Teodor Johansen, from Mana... [Published ExplorersWeb - Apr 02 2014]
Cyberstalkers: Explorers fighting back [Published ExplorersWeb - Apr 01 2014]
Spring 2014 Climbing Season Kicks Off [Published ExplorersWeb - Mar 28 2014]
Polish Climbers Return back from Nanga Parbat [Published ExplorersWeb - Mar 25 2014]
Update: Ocean Rowers in Atlantic and Pacific [Published ExplorersWeb - Mar 24 2014]
Heads up: Mr. Nam and team to cross Australian ... [Published ExplorersWeb - Mar 21 2014]
Exweb Interview with Chris Burke: Makalu and K2... [Published ExplorersWeb - Mar 19 2014]
ExWeb Interview: Stephen Fabes is ‘Cycling the ... [Published ExplorersWeb - Mar 19 2014]
ExWeb interview with Noah Nochasak, “determinat... [Published ExplorersWeb - Mar 18 2014]
Part-2: Exweb Interview with Simone Moro, “My w... [Published ExplorersWeb - Mar 18 2014]
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Winter Climbing Nanga Parbat: An Unfinished Ane... [Published ExplorersWeb - Mar 17 2014]
Piolets d’Or 2014 [Published ExplorersWeb - Mar 13 2014]
Geoff Wilson, post South Pole traverse interview [Published ExplorersWeb - Mar 12 2014]
Nanga Parbat: Injured Climbers Carried Down to ... [Published ExplorersWeb - Mar 11 2014]
Press Conference by Simone Moro after Winter Na... [Published ExplorersWeb - Mar 10 2014]
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