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Twice in a week, Indian mountaineer scales Everest

On Sunday, Anshu Jamsenpa, an Indian mountaineer, reached the summit of Mount Everest for the second time, in less than a week, setting a women’s record for a double ascent of the world’s highest mountain in a single season. The 37-year-old mountaineer returned from the 8,848-metre (29,028-feet) peak on May[Read More…]

Nepal drains dangerous Imja Tsho glacial lake near Mount Everest

Nepal has successfully drained part of a giant glacial lake near Mount Everest, averting risk of a disastrous flood that could have threatened thousands of lives, officials said on Monday. The Imja glacial lake, at nearly 5,000m (16,400ft) high, was in danger of flooding downstream settlements, trekking trails and bridges.[Read More…]

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