Satyarup Siddhanta has just one mountain to go before he completes the Seven Summits, the tallest mountains in each of the seven continents, discovers Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar. IMAGE: Satyarup Siddhanta atop Mount Denali, the highest peak in North America. It is 20,310 feet above sea level. There's something about challenges and Satyarup Siddhanta -- he just can't seem to resist them. First, he took up the challenge to overcome asthma. Then, he tackled his allergies. But the biggest one was ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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La Paz Bolivian climber Bernardo Guarachi on Tuesday appealed to the government and private companies to support his expedition to reach the top of Vinson Massif, located in the Antarctic. "I have to ask the country's support because what I'm ...Fox News Latino, 1 month ago
Chris Dare will, quite literally, travel to ends of the earth to achieve his dream of scaling the world's tallest mountains. Dare will brave white-out conditions, blistering cold and vertigo-inducing climbs as he scales the glacial surface of Mount ...CBC, 1 month ago
Lucknow, Jul 14 (PTI) Arunima, the amputee mountaineer who set a record by climbing the Mount Everest, has added another feather in her cap by conquering the highest peak of Indonesia. The 4484 metre assent to Carstensz Pyramid was a tough one ...Press Trust of India, 1 month ago Arunima Sinha from UP conquers Indonesia's highest peak HT Syndication, 1 month ago
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At 13, this Hyderabad teen's dream is to scale the seven summits of the world. IMAGE: Jaahnavi's dream is to conquer the Seven Summits before she turns 16. Photograph: kind courtesy Kanchana Bose/Creative Commons Jaahnavi Sriperambuduru was 10 months old when her father Sriperambuduru Krishna Rao, an administrative doctor, took her on a trek to the mountains. Obviously, she has no memory of her first trek, but she feels she has a strong connect with Mother Nature, mostly the mountains.Rediff.com, 1 month ago
RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif. - On May 21, the father-and-daughter duo of Greg and Vanessa Blasic made it into one of the loftiest clubs on Earth. By reaching the peak of Mount Everest last month, the pair completed their 12-year quest of scaling the ...Miami Herald, 2 months ago
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