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The torturous journey from paralysis to Everest base camp

Book: Mind over Mountain: A Corporate Leader's Journey; Author: Hari Kumar; Publisher: Konark Publishers; Pages: 267; Price: Rs 395What happens when the body we take for granted turns its back on us? What are the choices a person is left with when life hits ... Prokerala, 3 weeks ago

Australian paraplegic 'humbled' by Everest base camp trek

A wheelchair-bound Australian who reached Everest base camp under his own power today said he was "humbled" to be the first paraplegic to make the gruelling journey mostly unaided.Scott Doolan, 28, took ten days to reach the foot of the world's highest ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago
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5 Nepalese female journalists to climb Everest

Kathmandu, April 18 (IANS) Five Nepalese female journalists on Wednesday left on an expedition to climb Mount Everest, the world's highest peak. The team, "First Women Journalists Everest Expedition 2018", will climb the 8,848 metres high peak starting next ...
 Sify2 days ago Two Sherpas aim set up new record for most summits on Mt Everest  Business Standard2 weeks ago Nepali Sherpa set to climb Mt. Everest for record 22nd time  Sify3 weeks ago

Force Motors Everest Expedition 2018 takes off

The Force Motors Everest Expedition 2018 was flagged off from the companys Akurdi plant on March 22. The expedition to summit earths tallest mountain at 8,848 metres will be undertaken by mountaineers Samir Patham and Sauraj Jhingan from Pune. The duo ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

True grit: Jarah al-Hawamdeh, one-legged Palestinian refugee to conquer Mount Everest

Jarah al-Hawamdeh, a Palestinian refugee in Jordon who lost his one leg because of cancer but he has decided to complete the summit of Mount Everest to save his school as he has no funds to run the school. Al-Hawamdeh, grew up in a refugee camp in Jordanian ...
 catchnews.com5 days ago

At 7, he's the youngest to scale Kilimanjaro

He just wanted to see some snow. But he got much more than that.Samanyu, all of 7, scaled Africa's loftiest peak and proved that no dream is impossible.And that age is just a's Divya Nair speaks to the mini mountaineer. IMAGE: Samanyu Pothuraju at Uhuru peak, Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.All photographs: Kind courtesy Samanyu Pothuraju/Boots and Crampons On April 2, 2018, when Samanyu Pothuraju, 7, from Hyderabad, was woken up at 3 am by his expedition leader Bharat ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

Dharmendra Pradhan flags off ONGC Mt Kanchenjunga Expedition

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan flagged off the ONGC Mt Kanchenjunga Expedition here on Monday.A 15-member team, comprising 12 climbing and three base camp members including a doctor, has been selected for Mt. Kanchenjunga Expedition 2018.Located at an ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

Making travel, tourism fun for the disabled

The disabled have rarely found travel and tourism seamless. Those much-hyped travel destinations have not made accessibility any better either. It has been a gigantic struggle for the wheelchair-bound, the blind, the deaf and the speech impaired, eager to ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Harish Kapadia: India's Greatest Mountaineer

Harish Kapadia is the only Indian to win mountaineering's most prestigious award, reports Sadiya Upade.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Early in November Harish Kapadia was conferred the Piolets d'Or Asia Lifetime Achievement Award from the Union of Asian Alpine Associations, which hands out the 'Oscars of climbing'. How did he celebrate? By climbing another mountain, of course. This time, he and his group headed out to explore Incheon in South Korea. "It was just a day-long trek," ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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