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Turning grief into hope

On 24 August 2010, an Agni Air flight bound for Lukla was returning to Kathmandu in poor weather with a technical malfunction. It crashed 30km south of Kathmandu in the town of Bastipur in Makwanpur district. Fourteen people on board were killed, ... Nepali Times, 3 days ago

No highway to heaven, but it's pretty ...

London - It won't quite be a highway to heaven, but it will get pretty close. For the first hard-surface road to Lukla also known as the gateway to Mount Everest is set to be built, the Nepalese government has announced. The 60-mile highway ...
 IOL2 weeks ago A new highway... up to Everest: First tarmac road to town known as gateway to the mountain set to be built  Capital Bay2 weeks ago Everest route to get first asphalt road  AOL UK2 weeks ago Nepal to build first road to Everest region  Hindu Business Line2 weeks ago

Flights halted from/to Lukla Airport

SOLUKHUMBU: A large number of tourists have been stranded at Tenzing Hillary Airport, Lukla, after the flights were cancelled for five days due to bad weather. Airlines operating their flights to the district said that no flights were operated for five days ...
 Himalayan times1 week ago Flight to Solu disrupted  Nepalnews.com1 week ago

Fall 2014: Lhotse South Face, Makalu SE Ridge, Shishapangma

(By ) It's time for a Korean attempt on mystifying South Face of Lhotse, a British Military tri-services team on Makalu's challenging SE Ridge, and several expeditions to favorite post-Monsoon mountains - Manaslu and Cho Oyu. Carlos Soria will make ...
 ExplorersWeb2 days ago

Fasten your seatbelts the world's most dangerous airports

Airports with unique topographies, difficult runways and unusual approaches make take-off and landing operations extremely hazardous. picks the airports with the world's most dangerous landing and take off conditions. ...
 Airport Technology4 days ago

Photos of the Day: Jet Engine Boot Camp Simulates Abusive Flight Conditions

Crews at GE Aviation's jet engine boot camp in Peebles, Ohio, feed some 800 gallons of water every minute into the maw of a GEnx engine during a water ingestion test.The test is just one of many trials jet engines must endure to win an FAA ...
 Product Design and Development1 week ago Inside Look at the World's Most Advanced Jet Engine Test Facility  World Industrial Reporter2 weeks ago

Everest: facts and figures

Everest captures the media's attention like no other mountain. Here are some facts, figures and background information to help anyone reporting about Everest. Where is Everest? The world's highest mountain straddles the border between Nepal ...
 The British Mountaineering Council2 weeks ago
Deutsche Welle

Highway to Everest to come at nature's expense

The world's highest mountain dominates the skyline of the South Asian nation, its snow capped peaks drawing tens of thousands of tourists to the region each year. But as the number of climbers increases, so does the amount of litter they leave ...
 Deutsche Welle2 weeks ago Highway to Everest: infrastructure at the expense of nature?  Deutsche Welle2 weeks ago
National Geographic

Answering Outrage Over Everest Ascent

On May 23 at 6:30 p.m., a 39 year-old Chinese climber named Wang Jing and a small team of Sherpas became the first and only climbers to reach the summit of Mount Everest from the south so far this year. Without fixed ropes, and long past the ...
 National Geographic3 weeks ago

Eddie Bauer finally launches a footwear collection

In what has been a long time coming, Eddie Bauer has finally completed their lifestyle offerings by launching an exclusive footwear collection debuting this Fall. After 94 years of premium outerwear, apparel and gear, the active and adventure ...
 Examiner.com4 weeks ago
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