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Cajón del Maipo - Refugio Plantat

Desde el cabrerío comenzar la caminata por el camino de autos que se prolonga hacia el Noroeste en dirección al cajón del Morado Ver foto 2. No más …

Surviving Mt Everest is all down to one thing, and it’s definitely not what you think it is

There’s bad luck, like the avalanche that killed 16 Sherpas and other Nepalis on the Khumbu Icefall below Mt Everest last year.<p>There’s your own body, …

Mountaineering

Una expedición rusa intentará la primera invernal del Nanga Parbat

Se acerca una nueva y apasionante temporada invernal en las grandes montañas. Sólo dos ochomiles quedan por ascender en invierno, el <b>K2</b> y el <b>Nanga</b> …

A Perilous Profession

Why Sherpas Climb

Nepal snowstorms trap trekkers as death toll rises

More than 20 people on Annapurna expedition feared to be suffering from frostbite and severe dehydration<p>Rescuers in Nepal are trying to reach more than 20 trekkers trapped below a high Himalayan pass by heavy snowfalls and avalanches as the death toll from the unfolding tragedy was reported to be …

Tragedia en el Himalaya: sigue la búsqueda de unos cien senderistas

Los rescatistas nepaleses <b>buscan a más de cien senderistas extranjeros en el Himalaya</b>, donde una <b>tormenta de nieve</b> provocada por el paso del ciclón …

JP Auclair Street Segment (from Sherpas Cinemas' All.I.Can)

Dos personas extraviadas tras avalancha en Región de Aysén

<b>Dos ciudadanos extranjeros se encuentran desaparecidos tras una avalancha registrada en el monte San Lorenzo, en la comuna de Cochrane de la Región</b> …

Auclair, Fransson Confirmed Dead

<b>UPDATE, October 3, 2014</b><p>J.P. Auclair’s brother, Stephane Auclair, Salomon Sports, and Armada Skis all released statements today regarding the loss of …

Mountaineering

Relato Ascenso Volcán Puntiagudo – Septiembre 2014

El Volcán Puntiagudo marca un hito importante en mi experiencia como montañista. Primero porque durante mi infancia siempre admiré su extrema agudeza …

Reinhold Messner On His Legacy: "Climbing Is The Conquering Of The Useless"

Last week the first of my interview series with the world’s greatest mountaineer, Reinhold Messner, was published. In it, Messner discussed his amused disgust with the commercialization of Mt. Everest, the Adidas trekking shoe named after him – and his imminent return to the U.S. on Jan. 31, 2015, …

Claudio Fierro

8 Insane Mountain Climbing Records, and the People Who Set Them

They say records are made to be broken, but best of luck trying to match the superhuman feats of these mountaineers. Our list includes several …

A push for climbing reform after Sherpa deaths on Everest

In the wake of the deaths of 16 Nepalese guides on Mount Everest in April 2014, many groups push for reform of climbing expedition practices.<p><i>This</i> …

Sherpas: The Invisible Men of Everest

They carry the heaviest loads and pay the highest prices on the world's tallest mountain.<p>Sherpas working on Everest normally don't die en masse. Apart from their darkest seasons—1922, 1970, and now, 2014, the darkest of all—they tend to perish one by one, casualties of crevasse falls, avalanches, …

Controversy Over "All-Female" Summit of K2—Men Aided Climb

Mountaineers debate what counts as an all-women climb.<p>On July 26 at 3:35 p.m., after 16 grueling hours of climbing from Camp 4, Pasang Lhamu Sherpa, Dawa Yangzum Sherpa, and Maya Sherpa crested the 28,251-foot (8,611-meter) summit of K2, the second highest mountain in the world.<p>In doing so, the …

Everest’s Darkest Year

At 3 A.M., Lhakpa Gyalgen’s alarm went off at Base Camp, but he dozed until 3:07, when Tenzing Chottar rattled his tent fly. “He had been reading holy books and prayers,” said Lhakpa Gyalgen, who is from Thame, in Nepal, and was a lama at Kathmandu’s Kopan monastery before becoming a climber. …

Mountaineering

Experts Weigh In: “Everest is Completely Out of Control”

“Everest is a shit show,” said Aaron Huey, a <i>National Geographic</i> photographer who is currently documenting the culture of Sherpa guides. Ten years or more ago, I mused, that pronouncement would have stirred up protestations, or at least murmurs. But this May, the Friday morning crowd, coffee mugs in …

Everest’s orphans

May 28, 2014-<p>The little girl was sobbing hysterically and had soiled her pants. She struggled as teachers held her tight, trying desperately to calm …

The Sherpa Perspective—A “Black Year” on Everest

<b>Read ongoing Everest coverage from National Geographic</b><p>As we grapple with the tragic loss of 16 Sherpas in an avalanche in the infamous Khumbu Icefall on Mount Everest on April 18, we look to the Sherpa community help us better understand what they are experiencing. Karsang Sherpa now lives in …

Nasdaq-100 futures fall 37.5 points, or 0.6%, to 6,742.50

Apr 20, 2018<br>3:48 AM<p>Apr 20, 2018<br>3:48 AM<p>SP 500 futures drop 9.35 points, or 0.4%, to 2,683.75<p>Apr 20, 2018<br>3:47 AM<p>Dow futures down 104 points, or 0.4%, to 24,534<p>Apr 20, 2018<br>3:19 AM<p>Pound now at $1.4050, heads for 1.3% weekly slide after Carney rate comments<p>Apr 20, 2018<br>3:17 AM<p>Pound continues to slide …

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Discovery Channel: Everest Avalanche Tragedy

Alpinist Magazine

To look behind the layers of mythology that still gather around Mt. Everest is not merely a matter of pointing out differences in mountaineering …

El Everest cerrado por la vertiente nepalí. Desnivel

Por ahora la prensa nepalí no ha confirmado la noticia. Sí lo ha hecho Alan Arnette, que realiza un blog que sigue muy de cerca cada temporada en el …