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Annapurna Trekkers Die In Nepal Blizzards
Unexpected snowstorms kill at least 12 trekkers near the Thorung La on the popular Annapurna Circuit trek.

15 October 2014 at 15:07

Everest Park Fees Tripled
The entrance fee to the Sagarmatha National Park has been increased by the Nepalese government.

28 June 2012 at 11:02

Helicopter Rescue For Inca Trail Trekkers
Thousands of trekkers and travellers lifted out as floods cause Peruvian chaos.

29 January 2010 at 12:25

Rain Hits Inca Trail
Mud slides caused by heavy rain have made access to the trail and Machu Picchu problematic.

27 January 2010 at 11:32

Nepal / Tibet Border Still Closed
Tibetan travel problematic as Chinese refuse to issue visas for Nepal - Tibet travel.

16 July 2008 at 13:13

Crane On The Ordesa Canyon
Author and broadcaster Nicholas Crane in last weekend's Observer Travel section.

10 March 2008 at 15:04

Nepal Hit By Unrest
Fuel shortages in Kathmandu thanks to strikes and demonstrations in the south.

04 March 2008 at 11:33

Best foot forward - choosing your first trek
Here are a few pointers from the guys at Explore Worldwide.

05 November 2007 at 03:00

Climbers Witness Tibetan Shootings
Climbers on Cho Oyu witnessed the shooting dead of at least one Tibetan refugee on a glacial pass early this month, now the Chinese are claiming the guards acted in self defence.

16 October 2006 at 13:15

Kili Charity Trekkers At Risk
Around 75 per-cent of charity trekking trips to Africa's highest mountain allow inadequate time on the mountain for acclimatisation putting participants at serious risk says Mountaineering Medical Conference

02 October 2006 at 13:17

Nepal Maoists Apologise To Climber's Widow
As peace negotiations continue in Nepal, Maoist leaders have reportedly apologised to the widow of Jean-Christophe Lafaille who was forced to pay a 'tax' in the aftermath of his death on Makalu.

02 October 2006 at 12:44

Italy And France At Loggerheads Over Mt.Blanc
The Times is reporting that Italy and France are in disagreement over a plan to limit the number of climbers on Mont Blanc. All a storm in a pasta bowl if you ask us...

07 September 2006 at 15:41

Jean-Christophe Lafaille Profiled In Observer
Sunday's Observer Magazine - OM - carries a feature article about the man they refer to as 'the finest climber in France, arguably in the world' by Jason Burke.

10 April 2006 at 11:29

Cyprus Lands New Walking Route
Pining for the sunshine? Good news, the European long distance path E4 has been extended to the Mediterranean island crossing it from east to west with a free guide available.

06 April 2006 at 12:05

Bushby Arrested After Crossing Bering Straits
Round the world walker Karl Bushby has been arrested by Russian police after an epic crossing of the Bering Straits between Alaska and Russia.

05 April 2006 at 12:09

Only Two Interesting Teams On Everest This Spring?
There are two interesting looking expeditions on Everest this spring, one aiming for the unclimbed Fantasy Ridge, the other, a British Army team on the difficult West Ridge. And Conan makes three :-)

16 March 2006 at 13:02

British Mountaineers Die In Spanish Tragedy
Three men from the Cleveland area have died in the Sierra Nevada mountains of southern Spain apparently because they were inadequately equipped for the conditions they encountered.

07 March 2006 at 11:06

Everest Really Is A Theme Park...
Forget the old joke about Everest becoming a theme park, thanks to Disney, it's really happening and you'll be able to climb the world's highest mountain by train, in, erm, Florida :-)

27 February 2006 at 11:18

Lafaille Missing, Feared Dead On Makalu
Top French mountaineer Jean Christophe Lafaille has gone missing on Makalu during a solo winter attempt on the 8485-metre mountain. His support team reportedly believe that he is dead.

02 February 2006 at 10:14

Three Die On Kilimanjaro
Three climbers are reported dead in a rockfall incident on Africa's highest mountain with five others seriously injured in the same accident.

05 January 2006 at 13:42

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