Japanese donate $100,000 for welfare of Nepalese Sherpas

May 6, 2014

Japanese donate $100,000 for welfare of Nepalese Sherpas

Japanese alpinist Ken Noguchi donated $100,000 on behalf of the Japanese public to Nepal on Monday to help the families of Sherpas who die in avalanches and other accidents while climbing Mt. Everest. Ang Tshering Sherpa, president of the Nepal Mountaineering Association, said the ...

Everest brawl shocks mountaineers

May 6, 2013

Everest brawl shocks mountaineers

A recent brawl on Mount Everest that shocked the mountaineering community stems from tension between elite climbers and growing commercial expeditions on the world’s highest peak, experts say. Italy’s Simone Moro and Ueli Steck of Switzerland, two of the world’s top mountaineers, accompanied by ...