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Mount Fuji: Cycling sea to summit for sunrise

Aug 24, 2018

Mount Fuji: Cycling sea to summit for sunrise

by Oscar Boyd

Mount Fuji is trying to break me, one hairpin turn at a time. My bike groans with the strain of each pedal stroke and a fine drizzle coalesces into rivulets that run down my skin, cutting a path through the grime of the previous ...

Jan 3, 2018

Nepal bans solo climbers on Mount Everest

Nepal has banned solo climbs of its mountains including Mount Everest starting from the upcoming spring climbing season in a bid to reduce the number of accidents, according to local newspapers. The new regulations, announced by the tourism ministry, also bar people who are blind ...

Indian climber goes missing after reaching Everest summit

May 21, 2017

Indian climber goes missing after reaching Everest summit

An Indian climber went missing while descending the "death zone" after scaling Mount Everest, officials said Sunday, following the death of two climbers over the past month. Ravi Kumar, 26, was climbing down from the 8,850-meter-high (29,035 feet) summit and got separated from his guide ...