5 climbers feared dead on Mt Kanchenjunga

KHAGENDRA ADHIKARI TAPLEJUNG, May 23: Five people including three foreign climbers are feared dead after they slipped in the snow while climbing down Mt Kanchenjunga. However, it is yet to be confirmed officially.  According to the Mingma Sherpa, the proprietor of the Seven Summit Trekking Agency, there were two Hungarians, two Koreans and five Nepali climbers … Continue reading

Japanese 80-year-old claims Everest record

  Mr Miura is an extreme skier who has scaled Everest three times An 80-year old Japanese mountaineer has reached the summit of Mount Everest, making him the oldest man to scale the world’s highest peak. Yuichiro Miura, who climbed Everest when he was 70 and then again at 75, reached the peak early on … Continue reading

Everest 2013: Tributes to the Sherpas

Apr112013   The Doctors taking ladders into the Khumbu Icefall The death of Icefall Doctor, Mingma Sherpa, is still echoing throughout the climbing community. Anytime there is a death, it shakes the Sherpas and climbers to their core. It causes everyone to consider their goals, to think deeply about why they are there. For some it … Continue reading

The Rules For Traveling With Co-Workers

It’s fun to travel with colleagues.  No, really.  Back when I worked at CA, my whole team traveled from New York City to Las Vegas once a year for our company’s annual trade show.    After the highs and lows only a harried week of work in Vegas can provide, I really bonded with these people.  … Continue reading

The Rules For Traveling With Co-Workers

It’s fun to travel with colleagues.  No, really.  Back when I worked at CA, my whole team traveled from New York City to Las Vegas once a year for our company’s annual trade show.    After the highs and lows only a harried week of work in Vegas can provide, I really bonded with these people.  … Continue reading