Tag Archives: Mountains

Helicopters bring stranded cable car fares to safe

An EC-1 35 helicopter going to save fares caught in stalled cable cars in Mont Blanc .Image: LUCA BRUNO/ AP PHOTO On Friday morning, 33 parties were rescued after being caught overnight in cable cars 3,800 meters above the Mont Blanc glaciers in the French Alps. After the Panoramic Mont Blanc cable cars came to … Read More

On Everest: fill the peoples of the territories scaling the world’s highest top

Its been described as high altitude roulette, and claimed 19 lives in last years earthquake. So why do it? Photographers Mathias Braschler and Monika Fischer find out There are still simply two indices compiled by Everest obsessives: the list of those who reach the top, and the list of those who die. In recent years, … Read More

Nepalis call for Everest age limit after death of 85 -year-old climber

Alpine association answers tighter limiteds required after Min Bahadur Sherchan croaked as he prepared to ascend mountain Nepals biggest alpine association will push the countrys government to implement an age restraint on who are in a position ascent the worlds tallest mountain after the deaths among an 85 -year-old at Everest base camp at the … Read More

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