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Tag Archives: K2

French climber saved on killer mountain in dramatic rescue

ISLAMABAD: An elite group of climbers saved a French mountaineer in a daring night-time rescue on a Pakistan peak nicknamed “killer mountain”, but officials on Sunday (Jan 28) called off the search for a second missing climber. The team of Polish climbers with support from the Pakistani military launched the attempt ...

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Nepal survey to remeasure Mount Everest begins

NEPAL has begun remeasuring Mount Everest to check if the height of the world’s tallest peak was altered by a powerful earthquake that struck the nation in 2015, the government said Friday. The official height of Mount Everest – which lies in the Himalayan range, straddling the border between Nepal ...

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Vanessa becomes the first British-American woman to climb K2

LONDON: Vanessa O’Brien sets a world record by becoming the first American-British woman to summit Mt K2. On July 28, the 52-year-old scaled the highest mountain also known as the “Killer Mountain” at 8,611 m. One most important flags I carried to the top of #K2 was #Pakistan, a country ...

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