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Bodies of climbers emerge from Himalayan glacier after 16 years

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HIMALAYAS. The bodies of top mountaineer Alex Lowe and his cameraman have been found in a Himalayan glacier. File photo

Two climbers last week came across the men’s remains ‘still encased in blue ice but beginning to emerge from the glacier’

KATHMANDU, Nepal (May 3, 2016) — The bodies of top mountaineer Alex Lowe and his cameraman have been found in a Himalayan glacier, 16 years after they were buried by an avalanche on one of the world’s highest mountains. Continue reading Bodies of climbers emerge from Himalayan glacier after 16 years

Nepal’s ‘ice doctors’ return to Everest after avalanche

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PEAK. Mount Everest as seen from the aircraft of Drukair in Bhutan. The aircraft is south of the mountains, facing north. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia/Shrimpo1976
Nepal is hoping the April-May season will see climbers return to the world’s highest peak, providing much-needed revenue to the impoverished country

KATHMANDU, Nepal (Feb. 29, 2016) — Nepal’s experienced “ice doctors” were preparing on Sunday, February 28 to return to Everest to ready the mountain for the upcoming climbing season, Continue reading Nepal’s ‘ice doctors’ return to Everest after avalanche