Mount Everest: Teacher who set new women's speed record says 'aim high'
"When you aim high, expect high," Tsang Yin Hung, a former teacher from Hong Kong, told reporters in Nepal.
It is a phrase she often repeated to her friends before recording the world's fastest ascent of Mount Everest by a woman last Sunday.
Ms. Tsang, 45, reached the top of the world's highest mountain from base camp in 25 hours and 50 minutes.
That was fast enough to beat the previous record, set by a Nepalese c
Eight Siblings set Guinness Record scaling Everest
Eight siblings from Rolwaling summited Mt Everest creating a world record with most siblings scaling the mountain, this spring season.
Climber Nima Lhamu Sherpa successfully stood atop Mt Everest with two of her siblings on May 12.
Along with legendary climbers Pemba Dorjee Sherpa and Nima Gyalzen Sherpa, her brother duo, Nima Lhamu scaled the world's highest peak this season, confirmed liaison officer of the team Sona Sherpa.
They have set
Record-holder climber Phurba Tenzing Sherpa hands over health post building constructed in Beding
KATHMANDU: Renowned climber Phurba Tenzing Sherpa, who has successfully climbed Mt. Everest 14 times, handed over the health post building amidst a ceremony held in Kathmandu.
On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Mount Everest Summitters Club, Rolwaling Dolakha, Sherpa handed over the building to the villagers under the protection and supervision of the club from now on.
Speaking at the handover ceremony, Sherpa said that he had constru
David Lama Biwak in Rolwaling, 5080m: First ever in Himalaya
PC: Stefan Voitl
The record holder climber Phurba Tenjing Sherpa and his friend an Austrian national Josef Einwaller had dreamed to make a shelter for trekkers at an altitude of 5000 meter, which can save their lives in bad weather and promote tourism.
The dream came true after they installed “David Lama Biwak” (shelter) at an altitude of 5080 meters across Tashi Lapcha pass, a dangerous pass to cross for the trekkers in Rolwaling r
Nepal as safe as Europe, says Austrian Josef Einwaller
PC: Highlights Tourism, Nima Gyalzen Sherpa
“I will come back and work more,” says 72 years old Austrian Josef as he reclines in the garden lounge of the Shangrila Hotel in Kathmandu. Josef has visited Nepal at least fifty times and he is still interested to visit Nepal in the future.
Josef Einwaller does not look like a man who has attained the age of 72 years by now. He was about to return to his home country
‘Biwak’ and Feratta boost economic activities of Rolwaling Valley: Peluzzi
PC: Paolo Cocco, Davide Peluzzi, Khabarhub
Rolwaling, a valley of mystic, panoramic beauty, loaded with nature’s treasures with hardworking Himalayan sherpas, seems to have got its appeal addressed with the arrival of Biwak and Ferrata in the region.
The valley which now is tempting all prospective visitors not to read and listen alone but to come and feel the blessings of nature mixed with the hardship of human life felt the
Nepal Bank hands over Rs 1.5 million to David Lama Biwak
PC: Khabarhub, We Will Rise Foundation
Nepal Bank Limited has handed over 1.5 million rupees to David Lama Biwak.
David Lama Biwak was the first Biwak in the country which was constructed at Upper Jabo at the height of 5080 meters.
It is a shelter that is much stronger, classic, modern, reliable, popular and based on advanced rust and waterproof technology.
It is believed that the Biwak will be the lifeline for the trekkers,
We Will Rise Foundation calls for videos for Mero Gaun, Mero Thau challenge 2020
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Future of Rolwaling Valley- From Austrian Hut to Ferrata Project
Despite holding potential as an attractive stop for several important trekking and expedition route, Rolwaling Valley had been shrouded in anonymity till now. Although home of many brave Sherpas who either assisted many record breaking personalities to the top of the Everest or hold records of their own, Rolwaling has always been a Cinderella of tourism destination. But, thanks to the effort of Phurba Tenjing Sherpa and his foreign associates, Ro
Abruzzo at the top of the world with Phurba Tenjing Sherpa
On May 23, 2019 Nepalese the Himalayan mountaineer and Guinness World Record Everest Phurba Tenzing Sherpa, with his team Dreamers Destination, has completed a historic mission for which all of us from Abruzzo can be grateful and proud: the Flag of the Abruzzo Region waves at 8,848 meters on the summit of the highest and most famous mountain in the world, Everest in the Himalayas.
A universal message of brotherhood, gratitude and internatio