GILGIT BALTISTAN: The French mountaineer who was saved in a daring night-time rescue on a Pakistan peak nicknamed "killer mountain" Nanga Parbat flew home Tuesday, vowing to come back to scale other mountains. Elisabeth Revol was rescued…
KATHMANDU: Nepal has extended the climbing permits of hundreds of foreigners forced to abandon the Himalayas after last year's twin earthquakes, the government said on Tuesday, to encourage them to return to the mountains.
Three climbers including a Pakistani, who were on the winter ascent of Nanga Parbat, said they have reached the summit.
ISLAMABAD: A key suspect in the 2013 massacre of foreign climbers at Nanga Parbat base camp in Pakistan is on the run after he hurled grenades at officers who were pursuing him, injuring 10 of them, officials said Tuesday.
The fastest woman ever to climb the Seven Summits, Vanessa O'Brien is in Pakistan to climb mountain K2.
PUEBLA: A team of Mexican climbers searching for a frozen body on the country's highest mountain stumbled onto a second mummified cadaver during their expedition on Thursday.