A deadly avalanche struck the slopes of the world’s tallest mountain Everest early Friday morning killing at least 12 route-setting sherpa guides, officials said in Nepal.  "The avalanche occurred in Khumbuche area near Camp 1 at 5800 mts. The death toll is likely to go up as only... + continue reading
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On March 26 when social entrepreneur Mr. Pankaj Wadhwa took to the dias in the morning for an audio/video presentation before 150 people he was in his flip-flop, shorts and t-shirt and he did not feel a bit out of place. "We are all here to talk business... about adventure tourism and... + continue reading
India's young Everest summitteers Arjun Vajpai (20) and Krushnaa Patil (24) have set off for their second consecutive attempt to scale the fifth highest peak in the world, Makalu (27,764ft) in Nepal. Their attempt is also to be the youngest in the world to top Makalu, located in the Mahalangur... + continue reading
Words by Gaël Couturier and Jacky Everaerdt Frederik Van Lierde, Ironman World Champion shared a few words with us about his recent reduced performance at the Abu Dhabi International triathlon. This is a little email Q&A we did with him after the race:   The Outdoor Journal: Tell... + continue reading
Pramod Gurung of Nepal precariously made his way up a 10 ft high makeshift wooden ramp overlooking the river Ganges in the adventure sports hub of Rishikesh in North India and stormed down it's slope to hit the cold emerald colored water in his hardshell kayak.  Gurung, who is one of... + continue reading
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