2 Mongolian Climbers missing above south Cole of Everest

Mongolian climbers, Purevsuren Lkhagvar and Ushukhjgargal Tsendamba missing above 8,000m on Everest in the middle of summit waves. Two Mongolian climbers disappeared after they departed Camp 4 for the summit. They were climbing without supplementary O2 or sherpa support. Usukhjargal Tsedendamba and Prevsuren Lkhagvajav last made radio contact with Base Camp as they departed Camp 4 at 7:30 pm on Sunday (11-05-2024). They planned to reach the summit the following morning but never contacted Base Camp again.

Photo source: Everest Chronicles

कामीरिता कीर्तिमानी २९ औं पटक सगरमाथामा

Mr. Kami Rita Sherpa, the current world record holder, surpassed his own remarkable achievement by successfully summiting Mount Everest for the 29th time on May 12, 2024. This feat echoes the historic first ascent of Everest on May 29, 1953, accomplished by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. According to reports, a multitude of climbers are currently en route to conquer the world’s highest peak, with over 100 climbers having reached the summit since last Friday. A total of 414 climbers have obtained permits to undertake this formidable challenge, highlighting the allure of scaling 8,000-meter and higher mountains during the spring season.

Birendra lake Outbrust 2024

There was a glacier lake outburst in the Gorkha district yesterday. The glacier lake, known as Birendra Lake (3700m), is located north of Samagaun, before reaching the Manaslu (8163m) Himal Base Camp. Due to an avalanche from the Manaslu, the lake water splashed down, causing a flash flood downstream towards the lower lands of the Budi Gandaki River. According to news agencies, the bridge between Samdo village and Sama Gaun village (along the Manaslu Circuit trekking route) was destroyed by the flash flood.

Everest Expedition 2024

This spring 2024, 63 climber obtained permits to scale Mount Everest, including 13 women climbers and 50 men. Spring is considered the best time to climb Everest, and there may be more climbers waiting to apply for permits. Around 500 permits were issued for Everest alone.

The first succesful climb to Mt. Everest was in 1953, May 29th by Sir Edmond Hillary and Mt. Tenzing Norgey Sherpa from Nepal. Since then, thousands have scalled everest. Many climbers have lost their life due to bad weather condition, lack of oxyzen, avalanche and personal physical contition.

Maha Shivaratri Festival

Maha Shivaratri ( महाशिवरात्रि), ‘The Great Night of Shiva’) is a Hindu festival celebrated on 8th March 2024. The festival is in, March 8th 20024. Thousands of Hindu people visit to Pashupatinanth (honour of the deity Shiva) in Kathmandu from all over the countries and India as well as.
According to the Hindu calendar, the festival is observed on the fourteenth day of the dark (waning) half of the lunar month of Phalguna or Magha. The festival commemorates the wedding of Shiva and Parvati, and the occasion that Shiva performs his divine dance, called the Tandava.
It is a notable festival in Hinduism, marking a remembrance of “overcoming darkness and ignorance” in life and the world. It is observed by remembering Shiva and chanting prayers, fasting, and meditating on ethics and virtues such as honesty, non-injury to others, charity, forgiveness, and the discovery of Shiva. Ardent devotees stay awake throughout this night. Others visit one of the Shiva temples or go on a pilgrimage to the Jyotirlingams. The festival is believed to have originated in 5th century BCE.

Avalanche in Annapurna circuit

There was an heavy avalanche in Manang area (Annapurna Circuit Trekking route) on 3rd march 2024. At Nyshang Dhikurpokhari, due to avalanche the circuit trail to Annapurna was blocked. The avalanche are is 14km north from the headquarter of Manang district Chame. As per the CDO of Manang, they have been working to clear the blockade by a excavator from yesterday. As per ACAP officer, there are about 30 trekkers each day trekking through the route. The avalanche happened was at night and there were no any people in an accident.

Trekker found dead in Machhapuchare

Ms. Pla Josh, a German national, was discovered deceased in Machhepuchare, Nepal, where she had been trekking with an American companion. She had lost contact since Saturday, prompting the deployment of the Armed Police Force to search the suspected area. Her body was found vertically down a rock in Machhapuchare Rural Municipality, Mirsa. According to her trekking partner, she slipped while returning from the Machhepuchare trek. The American companion reported the incident to the police in Pokhara. The search team located her on a steep rock slope and is now preparing to retrieve her body with the assistance of ropes.

Source: News agency

Snow in High mountain

After a five-month dry winter, Nepal experienced widespread rain, with some areas even having hail mixed in. As the trekking season began in March and April, snowfall in the high Himalayas added excitement and challenges to the trails. Despite the difficulties, the snowy landscapes promised breathtaking views of the majestic Himalayas from cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Mustang is nominated to best destination

The New York Times nominated to Mustang Trekking to its 52 best destinations to the tourist in the world. The lost forbidden kingdom of Tibet, Mustang has its unique cultural diversity and landscape. The recent days, tourist attracted to explore its unique culture “mountain Buddhism”, rural life and barren mountains.

The north from Kagbeni is known as Upper Mustang which is a religious and archaeological site. The traditional houses, chorten, caves are mysterious. Lo Manthang, the previous kingdom of Lo King, the village is surrounded by stone wall around. The local people, Bhotia or Lo are very kind and helpful. The muktinath temple is equally worshipped by Bddhist and Hinu which is located at an altitude of 3800m to the west of Mt.Annapurna and East of Mt. Dhaulagiri. Thousands of Indian pilgrimage come to visit to that temple. The mountain view from here are spacticular including Mt Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Nilgiri, Dhampus Peak, Gurja Himal and many more.

There are clean and nice guesthouse to accommodate to the tourist and the lodge owner prepare delicious meal. Over 100000 tourist visited to the Mustang are in 2023. Mustang can be reach from Pokhara or via Annapurna circuit trekking (crossing Throng-la 5416m) or Tilicho pass. There are motorable road from Pokhara and regular flight from Pokhara to Jomsom.  

World Record in Everest Climb

Sagarmatha 8848m is also known as Mt Everest is the top of the world is in Nepal. It was first summited by Sr. Edmond Hillary and Tenzing Norgey Sherpa in 1953 May 29. There are over 7000 successful ascents to the top of the world. There were over 300 death accident in Everest within this 70 years’ history.

In 2023-year spring season around 467 climbers got permit to scale the top of the world including 98 women climber from 65 countries including Nepal.

Mr Kami Rita Sherpa break his own record with 27times successful summit to the top of the world.  This year expedition’s first summiteer was Ms. Kaine from Pakistan and Pasang Temba Sherpa from Nepal. Many climbers are near summit. As per the news agency, most of them will summit within 20th of May 2023.