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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

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

Accident in Dhaulagiri trekking

Trekkers were going to Dhaulagiri trek from west side. One of the porter lift the luggage of the trekkers to Dhaulagiri Base Camp at an altitude of 4650m from sea level. The porters were returning to the Italian base camp (3500m) on 20th of April 2023. The avalanche hit them while returning. One of the porter name Amrit Rai, permanent resident of Solukhumvu, Dudhkunda-1, age of 20 was died.

Mt. Dhaulagiri I 8167m is 7th highest peak in the world. The round Dhaulagiri is considered as one of the difficult trekking pass.

Avalanche in Annapurna

An Indian climber, Mr. Anurag Malu went to climb Annapurna I 8091m (10th highest mountain in the world) was hit by avalanche. He was successfully rescued on 20th of April after 3 days of accident. He was in between camp 2 and 3 at an altitude of 5800m. The team did some primary treatment at the base camp and lift Pokhara for further treatment and preparing to air lift to India. One French and one Nepali climber were successfully rescued in the same avalanche. Avalanche is one of the high risk to the climbers. Every year, due to avalanche climbers lost their life. It is unpredictable and can be massive.