Videos tagged with "trekking in the himalayas"
The Trek Climb Ski Nepal Story | Trekking and climbing in Nepal [02:52]
Tika Tamang narrates this video from our offices in Kathmandu and explains how our business in Nepal came to be, along with his role as manager and leader of our Nepal based operations. Our trekking and climbing adventures in Nepal are the result of an enduring friendship between Nick Farr (from Australia) and Tika Tamang that has seen them jointly educate, empower and invest in the dedicated and loyal Sherpa team that today run all our trekking and climbing trips in Nepal.
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Trekking in the Himalayas [01:22]
The climatic conditions in the Sagarmatha region change without prior signs. The team gears up for the summit attempts as the weather clears up and the men set out for the top. There is no time to waste, it's a now or never situation as the teams climbing permit expires by the end of the month may 2001. Indian Army added another feather to its cap in May 2001, when its mountaineers successfully scaled Mount Everest and put a record eight members and seven Sherpas on the summit. This is the largest number of summiteers on Mount Everest in an Indian expedition. The mighty mountain ranges of the Himalayas have, over the centuries, inspired not only man's imagination and spiritual quest, but also his spirit of adventure. Mount Everest, the tallest of the peaks of the Himalayas as also the whole world, stood in its unattainable isolation for thousands of years, till Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary conquered it in 1953. Since then, at least a thousand climbers have set foot on it. That at least 200 have lost their lives while trying to scale the peak speaks of the infinite dangers involved in the task. The Indian Army Mount Everest Expedition was flagged off by the Chief of the Army Staff on 1st March 2001 at New Delhi. It was led by Col. Krishan Kumar. After flagging off, the team moved to Nepal and after a long trek from Jiri, reached Base Camp of Everest on 3rd April 2001. The stocking and establishment of various camps was completed by 10th May 2001 and summit attempts ...
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Trekking in the Himalayas;Syangboche to Lukla [06:32]
The flight from Syangboche airstrip to Lukla then on to Kathmandu
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