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World 06 Jun 2019 | 5:51 PM

"Incompetent climbers" drive Everest death toll, top mountaineer says

MAIDENHEAD, England (Reuters) - Stepping over long-dead bodies of frozen climbers as he sought to reach the summit of Everest was something for which Nick Hollis was mentally prepared. But even this seasoned mountaineer could not have imagined there would be so many fresh ones.

Nation 27 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM

Malaysian climber has ‘miracle’ rescue on Nepal’s Mt Annapurna

KATHMANDU: A Malaysian climber stranded in the open for two nights on one of the world’s most treacherous mountains has been rescued in Nepal, expedition organisers said.

Travel 06 Apr 2019 | 6:00 AM

Meet the first Moroccan woman to scale the 7 summits

The first Moroccan to scale the seven summits of the world’s continents, Bouchra Baibanou, wants to inspire a new generation of women who “dare to believe in themselves”.

Malaysia 02 Jan 2019 | 6:00 AM

Is it possible to climb the tallest mountains on every continent?

Some adventurous travellers are starting to get interested in scaling the Seven Summits – the tallest mountains on the planet’s seven continents. Are you one of them?

Malaysia 06 Oct 2018 | 6:01 AM

ZafigoX2018 all set to inspire women travellers

Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir announces ZafigoX2018, an event for women who travel by women who travel, by unveiling the list of international speakers.

World 14 May 2018 | 3:01 PM

Australian climbs Everest, sets fastest seven summit record - hiking official

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Australian Steve Plain became the fastest climber to scale the highest peaks in seven continents, taking 117 days for a feat popularly called the "Seven Summits", after he scaled Mount Everest early on Monday, his expedition company in Nepal said.

Living 19 Dec 2017 | 8:01 AM

Malaysian woman aspires to climb the world's highest mountains

Siti Hanisah Sharuddin successfully scaled Mount Everest. And to stay on top of the world, she is looking to climb the world's seven highest peaks.