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Spedizione invernale nepalese al Manaslu (8.163 m)

Tenji Sherpa e Vinayak Jay Malla tenteranno in stile alpino la via normale, attraverso il versante Nord-Est della montagna “Come rappresentanti delle giovani generazioni, vogliamo inviare un messaggio positivo al mondo: le montagne del Nepal son
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A por el Manaslu en invierno y en estilo alpino

Los nepalíes Tenji Sherpa y Vinayak Jaya Malla se han propuesto un objetivo de mucha envergadura para este invierno. El alpinismo de Nepal lleva un tiempo tratando de asentarse en la vanguardia, y gracias a estrategias de comunicación como la de N
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Nepalese Manaslu winter expedition: “We have confidence in our abilities”

“We have had this project in mind for a long time,” Tenji Sherpa writes to me. “Now is a good time to realize it. We as representatives of the young generation want to send a positive message to the world that Nepal’s mountains are a safe des
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K2 Crowds Arrive in Pakistan; Nepali Duo off to Manaslu

On this first day of winter, dozens of climbers have arrived in Islamabad, ready to make mountaineering history, for good or bad. Elsewhere, others are bound for “quieter” Manaslu and Broad Peak. After playing cat-and-mouse for weeks about her w
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Two Nepali mountain guides on Mt Manaslu winter expedition in alpine style

There is much hype in the Himalayas with two all Nepali teams en route to Pakistan for a record-setting winter ascent of Mt K2 (8,622m), yet right in their own backyard, two Nepali climbers are preparing to keep the records local. Two Nepali mountai
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COVID-19 shuts down Everest

Canceled climbing season deals major blow to Nepal’s fragile economy High-altitude climbers are some of the fittest, healthiest people on the planet and their pursuits typically steer them miles away from civilization, but they won’t escape the
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Tenji Sherpa: Yes, I used oxygen

Tenji Sherpa: sì, ho usato l’ossigeno Era il compagno di cordata di Ueli Steck. Con lui ha realizzato molte scalate, tra cui citiamo la bellissima traversata Eiger-Mönch-Jungfrau sulle Alpi, e insieme hanno coltivato il sogno di una traversata h
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Legendary climber’s Nepali protégé wants to fulfil Swiss Machine’s dream.

On May 24, Tejni Sherpa, 27, summited Mount Everest for the fourth time as he and alpine photographer Johnathan Griffith became the last people to summit the highest peak of the world this spring season. Unlike his previous three accents of the worl
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Tenji Sherpa scales Mt Everest in memory of Ueli Steck

A 27-year-old Sherpa climber scaled Mt Everest this morning in honor of the world’s famous alpinist who lost his life in an accident near Camp II on Mt Everest last year. Tenjing (Tenji) Sherpa of Gudel, Solukhumbu made it to the roof of the wor
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Jon Griffith and Tenji Sherpa to Attempt Everest-Lhotse Traverse

P H O T O G R A P H S   B Y: © Jon Griffith/Alpine Exposures British alpinist Jon Griffith and Tenjing 'Tenji' Sherpa are preparing to attempt the elusive first Everest-Lhotse traverse in the coming weeks. The pair have teamed up to complet
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Ueli Steck’s Death Anniversary: Climbers follow the ‘Swiss Machine’ footsteps

File photo of Ueli Steck. Courtesy: epictv “One year ago today, Ueli Steck didn’t return from one of his acclimating tours in his beloved Himalayan mountains.” On behalf of the Ueli’s family, spokesperson Andreas Bantel today circulat
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The Last Days of Ueli Steck

How one of the world’s best mountaineers made a last-second decision that would take his life? On the evening of April 29, roughly 15 hours before world-renowned alpinist Ueli Steck died in a fall in Nepal last month, he sent a text message by sat
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Climbing partner recalls Ueli Steck after Everest tragedy

Tenji Sherpa and Ueli Steck, as in the past, had set out for mountaineering expeditions together in April. But fate had something unusual in stock for both of them this time. Steck's long-time climbing partner Sherpa suffered a frostbite on April 20
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In Ueli’s Footsteps: Tenji Sherpa and Jon Griffith to Attempt Everest-Lhotse Traverse

Two of Ueli Steck's closest friends and climbing partners will try to complete his last, unfinished climb. Tenjing “Tenji” Sherpa was sitting in Everest Base Camp, letting his mildly frostbitten digits recover, when he got the news: his climbing
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Swiss Machine, Ueli Steck killed in Mt Everest accident

Ueli Steck (41), popularly known as ‘Swiss Machine’ in the mountaineering world, was killed in an accident near Camp II on Mt Everest on Sunday morning, multiple sources at the base camp of the world’s highest peak confirmed. A group of six
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