A US climber has died after descending from Everest, officials said on Tuesday, taking this season’s toll to 11 including several deaths blamed on overcrowding on the world’s highest mountain.
The singer has announced that he will attempt to climb Mount Everest to raise funds for a non-profit justice reform charity in honour of his late father.
This trip serves as a testament to strong will of Emirati women and their ability to overcome various challenges. It also aims to spread positive values, such as teamwork, fearlessness among women.
"This event promotes the objectives of the "Positive Spirit" initiative organised by the Dubai Police under the directives of Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police," Brig. Shuhail added.
Chinese climber who became the first blind Asian to scale Mount Everest said he aims to climb the highest peaks on all seven continents and then travel to the North and South Poles.
The team of 16 Emiratis from the UAE Armed Forces in true team spirit projected three of its members to the summit on the morning of Oct.15, in conditions that could only be described as extremely perilous.
Nirmal Purja, a former member of the Gurkhas — a brigade of Nepalis in British army famous for their fearlessness — as well as the elite Special Boat Service, kicked off "Project Possible" in April.
King Charles III received the sons of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa to mark the 70th anniversary of the first confirmed ascent of Mount Everest.
A team of Tibetan mountaineering guides will set up the separation line at the peak before climbers attempt to reach the summit from the Chinese side, the official Xinhua News Agency said.
It was not clear what the separation line would be made of.