Temperature in the Himalayas is rising at a higher rate

Ang Tshering Sherpa is the president of Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). Sherpa, who is associated with Asian Trekking, is one of the few persons in the country with in-depth knowledge about climatic condition and topography of Nepali mountain peaks as well as other peaks in the Himalayan Range. Sherpa, who is also an honorary member […]

Ang Tshering Sherpa

Ang Tshering Sherpa

Ang Tshering Sherpa is the president of Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). Sherpa, who is associated with Asian Trekking, is one of the few persons in the country with in-depth knowledge about climatic condition and topography of Nepali mountain peaks as well as other peaks in the Himalayan Range. Sherpa, who is also an honorary member of International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA), is affiliated with number of social organizations. Sherpa recently talked to eTravelPress on several issues related to Nepali mountaineering sector. Excerpts:

Almost all the expeditions to Mt Everest this season have been cancelled. What message will it relay in the international market?

A tragic incident occurred in Everest this year. An avalanche struck mountaineering workers at an altitude of 5,800 meters between Everest Base Camp and Camp I. Sixteen climbers were swept away. Thirteen bodies have been recovered, while three are still missing. It is one of the biggest losses of human lives in Everest.

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Our focus will be on promoting cultural trekking trails: Pandey

Sagar Pandey is the newly elected general secretary of the Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) – the umbrella organization of more than 900 trekking agencies in the country. The young and promising entrepreneur runs a number of businesses including the Himalayan Glacier Treks and Expedition. Kishor Basnyat of eTravelPress recently talked to Pandey on […]

Sagar Pandey

Sagar Pandey

Sagar Pandey is the newly elected general secretary of the Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) – the umbrella organization of more than 900 trekking agencies in the country. The young and promising entrepreneur runs a number of businesses including the Himalayan Glacier Treks and Expedition. Kishor Basnyat of eTravelPress recently talked to Pandey on various aspects of Nepali trekking industry. Excerpts: (more…)