Major Ritesh Goel was part of the Indian Army Expedition on Everest Base Camp when the disastrous earthquake struck Nepal in May 2015, and triggered a deadly avalanche on the mountain.
He treated more than 80 people before helicopters could arrive. In an exclusive story for The Outdoor Journal, he shares his personal journey through the catastrophic event. (more…)
It was a year of jaw dropping lows for the environment and for the outdoors community.
A small bed-and-breakfast delivers aid to remote regions, a small non-for-profit uses open source mapping to create precise maps of the rugged terrain, an adventure gear company manufactures tarps and other relief material.
The plan that will cost millions includes repair of damaged trekking trails and creating alternate trekking routes in Manaslu and Langtang region. .
Sources say at least 26 people have died across the sub-continent as a 7.3 earthquake hit Nepal Tuesday afternoon.
Nepal government says Icefall Doctors have assessed the traditional climbing route on Everest and are unsure of the 2015 climbing season.