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The new way: Trekking Nepal's Annapurnas

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23/03/2016

Nepal’s recent spell of bad luck even saw tourists cancelling trips after the recent release of the ‘Everest’ movie. But before the country’s recent woes, trekking tourism in one of Nepal’s most iconic destinations, the Annapurnas, was already suffering from a self-inflicted wound – the area’s first road. Read on for more of this insightful update from outdoor author Terry Adby.
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Storm on Annapurna prompts blizzard of promises

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28/10/2014

The death toll from mid October’s snowstorm in the Annapurna region now stands at 43, after rescue teams recovered the bodies of three Nepalis from the Thorung La last week. In the shadow of Nepal’s worst tourism tragedy, the authorities are promising a radical overhaul of how trekking is practised there. But will anything really change? Ed Douglas reports.
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Death toll passes 39 as freak snowstorms hit Annapurna region

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15/10/2014

Heavy and unexpected snowfall struck Nepal on Tuesday as Cyclone Hudhud wreaked havoc in South Asia. With communications down and trails blocked by snow, the situation is still confused and information patchy. For those with family or friends in the area, there is an effort online to share information about missing trekkers and climbers.
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Ueli Steck's historic ascent of Annapurna

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15/10/2013

In one of the most audacious, yet perfectly executed, climbs in recent years, Ueli Steck has soloed a new route on the south face of Annapurna.
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New peak climbed in the Annapurna Sanctuary

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14/05/2013

Romanians Cosmin Andron and Cristina Pogacean have made the first ascent of Ghandarbha Chuli, a snow and ice peak on the eastern rim of the Annapurna Sanctuary.
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Famous Korean mountaineer disappears

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23/10/2011

Park Young-seok, arguably Korea's most accomplished high altitude mountaineer, is missing on the South Face of Annapurna.
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Annapurna III and Kyashar - British attempts

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25/11/2010

High winds shut down Pete Benson, Nick Bullock and Matt Helliker on their post monsoon attempt at the unclimbed East Ridge of Annapurna III (7,555m).
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Annapurna ascents celebrated

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08/11/2010

The Mount Everest Foundation annual fund raising lecture, which took place on the 4th November in the Royal Geographical Society, celebrated the 40th anniversary of the second and third ascents of Annapurna.
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Alpine Club Commendation - the history

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05/04/2009

As reported in 'Alpinists honoured for Selflessness', the Alpine Club's first Spirit of Mountaineering Commendation will be presented to Simon Anthamatten, Alexey Bolotov, Don Bowie, Horia Colibasanu, Ueli Steck and Denis Urubko for their efforts last year to save the stricken Spanish climber, Iñaki Ochoa, from high on Annapurna.
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