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Forgotten 7,000’s: Langtang Lirung » Explorersweb

In Nepal, there are 86 peaks (including sub-peaks) between 7,000m and 7,999m. Some of them haven’t been climbed for years. Today, we examine the climbing history of 7,227m Langtang Lirung. Langtang Lirung Langtang Lirung lies on the border of Tibet, in the Langtang Himal subrange of the Himalayas, southwest of …

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Six killed in Nepal helicopter crash near Mount Everest

CNN — Six people have died in a helicopter crash in Nepal, a spokesperson for Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport said Tuesday. The Manang Air helicopter was carrying five Mexican passengers and a Nepali pilot, Teknath Sitoula told CNN. Reuters reported that Manang Air caters to tourists wanting a view of …

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