Austrian climber who visited Nepal 100 times in 50 yrs: Mountains teach coming down is as important as going up

Wolfgang Nairz is a renowned mountaineer and the leader of Austria‚Äôs 1978 Everest expedition, in which Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler reached the top of Everest without bottled oxygen. Nairz first came to Nepal in 1970 and since then has been coming to Nepal on a regular basis. Last week, Nairz arrived in Nepal for […]

Everest climb in autumn sounds tough, but can be done: Garrett Madison

Garrett Madison is one of the most sought-after foreign climbers and mountain guides. Since he first summited Everest in 2006, he has led over 60 climbers to the summit of Everest and started his own company, Madison Mountaineering. Madison holds multiple high-altitude mountaineering world records. He is the only person to have climbed Mount Everest […]