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  • Friday, December 7, 2012

    Pakistan poised to

    attract major chunk of Winter Mountaineering Expeditions with the reduced Royalty fee

  • Winter mountaineering is back in the limelight, all set to carve an altogether new episode of human endurance in the world of mountaineering. Pakistan, with her five mighty 8000ers in the rugged Karakorum and Himalayas, is again leading the table with the lowest royalty fee on these snow caps, attracting hordes of ambitious climbers.

  • Friday, December 14, 2012

    Return of the

    “Ice Warrior”: Krzysztof Wielicki to lead Polish Winter Broad Peak Expedition 2012/2013

  • Once known as the fastest Alpinist in the world, the 62-year-old Krzysztof Wielicki has climbed all the 14 eight thousanders for no fewer than 15 times in his stellar career. He has two winter peaks, The Everest 1980 which was a jaw-dropping epoch in the history of mountaineering for being the first 8000er ever climbed in winters.