Annapurna


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  • noun

Synonyms for Annapurna

wife of Siva and a benevolent aspect of Devi: Hindu goddess of plenty

a mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (26,500 feet high)

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Viesturs is respected in the mountaineering community for his careful approach to the tough terrain of peaks such as Annapurna.
Built with the Annapurna Labs' Alpine AL314 processor, the DNA 1720 features high performance per watt, two 2.
Women LEAD Nepal invites supporters to join them in March 2016 to run (or walk) the 5km International Woman's Day Fun Run in Kathmandu, followed by a 6-day trek into the Annapurna foothills to deliver school supplies to communities along the trail.
The Annapurna region sees the highest number of trekkers, followed by the Everest region.
Rachael Mellor, |left, with her daughter Annapurna, on a trek in Annapurna in 2013
But dangerous landslides are continuing all around them, trapping the students in a tea plantation between the tiny village of Pokhara and Annapurna.
Sandra Dade was part of a 37-strong group from Wales that found themselves in a 36-hour long torrential downpour after spending the night on the 3,056m Tara Hill Top, in the Annapurna range.
Simon Wilde and his daughter Sophie were believed to have been the victims of the deadly blizzard on the Annapurna Circuit that had injured 175 and killed at least 43 trekkers on Oct 14.
Mr Sherridan said people in front of him "disappeared" as the storms hit the Himalayan Annapurna range.
The Annapurna Circuit in Nepal has always been called the world's greatest trek.
Scores of other adventurers from various countries are also missing, victims of blizzards and avalanches which struck on the 150-mile Annapurna trail in the Himalayas on Tuesday.
Dolpa district is next to Manang and Mustang districts in the popular Annapurna mountain range trail where most of the foreign trekkers and Nepalese guides and villagers were killed this week.
The tail end of Hudhud went on to cause sudden and severe snowstorms further north in Nepal, killing at least 30 people on the Annapurna circuit, a Himalayan trek that is popular with foreign adventure tourists.
Sixty more people were rescued from the Annapurna trail, a three-week route popular with foreign adventure tourists that circles the world's tenth-tallest mountain, bringing the total saved to 371.
Severe weather triggered by the tail end of Cyclone Hudhud, which battered neighbouring India's east coast, hit trekking groups on the Annapurna circuit as well as mountaineers trying to scale the avalanche-prone Mount Dhaulagiri in central Nepal on Tuesday.