Two Slovakian climbers and three Nepalese guides are missing at Dhaulagiri
base camp after an avalanche, they were here to scale the mountain," local official Tulsiram Bhandari told AFP from Myagdi district.
Normal life in some six districts in Gandaki and four districts in Dhaulagiri
zone has been crippled due to the banda.
The TSWR has called the shutdown in eight districts of Gandaki and Dhaulagiri
zones as part of the on going protests by Maoists and its sister organisations against the President's move to block the Maoist-led government's decision to sack Army Chief General Rookmangud Katawal
The team will be camping by the remains of an old aeroplane used by the first expedition to Dhaulagiri
Kalopani had great mountain views of the eastern flank of Dhaulagiri
Mr Hinkes reached the top of Dhaulagiri
in May with his climbing partner amid tough conditions ( and the first thing they did was rustle up a plate of eggs and chips with chapatis and a cup of tea.
The Japanese expedition will scour Mount Dhaulagiri
in Nepal - the world's seventh highest - with infrared cameras that can detect body temperature.
(8,167 meters), and one each is making a bid to climb Mt.
Ginette Harrison, 41, was crushed by a huge snowfall 5000 feet from the summit of Nepal's notorious White Mountain - Dhaulagiri
The missing included five trekkers who disappeared after an avalanche hit Mount Dhaulagiri
as climbers at the base camp were preparing to scale the 8,167-metre-high peak, the world's seventh tallest.
First American Ascent of Dhaulagiri
In 1973, Eddie Bauer outfitted the American team that first summited the world's seventh highest peak.
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): Six members of the Indian Army team on Friday successfully summitted the seventh highest peak in the world, Mount Dhaulagiri
in western Nepal, the Spanish consulate and a rescue organization in Kathmandu said Friday.
He and Pasang completed Dhaulagiri
- Alan's 13th 8000m peak - last year.
Alan Hinkes, from Northallerton, is about to set off from Kathmandu in Nepal to climb Dhaulagiri
, the world's seventh-highest mountain.