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Indian Mountaineering Foundation
News  /  Published 12.09.22

Missing climbers from West Bengal traced by rescue team, declared safe

Four climbers from West Bengal who had been missing for nearly four days while scaling Mount Ali Ratni Tibba, a 18,000-feet-high peak in Himachal Pradesh, have been found by rescue teams sent by the H...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 27.07.21

Far from sustainable

The 70th general assembly of the United Nations called on countries “to ensure that all people have the same opportunities to live a better life without compromising our planet” as part of...
By Gautam Bhattacharya

North East  /  Published 26.08.19

Apex body to deny permit to scale Kanchenjunga

India’s apex mountaineering authority will not issue permits to scale the 8,586m Kanchenjungha, the third highest peak of the world, and several other peaks that are considered sacred in deference t...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.05.19

Steel city’s best Pal to bid goodbye, head to Dehradun

Bachendri Pal may bid goodbye to Jamshedpur and her employer Tata Steel after retirement, but will continue to strive for women empowerment. The legendary mountaineer, whose five-year extension at the...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.18

Climbers clear hills of trash

A team of climbers has collected over 3,000kg of garbage from Sandakphu, Bengal’s highest point at 11,929ft, and other areas in the Singalila National Park and its fringes over the past five days as...
By Bireswar Banerjee

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West Bengal  /  Published 21.08.19

Sikkim expedition route to Kanchenjungha

The Union home ministry has opened up 137 mountain peaks, including Kanchenjungha (8586m) — the third- highest in the world, for expeditions from the Sikkim side . The Sikkim government had banned e...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.18

Frostbite toll on Sri Kailash climbers

Four mountaineers from Bengal who recently scaled Sri Kailash (6,932m) in Uttarakhand are battling frostbite and are on the verge of losing their fingers and toes, a price several veteran climbers say...
By Bitan Sikdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.04.19

TSAF climbers eye national platform

A 10-member team from Tata Steel Adventure Foundation (TSAF) will compete in the All India Sport Climbing Competition (speed and bouldering) in New Delhi on April 20 and 21.The two-day event is being ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.19

Tenzing’s ‘toughest’ peak falls to civilian team

September 15 was a Sunday. Around the time Calcuttans were gearing up for festive shopping after a late breakfast, a team from the city and its outskirts conquered a 24,000ft Himalayan peak that Tenzi...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 15.05.19

Festival aims to soar high over mountains

A Mountain Film Festival, with screening of films on climbing, adventure sports and culture of the Himalayan region selected by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF), is being organised here by t...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati


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