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Avalanche in Mt Everest: 5 killed, 16 missing- 18 April
An avalanche hit Khubuche area, near Camp 1 at the height of 5800m, of Mt Everest this morning at 6:30 am , killing at least 14 mountaineers, most of them Sherpas.Some of the victims have been rescued and brought down to the base camp, and rescue operation is underway.The avalanche came sweeping from the Khubuche Icefall and hammered over at tents of Sherpas, who were heading t . .
Royalty fixed for Nepalese mountaineers- 16 April
As per the notice published on 12 Jan 2014 on Gazette of Government of Nepal, Nepalese national will have to pay royalty on the basis of height of the mountain. The royalty rate is fixed on season wise basis and each member has to pay royalty amount as mentioned below.Height of mountain    6501m-6999m              . .
NMA starts monitoring- 15 April
NMA has decided to monitor its peaks located in different regions of the country. During the monitoring, NMA representatives will hold interaction with local people, associations on the issues related with climbing permits, illegal climbing, garbage management, development of permit checking system etc. The following executive board members were deputed for this task.Deebas B S . .
40th NMA Anniversary on 1 Nov
   40th NMA Anniversary on 1 Nov NMA is celebrating its 40th Anniversary on 1 No 2013 at NMA-Secretariat, Naxal with various programs. Hon'ble Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Ram Kumar Shrestha has given his consent to be the chief guest of program. Other high level government officials, Presidents and representatives of travel related organizations a . .
1st Park Yeoung Seok Climbing Competition- 23 Oct
NMA in coordination with Park Yeoug Seok Foundation is organizing 1st Park Yeoung Seok Climbing Competition on 1 & 2 Nov 2013. Registration form has been started to distribute from NMA Secretariat upon the receipt of Rs 1000 as registration fee.  The competition will be organized at Himalaya Climbing & Training Center, Balaju Industrial Area. The competition will b . .
Tourist died in Manaslu area- 22 Oct
  Tourist died in Manaslu area- 22 Oct A 30 Year old named Ms. Konojac Domonique from Poland died on 21 Oct after she fell into Budhi Gandaki while trekking in Larkepass of Manaslu area. ( source: A 30 Year old named Ms. Konojac Domonique from Poland died on 21 Oct after she fell into Budhi Gandaki while trekking in Larkepass of Manaslu area. ( source: setopa . .
Delay in identification of new 8000 m peaks- 20 Oct
During UIAA General Assembly held in Switzerland from 3- 5 Oct, Pakistan Alpine Club and Indian Mountaineering Foundation requested to give them some time to discuss in their general assembly and get approval to proceed for international recognition of additional five mountains above 8000m. UIAA initiated the Agura project to identify and recognize new peaks above 8,000 metres. . .
In-Jeong Lee re-elected President of UAAA-7 Oct

General Assembly of Union of Asian Alpine Association (UAAA) in Pakistan from 29 Sep - 1 Oct 2013 re-elected In-Jeng Lee  and Christine Pae as President and General Secretary of UAAA respectively.

German and Austrian alpine clubs to rejoin UIAA- 6 Oct
The UIAA - International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation voted unanimously at its General Assembly on 5 Oct to accept the applications of the German Alpine Club (DAV) and Der Verband alpiner Vereine Österreichs (VAVÖ) to rejoin the federation.German Alpine Club (DAV) was founded in 1869 and has become the world's largest alpine sports organization with more tha . .
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