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Avalanches and Landslides

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  • Reader Report: Trekkers beat the crowd on Everest Base Camp climb

    Reader Report: Trekkers beat the crowd on Everest Base Camp climb
    Second of three parts. LUKLA AIRPORT, Khumbu Valley, Everest Region, Nepal, May 6. Our flight to Lukla was only half full, and my trekking partner, April Thompson Egbert, and I were the only ones on board who intended to climb to Everest Base Camp....
  • Wisconsin man climbing Everest survives avalanche triggered by Nepal quake

    Wisconsin man climbing Everest survives avalanche triggered by Nepal quake
    A Wisconsin man climbing Mount Everest has survived a powerful earthquake that shook Nepal on Saturday. Andy Land, 52, of Fond du Lac, and his climbing team guided by International Mountain Guides of Ashford, Washington, were in the Khumbu Icefall...
  • Some with Carroll ties walk Nepal's road to recovery from earthquakes

    Some with Carroll ties walk Nepal's road to recovery from earthquakes
    It was turbulence — Lauren Pauls knew that. But after enduring a major earthquake, as well as aftershocks and a second major earthquake just hours before take-off, every time her May 12 flight from Nepal to Maryland hit a rough patch of air, she had...
  • Dozens die in Colombia mudslide

    Dozens die in Colombia mudslide
    An avalanche of mud and debris roared through an alpine town in western Colombia before dawn Monday, killing at least 58 people in a flash flood and mudslide triggered by heavy rains. Residents were stirred from bed in the dead of the night by a loud...
  • Flood, mudslide sweep away homes in Colombia, killing 52

    An avalanche of mud and debris roared over an alpine town in western Colombia before dawn Monday, killing at least 52 people in a flash flood and mudslide triggered by heavy rains. Residents were stirred from bed in the dead of the night by a loud...
  • Five Questions for Under Armour's Nick Cienski

    Five Questions for Under Armour's Nick Cienski
    Nick Cienski and his six-person team arrived at Mount Everest base camp in Nepal early last month to acclimate themselves for a difficult and unique climbing expedition, one designed to break a world record and raise money to help put a stop to human...
  • Evanston pair's Nepal trek took them to heart of devastation

    Evanston pair's Nepal trek took them to heart of devastation
    On the morning of April 25, Evanston residents Heidi Hoppe and Jay Twery were part of a trekking group that had been hiking six days and had already made it about two thirds of the way to the Mount Everest Base Camp, their ultimate destination....
  • Thousands spend night outdoors as death toll rises in Nepal

    Thousands spend night outdoors as death toll rises in Nepal
    Thousands of fear-stricken people spent the night outdoors after a new earthquake killed dozens of people and spread more misery in Nepal, which is still reeling from a devastating quake that killed more than 8,000 nearly three weeks ago. A U.S....
  • Second earthquake strikes Nepal

    Second earthquake strikes Nepal
    Jen Hardy was distributing supplies Tuesday in a remote area of Nepal for Catholic Relief Services when the ground began shaking again. Nearby buildings collapsed. Hardy was in a mango grove, where the danger was less. An elderly woman near her burst...
  • Muhlenberg students caught in Nepal quake

    Muhlenberg students caught in Nepal quake
    Four Muhlenberg College students studying in Nepal were safe and fine Saturday after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake left about 1,000 people dead in the region. All of the students had made contact with the college or their families by Saturday afternoon,...
  • Another Major Quake Hits Nepal, Killing At Least 4 And Toppling Damaged Buildings

    Another Major Quake Hits Nepal, Killing At Least 4 And Toppling Damaged Buildings
    KATHMANDU, Nepal — A major earthquake hit a remote mountainous region of Nepal on Tuesday, killing at least four people, triggering landslides and toppling buildings less than three weeks after the country was ravaged by its worst quake in decades....