Outdoor recreation

Malli Mastan Babu
National

World record holder mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu missing in the Ceros

Top mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu now seems missing for five days when he was dropped off at the base camp on the Argentinean side of the Ceros mountains between Argentina and Chile on 24th March. He left the camp and has not been seen since. He should have returned on the 24th itself, but the weather […]

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Outdoor education
Environment

Maharashtra GR on Adventure Sports welcome, but raise concerns

A long overdue step toward bringing in standards in advenure sports took off when the Government of Maharashtra issued norms as a Government Resolution applicable to individuals and organizations offering adventure tours. While the initial rules are better than expected, largely due to trekking organizations impleading themselves into the case by Anil Mahajan that led […]

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General

Titan Cave: England’s deepest cave unearthed

This is an old post from 2006: LONDON (AFP) – Potholers have discovered the country’s deepest cave beneath a hillside in central England, using an account by an 18th-century underground explorer, which only recently resurfaced. The spectacular hole — named Titan by those who found it — is some 140 metres (460 feet) deep, stretching […]

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