Famous mountain climber from Kazakhstan Maksut Zhumayev is setting off to climb North America’s highest mountain peak Mount McKinley.
Distraught Nepalese guides and climbers cancelled expeditions on Mount Everest Monday after at least 13 colleagues died in an avalanche, as anger mounted at poor payments for sherpas who take huge risks on the world's highest peak.
A forest fire was raging atop a Philippine mountain, threatening endangered plants and animals in an area also considered by some local sects as a holy place.
A famous Kazakhstan alpinist Maksut Zhumayev suggests popularizing picnics in the mountains through building the necessary facilities.
Almaty is the most 'alluring city' in Kazakhstan and number 7 of the Top 10 cities to visit in 2014 according to The Rough Guide.
A French climber scaling a glacier off Mont Blanc got more than satisfaction for his efforts when he stumbled across a treasure trove of emeralds, rubies and sapphires.
Two travelers from the Czech Republic are going to cross the Pamir Mountains driving through Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.
He believe the new resorts will be popular among Europeans, since Kazakhstan is located in the crossroads between the Old World and Asia.
An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer has begun his ascent of Mount Everest, his website said, in a bid to become the oldest man to reach the roof of the world.
A British man and his 12-year-old son were found dead Sunday in the Mont-Blanc massif that spreads around Europe's highest peak.
A movie featuring the Mokhnatka mount tragedy will be screened and more than twenty Kazakhstan singers will perform at the concert.
Works to eliminate consequences of the wildfire at Mokhnatka Mount in Ile-Alatau National Park should be finished by 2014.
Three Ecuadorans who survived an avalanche in Nepal that killed at least nine people at the weekend still aim to top out on Manaslu, the world's eighth highest mountain.
Rescuers in Nepal searched Monday for seven missing climbers after an avalanche which killed at least nine people, swept away in their tents ahead of a final push on one of the world's highest mountains.
Fire-fighters are eliminating a dry grass fire in the mountains of Sarkand region of Almaty oblast.
The fire covering the area of 120 hectares was quenched at 06:00 p.m. on September 3. No casualties were reported.
40 foresters continue quenching smoldering roots and trunks of trees on Mokhnatka mount in Ile-Alatau national park.
Mudflows threat is high during summer in Almaty when glaciers in nearby mountains are melting melting heavily.
Austrian Alpine Community representatives gave a number of helpful advises on regional mountain tourism development.
Windstorms that fell thousand of trees last year are likely to repeat in Almaty foothills in May this year.
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