"You could have taken the '96 crowd out of central casting," says Beck Weathers, author of Left for Dead: My Journey Home from Everest, a 2000 book in which the Texas physician writes about his...
With a swell of rebel violence this past summer and a fresh attack in early November, climbers and trekkers are weighing the risks of travel to Nepal. How real is the danger?
Meet Apa Sherpa, who will attempt to break his own record of 12 Everest summits this month
Three Generations of Great Climbing Sherpas
Hoping to snag high-rolling adventurers, Nepal green-lights its first full-time heli-skiing operation
Remember the lessons of Everest 1996? Nobody else seems to. The world's highest peak is more crowded than everand ripe for a deadly reckoning.
After a dark year, Nepal offers up a trove of glittering new prizes: 103 peaks and miles of virgin terrain