Senior editor @GraysonSchaffer files daily reports from Base Camp
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In an excerpt from the book by the men who led the quest to solve the mystery of George Mallory's disappearance, the authors for the first time reveal the evidence they uncovered—and offer their chilling re-creation of Mallory and Irvine's last hours.
Like any city, Everest Base Camp has its own social structure, an astonishing collection of amenities, and just as many problems. Outside decided to take a look back at the history of this little village at the top of the world.
Is it possible to guide safely on Everest? Or will the mountain always demand its pound of flesh? Mark Jenkins talks to a dream team of veterans in a frank look at the risks, rewards, and nightmares of taking clients to the top.
Survivors of the 1996 Everest disaster share their memories of one of the mountain's deadliest days, and the fallout afterwards
The arrival of high-altitude helicopters on Mount Everest and other Nepalese peaks has transformed search-and-rescue and saved lives. But the choppers have also added to the chaos at the top of the world—and introduced a deadly new brand of danger.
The 10 greatest moments on Everest, from the mountain's discovery in the 19th century to Apa Sherpa's record-breaking 21st ascent in 2011.
With the 2012 climbing season underway, we look back at some of the most incredible moments to take place on the world's tallest mountain over the last 150 years.
The fact that Kobold's new Himalayan Edition watch is built with a few chunks of rock that, technically speaking, were removed illegally from Everest has caused a minor hubbub
We celebrate rivalries because they push our human race to its limits, and, in doing so, redefine them time and again. Here are our six favorites.
In the 16 years since Into Thin Air, Mount Everest has become safer in many ways, with better storm forecasting and amazing high-altitude rescue helicopters. So why did 10 people die in 2012?