Everest 2013

Brawl On Everest: Ueli Steck’s Story

This past week, news circled the globe of a brawl on Everest, and the initial details were suitably dramatic. On April 27, roughly 100 Sherpas and a three-person European alpine team, including...

Eli Reimer: Base Camp Bagger

On March 14, 15-year-old Eli Reimer became the first American teenager with Down Syndrome to reach Everest Base Camp. “We took time to really spell it out for him in a way that he could...

Yuichiro Miura: The Old Fogey

In his third bid for the summit, 80-year-old Yuichiro Miura of Japan is attempting to reclaim the title of oldest Everest climber. He’s held the oldest man on top of the world title before...

How Much Does It Cost to Climb Everest?

High-altitude mountaineering is a pay-to-play game. If you’re going to attempt to climb Mount Everest you're going to shell out a minimum of $30,000. Most western guiding companies charge...

First Dispatch of Everest 2013

I just got back to Everest base camp after spending five nights up on the mountain. On April 20 we climbed up through the