On July 9, 65-year-old Scottish climber Rick Allen left his three teammates on Broad Peak in Pakistan’s Karakorum Range to make a solo push on a new route up a steep ice cliff. He didn’t return.
Days after breaking his neck in a freak surf accident in December 2014, Australian Steve Plain made an odd decision: to climb the Seven Summits, the highest peak on each continent.
Last week, Outside reported on the Ukrainian Everest expedition that left $50,000 of cryptocurrency on the summit of Everest. But we missed one very crucial piece of information.
Last year, Outside reported that the Hillary Step, the iconic feature 200 feet from Everest’s summit, had been fundamentally altered by the 2015 earthquake that shook the mountain.
Dozens of climbers forced to turn back shy of the summit after a massive equipment failure.
After four previous attempts, on May 14 the 70-year-old Chinese climber finally stood on the summit
Two Everest climbers are under scrutiny and face a ten-year ban that could potentially end the guiding career of one of Everest’s most famous guides.
A stunning moment occurred on May 9, when two Sherpas fell into a crevasse on Everest. The incident was captured on video.
Boyan Petrov was last seen near Camp 3 on Shishapangma, in Tibet, nearly a week ago.
Ngima Sherpa and Dendi Sherpa were caught in a collapse Thursday morning, and sustained the first major injuries of the season
Each season on Everest, a wide range of climbers seek to set records, make a statement, support a cause, or just to do something different. 2018 is no exception.
As usual, there is already hand-wringing about overcrowding, trash, and deaths.
Early this winter, the hundreds of climbers making plans for spring-summit attempts on Mount Everest suddenly faced a new set of rules.
The country’s high-altitude workers have traditionally worked for paying clients to western guides. But a new generation is pushing the boundaries.
In just six days, the British climber Kenton Cool completed a trilogy that had never before been attempted: Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse, some of the world's highest mountains, in a single push.
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