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.
Russian climber Alexey Bolotov died on Tuesday at the Khumbu Icefall, though details on the incident remain scarce. Veteran mountaineer Alan Arnette pieces together what is known so far.
Famed explorer Alan Arnette gives us the inside scoop on what he wears to stay warm in the South Pole.
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