We'd known about the storm for days, so how come hundreds of trekkers were caught off guard?
A paragliding mecca
The climbing season may not be closed for business just yet this season, but it may be tough to convince the mountain's most important climbers to carry on.
For the first time, armed police will patrol Everest Base Camp. just don’t expect them to curb the growing conflicts.
A daredevil's plan to jump off the top of the world
From Everest Base Camp, professional climbing guide Garrett Madison has been following developments on the fight between Ueli Steck, Simone Moro, Jonathan Griffith, and a group of Sherpas. He gives us the insider perspective and what the media got wrong.
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 top of the world is getting more crowded—last spring, 94 teams visited base camp, and 535 climbers reached the summit. Rescue operations are getting more sophisticated, too, with high-altitude helicopters and, starting this year, a team of Sherpa rangers. Here's a look at where things go wrong and the support systems in place when they do.
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