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Even Mount Everest Is Shutting Down

An official declaration from Nepal's Department of Immigration confirms that the world's highest peak will be closed for the season due to coronavirus concerns

Anna Callaghan and Matt Skenazy
Mar 12, 2020

Kilian Jornet Returns to Everest but the Reason Is a Secret

Two years after his disputed back-to-back summit of the world's tallest mountain, alpinist and ultrarunner Kilian Jornet has received a permit to climb Everest again this fall. If he plans to go for another record, he's not telling people.

Taylor Gee
Sep 6, 2019